Mark Ablowitz

Distinguished Professor Mark Ablowitz wins 2022 Hazel Barnes Prize

April 28, 2022

Distinguished Professor Mark Ablowitz, known for prolific contributions to applied mathematics, teaching and mentorship, is receiving the Hazel Barnes Prize—the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from CU Boulder.

Bud Coleman speaks at convocation 2017

Bud Coleman next to step into leading role of commencement marshal

Oct. 9, 2017

No stranger to ritual and pageantry, theater professor and endowed chair Bud Coleman will serve as the next commencement marshal.

Provost Professor of Finance at Leeds School of Business Sanjai Bhagat

Tip sheet: Source available to discuss debate over financial regulations

May 3, 2017

Sanjai Bhagat is available to discuss the debate, underway now by the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, on overhauling financial regulations previously set by the Obama administration. An expert on bank capital, bank governance and Dodd-Frank reform, Bhagat last month presented his research at the U.S. Department of the Treasury...

"Welcome to colorful Colorado" road sign

Growth in new businesses bodes well for future employment levels

April 18, 2017

There were 32,450 new business formations in Colorado during the first quarter of 2017, a 9.3 percent increase over the same period in 2016. However, the activity was concentrated in metropolitan rather than rural areas of the state.

The Colorado capitol building.

Confidence in Colorado's economy healthy, stable for second quarter

April 3, 2017

The optimism of Colorado business leaders increased slightly ahead of the second quarter of 2017 and is expected to remain stable into the third quarter of the year.

Wooden letter cubes (stock image).

First initial of last name could foretell one's success or setback in life

March 17, 2017

There might be more than just hard work to people's successes in life. From an early age, those whose last name starts toward the beginning of the alphabet can have an advantage. The news is not so good for those with last names toward the end of the alphabet.

Gunnar Paulsen (‘18) working with farmers on the Acequia Project in the San Luis Valley

Several grad programs deemed 'tops' for 2018 by US News & World Report

March 14, 2017

CU Boulder’s graduate offerings—in environmental law, environmental engineering, aerospace engineering sciences and other areas—are once again named among the nation’s best.

CU Boulder-Peace Corps volunteer Kara Zucker in El Salvador, hiking.

Once again a ‘top college’ for Peace Corps

Feb. 28, 2017

Not only does CU Boulder continue to be one of the top Peace Corps volunteer-producing schools of all time, holding the No. 5 spot, but it also ranks highly annually, this year taking the No. 11 spot among schools of similar size across the U.S.

Derek Driggs.

Scholarship winner to take big-data problem-solving to Cambridge

Feb. 24, 2017

You might call someone like Derek Driggs a big-data whisperer. The recipient of an award for doctoral studies, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Driggs is taking his applied mathematics research -- which has implications for scientists and businesses alike -- across the pond.

Sources available to discuss immigration enforcement

Feb. 17, 2017

An army major general speaks with army responders during exercise Sudden Response 16-2 at Fort Hood, Texas. (Photo: National Guard/public domain) The Associated Press today reported on a draft plan involving the Department of Homeland Security to mobilize the National Guard in several states for immigration enforcement. According to the...