Dancers on stage in orange light

Art, efficiency elevated with University Theatre’s new modern lighting approach

April 25, 2019

The Department of Theatre & Dance recently replaced just over half of University Theatre’s existing incandescent lighting equipment with energy-efficient LEDs.

The baloon drop at the DNC convention 2016

Campus Q&A: How many presidential candidates are too many?

April 24, 2019

With 19 candidates already in the running, Joe Biden officially entering the race and new Democratic Party rules in place, we asked Professor Ken Bickers for his take on the 2020 campaign.

Engineering building on campus

$1 million imaging system opens world of research at engineering college, across campus

April 23, 2019

A new and unique high-resolution X-ray microtomography imaging system at the College of Engineering & Applied Science will enhance research, not only in engineering but in the fields of archaeology, geology and medicine.

Two Gouldian finches rest on a branch

Birds break evolutionary rules when it comes to feather color

April 23, 2019

A species of rainbow-colored finch from Australia seems to break all of the rules of avian evolution, scientists say.

Young student raising her hand in rap lab

4th graders dig into pop music and poetry at CU Boulder

April 19, 2019

As they learn how writers revise their work and use literary devices, the students gear up for a school assembly led by an Australian rap star.

Bar magnet

Lasers make magnets behave like fluids

April 18, 2019

Researchers have discovered how magnets recover after being blasted by a laser. It turns out, they act a bit like oil and water in a jar.

High school students at symposium

Air quality inquiry teaches K-12 students to ask, answer their own questions with science and engineering

April 10, 2019

When high school students from rural Colorado research air quality as it relates to the things that interest them most, the result is enthusiastic students and one-of-a-kind projects.

Columbine Memorial

20 years later: Experts share school safety lessons post-Columbine

April 9, 2019

Twenty years after two teenage gunmen fatally shot 12 students and one teacher at Columbine High School, researchers suggest such incidents are preventable. They'll share more at a day-long conference on April 16.

Mascot Chip storms the field with CU football players

Confronting concussions: Buffs lead the way on student-athlete health

April 5, 2019

Concussions in sports such as football, soccer and water polo are a critical issue facing student-athletes nationwide, and CU Boulder is innovating the next generation of prevention and treatment.

Colorado River

CU Boulder launches initiative to support coverage of the Colorado River Basin

April 3, 2019

A journalism initiative to expand coverage of Western water issues is launching this month with support from a two-year, $700,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation.

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