Plan to watch the chancellor’s two-part State of the Campus online event. Day one will include the release of the documentary The Road Back: CU Boulder’s Response to COVID-19. Day two will include the release of a speech by Chancellor Philip DiStefano sharing his excitement and goals for the academic year.
Campus officials are monitoring national discussions on vaccination booster information and maintaining mitigation measures in campus buildings, such as enhanced airflow and cleaning. Read about these updates and more in this week’s edition.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis and first gentleman Marlon Reis, a CU alumnus, married in a ceremony held at CU Boulder's Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre on Sept. 15. The occasion represents the first same-sex marriage of a sitting governor, according to the Associated Press.
With the demise of traditional gatekeepers, we are witnessing the rapid rise of alternative modes of both scholarly publishing and distribution, as well as the artistic exhibition of computer-generated works of art in digital environments. Learn more.
Human-caused emissions of air pollutants fell during last year’s COVID-19 economic slowdowns, improving air quality in some parts of the world, while wildfires and sand and dust storms in 2020 worsened air quality in other places, according to a new report with CIRES co-authors.
New research shows it’s possible to calculate the viscosity of a substance with very strongly bonded particles. The calculation—previously thought impossible—is an important step toward understanding substances with promising potential for everything from quantum computing to clean energy.