students participating in the boys2MEN leadership summit on the CU Boulder campus.

CU Boulder excited for ongoing partnership with Crowley Foundation

Feb. 28, 2018

ODECE looks ahead to the boys2MEN Leadership Summit offered in partnership with the Crowley Foundation, which supports young men of color in pursuing higher education.

first star formation graphic

Astronomers detect ancient signal from first stars in universe

Feb. 28, 2018

A team that includes a CU Boulder astronomer has detected a signal from stars emerging in the early universe.

Holding hands

Just the two of us: Holding hands can ease pain, sync brainwaves

Feb. 28, 2018

Reach for the hand of a loved one in pain and not only will your breathing and heart rate synchronize with theirs, your brain wave patterns will couple up.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.