Aerial view of the green river

Alumni in Focus: The future of water in the West

Aug. 1, 2019

The Southwest is drying. During a 730-mile rafting trip down the Colorado River's main tributary, alumna Heather Hansman (MJour'10) saw water scarcity up close.

CU Boulder Chief Sustainability Officer Heidi VanGenderen testifies before the Congressional Select Committee on the Climate Crisis at CU Boulder's Wolf Law building.

Congressional hearing on campus highlights CU Boulder climate change leadership

Aug. 1, 2019

More than 250 people listened in on the event including statements and testimony from U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and CU Boulder Chief Sustainability Officer Heidi VanGenderen.

Chancellor DiStefano

Chancellor DiStefano presents at University Climate Change Coalition Summit

July 25, 2019

Chancellor Philip DiStefano spoke in two sessions at the UC3 Summit in Vancouver, British Columbia this week, bolstering and advancing CU Boulder’s status as a leader in climate science research and sustainability.

Buff Bus

Campus to begin operating Stampede bus route Aug. 12

July 1, 2019

RTD’s last day servicing the route will be Friday, Aug. 9. The route then becomes part of CU Boulder’s network of free inter- and intra-campus Buff Bus service.

Village Center Dining and Community Commons exterior

Village Center Dining and Community Commons notches LEED Platinum

June 25, 2019

The honor for green building practices gives CU Boulder 28 LEED-certified buildings, including 11 Platinum certifications.

People participating in Bike to Work Day

Get ready for Bike to Work Day

June 14, 2019

June 26 is Bike to Work Day. Here’s what you need to know for the day and tips for your commute.

Electric vehicle charging station on campus

10 new EV charging stations now live at SEEC

June 14, 2019

The electric vehicle charging stations can be used by any faculty, staff, students and visitors and are free for use by those with monthly or semester campus parking permits.

CU Indoor practice facility with solar panels

CU Boulder Athletics signs U.N. agreement boosting sustainability

May 13, 2019

The Athletic Department's commitment made CU Boulder the first university in the nation to sign on to the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework, which aims to drive emission reductions among sports operations and leverage sports as a unifying tool to drive climate awareness and action.

Dancers on stage in orange light

Art, efficiency elevated with University Theatre’s new modern lighting approach

April 25, 2019

The Department of Theatre & Dance recently replaced just over half of University Theatre’s existing incandescent lighting equipment with energy-efficient LEDs.

Campus community member walks across Norlin Quad

CU Boulder named Tree Campus USA for 9th year in a row

April 18, 2019

Tree Campus USA is an Arbor Day Foundation program honoring institutions for effective campus forest management and for engaging employees and students in conservation goals.