Person listening to music on a train in Taiwan while wearing a face mask

CU's Austin Okigbo studies music from past pandemics

Aug. 31, 2021

Austin Okigbo, associate professor in the College of Music and affiliate faculty in Ethnic Studies and Global Health, studies the intersection of music and public health.

Stephen Graham Jones (Photo credit: Gary Isaacs)

Stephen Graham Jones reflects on latest slasher novel

Aug. 31, 2021

“What slashers do is they carve into the world and balance the scales of justice," says horror writer and CU Boulder Professor Stephen Graham Jones. His newest book, "My Heart is a Chainsaw," is in bookstores now.

The Hope spacecraft

LASP duo takes you inside Emirates Mars Mission

Aug. 26, 2021

Heather Reed and Pete Withnell share insights into the extraordinary international collaboration that made this mission possible and the more terrestrial effects of the mission on their family. Listen to the latest episode of Buff Innovator Insights.

CIRES Fellow Noah Fierer leads a tour of lab during the congressional tour of CIRES.

Noah Fierer's unexpected passion for soil and microbes

Aug. 19, 2021

In the latest podcast episode of Buff Innovator Insights, evolutionary biologist Noah Fierer delves into how soil and microbe research can help us understand and improve the health of our environment and ourselves.

Assistant Professor Marina Vance

Marina Vance uses passion for drawing to educate, inspire

Aug. 17, 2021

Sharing her research in aerosol particle transformation in easily accessible ways, Assistant Professor Marina Vance creates animated science videos.

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.