shark print

CU Art Museum acquires the Sharkive, nationally celebrated print collection

Feb. 20, 2018

A world-renowned and historically important collection of artistic prints that has captured the imagination of artists and art lovers worldwide has officially found a home at the CU Art Museum.Read more »
hogback ridge

The ups and downs of hogback ridges in Colorado

Feb. 23, 2018

A new study sheds light on the formation of Colorado's distinctive hogback ridges, many of which can be seen in Boulder's foothills.Read more »
The Takacs Quartet with new addition Harumi Rhodes.

World-renowned Takács Quartet names new 2nd violinist after founding member retires

Feb. 22, 2018

After a distinguished career spanning more than 40 years, founding second violinist of the Takács Quartet Károly Schranz will retire effective May 1. CU Boulder's Harumi Rhodes has been appointed the new second violinist.Read more »
INVST students with book "Mi Mama, Alicia Sanchez"

INVST students author children's book about local Latina hero

Feb. 22, 2018

Three students have written, illustrated and published a children's book in English and Spanish honoring Lafayette's hometown hero Alicia Sanchez, an advocate for the Latino community.Read more »
engelmann spruce at Pikie's Peak

Drier conditions could doom Colorado spruce and fir trees

Feb. 22, 2018

Drier summers and a decline in average snowpack over the past 40 years have severely hampered the establishment of spruce and fir trees in Colorado's Front Range.Read more »
Northern rock jasmine

Climate warming causes local extinction of Rocky Mountain wildflower species

Feb. 21, 2018

Increased temperatures caused localized extinction of a common Rocky Mountain flowering plant, a result that could serve as a herald of future population declines.Read more »
Illustration of slaves

CU Boulder historian takes charge of Slavery Images website

Feb. 20, 2018

Henry Lovejoy has been named the new director of an online resource that is "the main website" used by scholars, researchers and students for historical images of slavery.Read more »
L.A. smog

Household cleaners are almost as dirty as cars

Feb. 15, 2018

Chemical products like household cleaners, pesticides, paints and perfumes now rival motor vehicle emissions as the top source of urban air pollution, according to a surprising NOAA-led study.Read more »
Photo of waves crashing in the ocean.

Sea level rise accelerating

Feb. 12, 2018

Current sea level rise projections assume a constant rate, but CIRES fellow Steve Nerem found the rate is actually accelerating.Read more »
Jane Goodall speaking to children

Jane Goodall to teach newest MOOC on developing compassionate leaders

Feb. 12, 2018

Starting this summer, Jane Goodall will lead a free online course through a unique partnership between CU Boulder and the Jane Goodall Institute's youth program, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots.Read more »