Hellems building on campus

Innovation Incubator helping transform teaching, learning

March 10, 2023

After a successful three-year trial run, the Innovation Incubator program is being made permanent with the goal of further innovating cross-discipline teaching in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Military units from across the US competing in the Colorado Meet on campus

Military units from across the US compete in Colorado Meet

March 9, 2023

Sixteen military units from across the country traveled to Boulder March 4–5 to compete in the CU Boulder Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps' annual Colorado Meet. CU's team took first place in the endurance race and was the overall winner of the event.

An artist's rendition of Nordic ships

As all things Nordic become chic, scholar steps in

March 3, 2023

Through scholarship and a popular podcast, CU Boulder professor Mathias Nordvig brings the Viking Age to the 21st century.

Louise Jefferson portrait and her rare illustrated 1944 map Indians of the USA.

Black History Month: Honoring Louise Jefferson

Feb. 23, 2023

Louise Jefferson was a Black cartographer, artist, photographer, illustrator, calligrapher and leader. In 2021, the University Libraries acquired a rare print of hers, an illustrated map. Read more.

researchers stand inside the 10m3 bioaerosol chamber on campus

Unique bioaerosol lab, dedicated students made COVID research possible

Feb. 23, 2023

As one of the first interdisciplinary bioaerosol labs established in the U.S., the Environmental Engineering Microbiology and Disinfection Lab at CU Boulder is home to one of the biggest bioaerosol chambers in the country at an academic institution.

aftermath of the Marshall Fire

Journalism students investigate long-term impacts of the Marshall Fire

Dec. 19, 2022

Seven CMCI journalism students, with the help of established journalists in the field, are shining a light on the undercovered impacts of the Marshall Fire through a recently published investigation.

Sunrise illuminates hot air balloon

Research, creative work highlights showcase CU Boulder's ecosystem of discovery

Dec. 9, 2022

CU Boulder again attracted record levels of research funding—$658 million in gifts and awards, including $474 million from federal agencies—to power its research and innovation enterprise in 2021–22.

student studying in the Engineering Center

Shakespeare, theater-themed engineering class offers interdisciplinary experience

Dec. 8, 2022

The final Entrepreneurial Product Development project seemed straightforward. But the professor wanted to push her students out of their comfort zones, so she's enlisted a Theatre & Dance professor to add a twist to the assignment.

Robin Wall Kimmerer event

‛Braiding Sweetgrass’ author offers Indigenous prescription to address climate change

Dec. 1, 2022

At a sold-out talk, Robin Wall Kimmerer discussed the importance of tapping Indigenous knowledge “not so that we can go back to some imagined past but so we can go forward together and find solutions that are not embedded only by the Western worldview.”

Anchorage, Alaska

Optimizing computational models to better understand marine ecosystem

Nov. 29, 2022

An early and ongoing love for the water and the place where he grew up informs Skyler Kern’s doctoral research, which optimizes computational models of biogeochemical processes to one day inform climate change policy.