Stephen Graham Jones

Champion of blue-collar monsters keeps racking up awards

Dec. 9, 2021

“The Only Good Indians” became a New York Times bestseller and has won a host of awards, now including the 2021 Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award.

Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders on Jeopardy!

The coolest, nerdiest thing one can do: What is ‘Jeopardy!’?

Dec. 7, 2021

CU Boulder history professor Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders will make an appearance this week on the first-ever "Jeopardy!" professors tournament, competing for a $100,000 grand prize and a spot in the show’s upcoming tournament of champions.

Bruce Jakosky

Celebrating CU’s Bruce Jakosky and his dedication to the MAVEN mission to Mars

Dec. 7, 2021

The word “maven” means an expert or connoisseur, an appellation that also appropriately describes Bruce Jakosky and his knowledge of––and affinity for––the planet Mars. He has dedicated the last 18 years to making the MAVEN mission to Mars a success.

Sherri Cook

How Sherri Cook uses sustainable water treatment systems

Dec. 3, 2021

Assistant Professor Sherri Cook is pushing the boundaries of what's possible to build a more sustainable future for everyone through clean water systems.

Hystiron instrument

The value of core facilities––a researcher’s perspective

Nov. 19, 2021

Associate Professor Wil Srubar shares the importance of having core facilities, such as the Materials Instrumentation and Multimodel Imaging Core facility, at public institutions.

Woman outside in winter

Ask an expert: Staying COVID-safe this coming holiday, winter season

Nov. 15, 2021

It's important to reduce one’s risk of contracting and spreading the COVID-19 virus. Learn from expert Shelly Miller about the ways we can all help reduce our risk and keep our communities safe.

illustration of four COVID-19 engineering research projects

Behind the masks: Student helpers in COVID-19 research

Nov. 12, 2021

Student lab technicians at Denver public schools, all from populations historically excluded from engineering, helped collect data during the height of the pandemic for environmental engineering Professor Mark Hernandez's air ventilation research. Read some of their stories.

scuba diver

Earth scientist to use NSF award to dive deep into oceanic change

Nov. 10, 2021

A CAREER Award will provide Julio Sepúlveda, a ​​biogeochemist and assistant professor, with the tools to examine how global change will affect future marine ecosystems and life in general.

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The ‘collective nightmares’: Exploring the sociology of horror films

Oct. 28, 2021

CU Boulder sociologists Marshall Smith and Laura Patterson answer questions about their podcast, the sociology of horror films and “Squid Game," as well as share their top-10 horror picks just in time for Halloween.

A mostly dry river bed in the Rocky Mountains

As climate resilience moves to forefront for Intermountain West, new leader takes reins

Oct. 15, 2021

Ben Livneh, CIRES fellow and assistant professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, is adding a new title to his resume: director of Western Water Assessment.