CU Boulder is a highly complex environment of many interconnected parts, but the root of our success is our people – talented and passionate in all of their fields. I welcome our new team members, and extend my appreciation to those who continue with us - all are key to the ongoing and efficient functioning of the university. We are moving into this new academic year with a focus on innovation across all elements of our enterprise, and I look forward to how these innovations will support our employees and our educational and research mission.
University of Colorado Boulder researchers were awarded nearly $437 million in research grants in the 2015-16 fiscal year, continuing a decade’s worth of robust growth in sponsored research funding for the campus.
Deborah Jin passed away Sept. 15, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 47. Jin was an internationally renowned physicist and Fellow with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an Adjoint Professor in the Department of Physics at CU Boulder, and a Fellow of JILA, a joint institute of NIST and the University of Colorado.
The Bike Maintenance Clinics Program has several upcoming clinics open to CU Boulder students. The comprehensive program teaches the fundamental skills needed to safely maintain bikes. Each one-hour clinic is followed by shop time, where students will have time to ask questions and work on their new skills as bike mechanics. The clinics are free and are held at the Folsom Bike Station from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.