Students pose for photo at 2018 homecoming game

9 things to do this weekend: CU football home opener, pool party, more

Sept. 3, 2021

This weekend brings a campus sustainability walking tour, Buffs Night at the Rockies, free fitness classes, an advance screening of “Dear Evan Hansen” and more.

Actress, author and activist America Ferrera speaks at the CU Events Center on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

The week in photos: America Ferrera visits CU

Sept. 2, 2021

Award-winning actor, producer, director and activist America Ferrera kicked off this year's Buffs One Read with a live discussion at the CU Events Center on Wednesday evening before an audience of students, faculty and staff.

Nii Armah Sowah, center, leads a dance class

Inside CU's African dance class during the pandemic

Sept. 2, 2021

Nii Armah Sowah’s dance class allows socially-starved students to regain community.

CU Boulder professor John Crimaldi works in his lab on campus

From sailing to sense of smell: An unexpected journey

Sept. 2, 2021

In this podcast episode, meet engineering professor John Crimaldi, whose early fascination with sailing set the course for his lifelong interest in fluid mechanics. Now he is the network lead for Odor2Action, a project that seeks to understand how brains organize and process information from odors to guide behaviors.

Person with hands in the air, looking over lake

5 essential hiking tips and places to go around Boulder

Sept. 1, 2021

Living in Boulder comes with a lot of perks, including access to some of the best spots for hiking, biking and other outdoor activities. If you’re planning a trip to one of the nearby parks or trails, keep these tips in mind.

Two students physically distance in an auditorium on campus

Free things to do in September

Aug. 31, 2021

Saving money doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your social life! Take advantage of free student events ranging from career fairs to DIY craft nights, game nights, Inclusive Rec events and more.

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.

Person listening to music on a train in Taiwan while wearing a face mask

CU's Austin Okigbo studies music from past pandemics

Aug. 31, 2021

Austin Okigbo, associate professor in the College of Music and affiliate faculty in Ethnic Studies and Global Health, studies the intersection of music and public health.

Whitney Knoop holding a 3D-printed plastic device used in water reclamation efforts

Undergraduate part of summer water reclamation research

Aug. 31, 2021

Whitney Knoop, an undergraduate in the Environmental Engineering Program, spent her summer creating pasta-shaped 3D-printed plastic for use in water reclamation efforts.

Katie Kramer

Boettcher Foundation CEO Katie Kramer talks leadership

Aug. 31, 2021

CU Boulder alumna Katie Kramer found her calling at the helm of a leadership-focused foundation.