Rychen Ly with student

Students in Focus: 'The Yuccans' bring nature education to Mesa Verde

Aug. 10, 2018

In June, nine students from CU Boulder gave visitors to Mesa Verde National Park an education in yucca plants and other facets of Colorado ecology.

F-35 pilots Tucker "Cinco" Hamilton and Aaron "Amber" Frey

Alumni in Focus: F-35 pilots take parallel paths from middle school to Mach 1.6

Aug. 7, 2018

Middle school friends Tucker "Cinco" Hamilton and Aaron "Amber" Frey reacquainted as aerospace engineering majors and then again, years later, as two of the U.S. military's ace test pilots.

Rachael Kaspar and friend reveal the bees

Pushing Boundaries: Honeybee hive-mates influenced to fan wings to keep hive cool

Aug. 2, 2018

Honeybees fan their wings to cool down hives when temperatures rise, but a new study suggests older honeybees influence the fanning behavior of younger bees.

Babysitter holds smiling baby

Work-life Win: Perks for searching and coordinating caregivers

July 26, 2018

Whether you're seeking child care, companion care or pet care, CU Boulder employee perks provide discounts and resources to find and coordinate help.

Beth Osnes leans against a glass door

Pushing Boundaries: Using theater to communicate climate change, one child at a time

July 24, 2018

As a way to engage youth in the climate change conversation, Beth Osnes created "Shine," a musical performance about how energy, climate and humans are interrelated.

Lindsay Scott with a dog at Boulder's Humane Society

Pushing Boundaries: Certificate can lead to career serving animals

July 19, 2018

The new Animals and Society Certificate is for students wanting careers related to wild or domesticated animals, but who are not necessarily interested in becoming biologists, zoologists or veterinarians.

Sarah Kurnick meets with locals

Beyond Boulder: CU professor and students study ancient Maya ruins

July 16, 2018

Sarah Kurnick and students are working on a community archaeology project at Punta Laguna, a site of significant cultural importance to the contemporary Maya people who live there.

Lauren Gray and bike with Flatirons in the background

Students in Focus: Pedaling for a purpose

July 12, 2018

This summer, CU Boulder junior Lauren Gray is biking coast to coast, a journey of about 4,500 miles, for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.

Tubers ride the Boulder Creek for Tube to Work Day 2018

Scene at CU: Tube to Work Day 2018

July 12, 2018

In the spirit of alternative transportation, hundreds of people braved Boulder Creek for Tube to Work Day on Wednesday morning. See photos or experience the commute from a live recording with CU Boulder's own Andrew Sorensen.

Danielle Bilot

Pushing Boundaries: Can Boulder parking lots save bee populations?

July 12, 2018

A new instructor who was part of a White House task force is guiding students to help solve the world's pollinator problem. Her approach involves native bee species and parking lots.