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The do’s and don’ts of campus composting

Sept. 13, 2022

Get tips to follow campus compost guidelines: what you can compost, where you can compost and more. Do your part to ensure healthier compost.

Campus community members chat with team members at a campus bike station

Tips to make your bike commute a breeze

Aug. 24, 2022

Biking is a great way to get around campus and Boulder, whether you’re looking to get some exercise or commute sustainably. Learning a little bike maintenance, knowing the rules of the road and being prepared can improve your bike ride.

CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano, left, greets guests and students at the CU Night in Downtown Boulder event at Boulder Theater

University, city host CU Night in Downtown Boulder

July 29, 2022

Chancellor Philip DiStefano and other CU Boulder representatives joined city of Boulder leaders for an event celebrating upcoming partnerships and to share details about the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit.

dynamic living wall

Filmmakers collaborate to reveal new perspectives on microscopic world of bacteria

July 11, 2022

A series of films, canvases and a dynamic living wall expose the multifaceted worlds of cyanobacteria in an exhibition at Denver Museum of Nature & Science. “Refresh” reveals microscopic landscapes that allow us to ponder how these prehistoric organisms shaped our world and how they could help us move toward a cleaner future.

Coal Harbor, Vancouver, British Columbia

Chancellor, leaders represent CU Boulder among climate coalition

July 6, 2022

Chancellor Philip DiStefano and a pair of CU Boulder sustainability leaders recently participated in University Climate Change Coalition events as CU Boulder continues to take a leading role among higher education institutions in collaborating on climate solutions.

Associate Professor Shideh Dashti

Video: Pioneering the resilient infrastructure of the future

June 29, 2022

Associate Professor Shideh Dashti discusses her research on geotechnical engineering, centrifuge modeling and designing resilient infrastructure in the wake of earthquakes and climate-related natural disasters.

Sheila Watt-Cloutier

Indigenous rights leader, Nobel nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier to speak at climate change summit

June 9, 2022

Global climate justice advocate Sheila Watt-Cloutier will present a keynote address at the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit. The solutions-focused inaugural event, co-hosted with United Nation Human Rights, is set for Dec. 1–4 on the CU Boulder campus.

Professor Max Boykoff speaks during the EU campus visit to CU Boulder.

European Union climate delegation visits campus

May 31, 2022

Chancellor Philip DiStefano welcomed a delegation of energy, climate, environment and science counselors representing the European Union to CU Boulder. The chancellor highlighted the university’s legacy of climate and environmental research and innovation, as well as commitment to sustainability. He also acknowledged there is more we can all do.

Boulder Farmers Market 2017

How to get local produce this summer

May 24, 2022

Getting seasonal and local food is a great way to save money, eat healthy and support your local economy. Here are some tips for finding local food and produce this summer.

Solar panels on the CU Boulder campus.

5 highlights from the 2022 Campus Sustainability Summit

April 22, 2022

A year after the Call to Climate Action by Chancellor Philip DiStefano, the 29th Annual Campus Sustainability Summit showcased how the campus community is rising to the challenge.