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CU Boulder ranked No. 4 all time for Peace Corps volunteers

April 25, 2024

CU Boulder has been recognized as one of the all-time top Peace Corps volunteer-producing universities in the nation. More than 2,000 CU Boulder alumni have served abroad as Peace Corps volunteers since the agency’s founding in 1961.

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US News & World Report: CU Boulder graduate programs rank among nation’s best

April 9, 2024

CU Boulder graduate programs ranking in the top 10 nationally include atomic/molecular/optical physics, environmental law, geology and physical chemistry. See more top rankings from U.S. News & World Report.

A plaster cast of a life-size Triceratops being installed in the lobby of a building.

Full Triceratops skeleton now calls Boulder home

Jan. 16, 2024

A full-scale skeletal reconstruction of a Triceratops—cast from the bones of several partial specimens found in the late 1800s—is now on display at CU Boulder's East Campus.

A study participant on the treadmill in the CHANGE lab

Study: Cannabis can make workouts more fun, but it’s no performance-enhancer

Jan. 3, 2024

A first-of-a-kind laboratory study of runners shows that using cannabis before training can boost motivation and mood. However, if the THC content is high, it can also make exercise feel harder, potentially sabotaging performance.

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New report signals return of study abroad

Nov. 17, 2023

The release of the latest Open Doors Report, which provides data on study abroad participation nationally, reveals how eager CU students are to study abroad.

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Ralphie in space! One mascot and her adventures across the solar system

Oct. 12, 2023

For more than 30 years, teams at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at CU Boulder have emblazoned the image of the university's beloved buffalo mascot onto instruments destined for space. Follow Ralphie as she journeys from orbit around Earth to the rings of Saturn and beyond.

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Enrollment driven by in-state increase, record retention

Sept. 25, 2023

Record in-state student enrollment led CU Boulder’s fall enrollment to record high—a roughly 2.9% increase—according to recent census data.

West bound traffic and a west bound bicyclist make their way into Boulder

Faculty, staff transportation survey results available

Aug. 31, 2023

The results of a 2022 employee survey shows a large swing to the remote work modality and a need for more sustainable transportation use to achieve campuswide climate goals.

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CU Boulder ranked No. 5 nationally for Peace Corps volunteers

May 24, 2023

CU Boulder has been recognized as a top volunteer-producing university by the Peace Corps, coming in at No. 5 nationally among the top 25 schools producing volunteers since 2003.

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Graduate students provide feedback through SERU survey

Feb. 3, 2022

A spring 2021 survey shows CU Boulder graduate students are highly satisfied with the education and advising they receive. Also, many report pandemic-related anxiety.