Giovanni Hernandez

First-generation student paves own road at CU Boulder

Aug. 23, 2021

Like many college students, Giovanni Hernandez has a lot on his plate. He’s excelling in challenging engineering coursework as a civil engineering major, with an emphasis in construction engineering and management, and maintaining a 4.0 GPA.

Holly Hunter playing against Air Force

Hearing not a loss for Holly Hunter

Aug. 23, 2021

Growing up in Southern California, Holly Hunter faced her share of naysayers. Hunter, who was born 100 percent deaf in both ears, was told by some she wasn't going to be able to keep up in school. But those doubters just served as fuel.

Chip hanging out during move-in.

10 things to do this week: Be Involved Fair and more

Aug. 23, 2021

This week brings to campus numerous Fall Welcome events, Health Huts, a campus sustainability tour, BuffStreet on The Hill, CUnity Fest and more.

Sage Hurta

Alumna Sage Hurta honored as co-Pac-12 woman of the year

Aug. 19, 2021

The University of Colorado track and field aluma Sage Hurta was named a Co-Pac-12 NCAA Woman of the Year nominee along with USC’s Anna Cockrell.

CIRES Fellow Noah Fierer leads a tour of lab during the congressional tour of CIRES.

Noah Fierer's unexpected passion for soil and microbes

Aug. 19, 2021

In the latest podcast episode of Buff Innovator Insights, evolutionary biologist Noah Fierer delves into how soil and microbe research can help us understand and improve the health of our environment and ourselves.

Chancellor Philip DiStefano addresses members of the Colorado Competitive Council during a visit to the Fiske Planetarium. (Photo: Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)

Photos: Colorado Competitive Council visits Fiske Planetarium

Aug. 19, 2021

Members of the Colorado Competitive Council visited CU Boulder and toured Fiske Planetarium as part of their annual tour for legislators, lobbyists and business leaders. Chancellor Philip DiStefano spoke with the group during the visit.

Flora Duffy at Tokyo Olympics

CU alum Flora Duffy adds page to comeback story with historic Olympic win

Aug. 19, 2021

CU Boulder aluma Flora Duffy took first place in the Tokyo Olympics women’s triathlon, securing Bermuda’s first gold medal in Olympics history.

Instructor working on Canvas course

Instructors: Get start-of-semester Canvas tips

Aug. 19, 2021

If you're planning on using Canvas to teach this fall, these helpful tips will ease you into the new semester.

A person using Zoom on a laptop

Learn about new Zoom features and security best practices

Aug. 18, 2021

The Zoom service features a number of updates, including gender pronoun sharing and new support options. Check them out with details from the Office of Information Technology.

Students move into residence halls at CU Boulder for the fall 2021 semester.

The week in photos: Students move in

Aug. 18, 2021

There was a special sense of excitement as students moved into campus residence halls this week––with many family members and numerous volunteers rolling up their sleeves in the tradition of move-in, eager to contribute to a robust campus experience for our Buffs.