Keith Molenaar, Philip DiStefano, Tandean Rustandy, Todd Saliman and Sharon Matusik

Alumnus Tandean Rustandy makes surprise 7-figure gift announcement at ribbon-cutting

Nov. 8, 2021

Alumnus Tandean Rustandy has given more than $10 million to CU Boulder, including support for the new $45 million Rustandy Building. At a ribbon-cutting Sunday, Rustandy surprised attendees with news of another $1.25 million gift.

Student voting in the UMC

Student voting skyrocketed at CU Boulder, nationwide in 2020

Nov. 2, 2021

Student voting on campus increased a whopping 12.7 percentage points in last year’s presidential election, rising to 80.3% of eligible students in 2020 from 67.6% in 2016 and surpassing the university’s national peers.

Valeria Ayala Alonso celebrates after getting her photo taken at Folsom Field during Grad Appreciation Days events

Class of 2021 honored in virtual commencement ceremony

May 6, 2021

Family and friends of the class of 2021 celebrated Thursday as more than 9,000 graduates officially earned their degrees after years of hard work and challenges overcome––particularly over the past year––joining 300,000 CU Boulder alumni worldwide.

David Brooks and chancellor

How to live a richer life and build community: A conversation with David Brooks

Feb. 25, 2021

Whether it’s addressing a personal crisis or a nation in turmoil, bestselling author and social commentator David Brooks shared personal stories and bits of wisdom in a recent conversation with Chancellor Phil DiStefano. Here are some key takeaways.

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Report outlines solutions for curbing U.S. carbon emissions

Dec. 16, 2020

Researchers at CU Boulder’s Renewable & Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) on Thursday released a report outlining key steps the U.S. can take to drive CO2 emissions to zero in the key sectors of electricity, building, transportation and industry.

President's Leadership Class outing

New partnership enables leadership education in the great outdoors

Dec. 7, 2020

CU Boulder has announced a new partnership with Colorado Outward Bound School to provide a four-credit upper-division leadership course through the campus’s newly expanded Center for Leadership.

RASEI offices

Noted chemist to focus on renewable energy research, education as new RASEI head

Oct. 23, 2020

Noted organic chemist Seth Marder has been named the new director of the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute, one of several affiliated with CU Boulder, effective July 2021.

CU Boulder undergraduate Makayla Sileo participates in the Presidents Leadership Class first-year orientation in August 2019. (Photo by Jessie Kasynski/CU Boulder)

Innovative new leadership center blends research with programming

Oct. 14, 2020

CU Boulder’s newest center combines an array of hands-on programming and partnerships to bolster leadership education for students, faculty and staff with research to advance the field of leadership studies.

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Buffs challenged to get out and vote

Oct. 12, 2020

CU Boulder is joining several high-profile challenges that inject a fun sense of competition among Pac-12, in-state and other peer universities as a way to motivate students to get out and vote.

Odor 2 Action scientist John Crimaldi in lab

CU Boulder awarded $613.9 million for high-impact research in 2020

Oct. 7, 2020

CU Boulder research attracted $613.9 million in funding in fiscal year 2020 for groundbreaking studies that, among other things, crack the code of the teenage brain, advance electric transportation and aim to understand how odors guide behavior.