Jesse Duran

Summer intern brings fresh perspective to CU research lab

Aug. 31, 2021

A Fort Lewis College senior spent the summer working in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder, helping to determine the amount of bacteria in the Animas River for an Environmental Protection Agency project.

Melissa Villarreal

Personal experience fuels student’s research on disaster recovery

July 8, 2021

Melissa Villarreal, a doctoral student in sociology, won a grant from the American Sociological Association for her work with housing recovery among Houston-area immigrants.

Rae Lewark performing underwater

Graduate dives deep for water conservation awareness

June 21, 2021

Students go to great lengths to create their honor’s theses. Combining her passions for environmental sustainability, self-expression and the element of water, Rae Lewark tells the story of water's lifecycle through free diving and dance.

Emily Nocito walking on rocks along the Ocean City shore

Doctoral candidate works to conserve high seas from landlocked Colorado

April 13, 2021

Colorado might be a long way from an ocean, but when Emily Nocito was looking for a college where she could study high seas conservation, she chose CU Boulder's environmental studies program.

GameStop store

Why GameStop? Why 2021?

March 3, 2021

How could a group of small-scale investors muster the capital to force share prices up 20-fold? Two professors present a theory that suggests how that happened in “The sky’s the limit: Asset prices can be indeterminate when margin traders are all in.”

Kate Lanter and her son in her home office

Adding an MBA to a full plate, student adjusts to world of change

Jan. 15, 2021

For graduate student Kate Lanter, 2020 was a busy year. She is one semester away from completing the two-year evening MBA program at the Leeds School of Business. She works full time. And in August she gave birth to her second son.

2020 graduate student liaison group

Graduate liaisons offer bridge between students and the Graduate School

Jan. 12, 2021

Six graduate liaisons serve as primary contacts to peers in their representative areas—sharing information about events and initiatives, supporting cross-disciplinary connections, brainstorming program ideas and services, and more.

Adam Forreider

Attracted by top ranking, geology student returns to his roots

Nov. 17, 2020

Adam Forreider had been working toward a career in business when he began to doubt it was the right path for him. He changed his major to geology and transferred to CU Boulder.

flower blossom outside a residence hall

Graduate School, Career Services host talks on nonacademic job searches

Nov. 12, 2020

To further aid graduate students who are beginning to think about career pathways, the Graduate School, in partnership with Career Services, has created a series of special panels to connect students with alumni who have made transitions to successful careers beyond academia.

Denise Fernandes and Shelby McAuliffe in their exhibit

Exhibition digs into complex social issues of fracking

Oct. 28, 2020

Wanting to better understand the contentious and complicated issues surrounding fracking in Colorado, two graduate students have collaborated to present their yearlong research in a visual exhibit.