Swallows on a power line

Interactive website immerses viewers in the world of barn swallows

Oct. 18, 2021

The honors project of Avani Fachon, a CU undergraduate in ecology and evolutionary biology, shines light on the interaction between humans and barn swallows.

mountain skiers riding on chair lift

5 tips to help you prepare for ski season

Oct. 18, 2021

Ski season is almost here, and now is the perfect time to prepare for skiing and snowboarding before the slopes open. Here are some tips to help you get ready and make the most of the 2021–22 season.

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10 things to do this week: Ericka Hart talk, LGBTQ+ game night, more

Oct. 18, 2021

This week brings National Transfer Student Week events, open mic night, Health Huts: Continuum of Use, a talk with acclaimed speaker and sexuality educator Ericka Hart and more.

A student takes a selfie with Chancellor Phil DiStefano at the Health Hut event during the 2021 Health and Wellness Summit on the CU Boulder campus. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

The Week in Photos: Health and Wellness Summit

Oct. 15, 2021

Campus community members took part in events celebrating this year's Health and Wellness Summit, including visits with therapy dogs, a health hut outside the UMC and the Take Care Street Fair. Chancellor Philip DiStefano stopped by to visit with attendees and health professionals.

person standing under umbrella alone in the rain

5 signs of depression you shouldn’t ignore

Oct. 15, 2021

Watching a friend struggle with their mental health can be painful. Here are common symptoms of depression as well as resources and ways to support a friend or loved one who is struggling.

A mostly dry river bed in the Rocky Mountains

As climate resilience moves to forefront for Intermountain West, new leader takes reins

Oct. 15, 2021

Ben Livneh, CIRES fellow and assistant professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, is adding a new title to his resume: director of Western Water Assessment.

Students pick up Health Hut freebies

9 things to do this weekend: Buffs One Read workshop, World Singing Day, more

Oct. 14, 2021

This weekend brings a conversation on how we connect with our greater communities through food, “The Conjuring,” women-only swim, Graveyard Groove Silent Disco Dance Party and more.

Eric Heltne at BCycle bike station

CU IT pro pedals way to top of BCycle leaderboard

Oct. 13, 2021

Almost every day, CU alumnus and information technology professional Eric Heltne rides a BCycle bike to commute, run errands in town and get around campus.

Chicana Light project

ATLAS graduate project sheds light on Chicano civil rights movement

Oct. 13, 2021

Andrea Fautheree Márquez’s project, “Chicana Light,” which explores the Chicano civil rights movement in Colorado, is also “a love letter” to her parents, who were activists in the movement.

Imig Music building

College of Music encourages non-traditional careers, fosters community

Oct. 12, 2021

What distinguishes CU’s College of Music from other music schools? Ingrid Anderson, president of the College of Music Student Government, says a welcoming community and the support of non-traditional music careers set the college apart.