A wildfire in Oregon

Hannah Brenkert-Smith to collaborate on $2.3 million NSF grant aimed at wildfire risk reduction

Aug. 17, 2021

A project team involving a CU Boulder researcher will assess fuel treatments as a strategy to reduce wildfire risk in the boreal forest of Alaska and western Canada. The project is funded by NSF’s Navigating the New Arctic program.

Qin (Christine) Lv

Computer Science's Qin (Christine) Lv featured in new research podcast

Aug. 12, 2021

In this episode, meet Qin (Christine) Lv, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and CU Boulder campus director for ASPIRE, a new National Science Foundation center that is exploring transportation challenges facing our world today.

Iain Boyd

Hear from hypersonics trailblazer Iain Boyd in latest podcast episode

Aug. 5, 2021

The latest episode of the Buff Innovator Insights podcast spotlights Iain Boyd of the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the Center for National Security Initiatives.

Richard Jessor

Shocked by Battle of Iwo Jima, Richard Jessor vowed to make a difference

Aug. 3, 2021

Richard Jessor, distinguished professor of behavioral science and co-founder of the Institute of Behavioral Science, is retiring after 70 years of service to CU Boulder.

The Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

PhD student, professor win major inclusivity fellowship

Aug. 3, 2021

Briana Aboulache and Karolin Luger won the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam fellowship, which looks to build a more inclusive scientific environment.

Matthew Druckenmiller

Matthew Druckenmiller discusses work with National Snow and Ice Data Center and beyond

July 29, 2021

In the latest from the Buff Innovator Insights podcast, learn how Matthew Druckenmiller's upbringing formed the foundations for his lifelong work exploring the relationships between the physical environment and the communities—especially indigenous communities—that dwell within.

The Moon (Image credit: NASA)

CU Boulder astrophysicist elected to International Academy of Astronautics

July 26, 2021

CU Boulder Professor Jack Burns, who has longstanding ties to NASA and deep experience in space research, is the newest member elected by academic peers into the astronautics organization.

A person using social media on a phone

Digital wellness program to help combat psychological impacts of social media

July 23, 2021

ATLAS Instructor Annie Margaret is creating a summer program for middle-school girls that will provide strategies adolescents can use to minimize the negative psychological impacts of social media.

Cora Randall

A professor's journey from the Hubble Space Telescope to a NASA center and more

July 22, 2021

The July 22 episode of the Buff Innovator Insights podcast features Cora Randall with conversation about her path from earning a chemistry degree to working on the Hubble Space Telescope and now leading next-generation space weather prediction.

Reiland Rabaka

Buff Innovator Insights second season kicks off July 15

July 14, 2021

Season two of the Research & Innovation Office's Buff Innovator Insights podcast launches with an episode featuring Reiland Rabaka, the inaugural director of the Center for African and African American Studies.