Black Lives Matter advocates with signs and megaphone on campus

Boulder is the happiest city in the US...for some

Aug. 8, 2022

Fifteen years ago in a documentary filmmaking class, alumna Katrina Miller received a standing ovation for a short movie about her friend, a Black student who’d received a racially charged letter. Now she is once again using documentary film as a vehicle for social change, sparking important conversations about race and inclusion in Boulder.

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Alum aims to improve Nepal’s air quality

Aug. 8, 2022

Nepal has some of the worst air quality in the world. The Health Effects Institute estimates more than 42,000 deaths were attributed to air pollution in the country in 2019 alone.

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5 things everyone should know about sexual assault

Aug. 8, 2022

Sexual violence can have lasting impacts on individuals and communities. Here are five things everyone should know about sexual assault.

Dan Zhang

Dan Zhang makes sure students ‘R’ prepared for a data-focused future

Aug. 4, 2022

Professor Dan Zhang was recently honored with a teaching award for enthusiasm, engagement and his Advanced Analytics course for MBA students, which includes teachings in the R programming language.​

Cliff and Carol Pearson

Giving back, giving forward

Aug. 3, 2022

Alumni Cliff and Carol Pearson are investing in the next generation of Forever Buffs by funding scholarships for engineering and history students at CU. Read their story and hear about their impact from two engineering scholarship recipients.

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Your campus fitness guide for fall 2022

Aug. 2, 2022

If you're looking to be active, meet people, find your community or explore new hobbies, the Rec Center is a great place to get started. Here is your ultimate guide to campus fitness!

Howard B. Waltz Music Library

Black Lives Matter movement sparks composers project

Aug. 2, 2022

A new composers project on campus encourages recommendations for scores by Black, Indigenous and other people of color (BIPOC) composers. Stephanie Bonjack of the Howard B. Waltz Music Library explains.

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Ecologist Laura Dee recognized for cutting-edge work on big environmental problems

Aug. 2, 2022

CU Boulder Assistant Professor Laura Dee has been named an Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow, a reflection of her contributions so far and to come.

Ojos del Salado

Life at 22,000 feet: A discovery of persistence on the world's highest volcano

Aug. 2, 2022

In December 2021, a trio of CU scientists in a convoy of four-wheel-drive trucks sought to discover how life persists on Argentina and Chile’s Ojos del Salado, the world’s highest volcano and home to some of the planet’s driest areas.

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Class action: Fighting climate change through girls’ education

Aug. 1, 2022

CU Boulder alumna Anna Iwanciw feels her education directly impacted her views on climate change. And now she wants all women to have access to the same things she’s learned.