Librarian Allan Van Hoye's dog

University Libraries hosting Pause for Paws end-of-semester events

Nov. 25, 2020

Pause for Paws is a series of virtual programming for students in need of some extra pawsitivity in the coming weeks. Activities include voting for the most valuable pet, Pawffice Hours—Zooming with librarians and meeting their furry family members—and more.

Students participating in the Kiewit Design-Build Program

Innovative partnership prepares infrastructure engineers

Nov. 25, 2020

The nation’s infrastructure challenges have been and will continue to be a concern. That’s why CU Boulder has partnered with Kiewit, one of the nation’s largest construction and engineering organizations, to launch the Kiewit Design-Build Program.

CU Boulder, left, and CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Infectious disease containment, anxiety disorder interventions among projects funded by AB Nexus

Nov. 25, 2020

The AB Nexus Research Collaboration Grant program announced its inaugural round of grants totaling $625,000 for novel research projects integrating expertise from the CU Anschutz and CU Boulder campuses.

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Seed grant mixer to be held Dec. 8

Nov. 25, 2020

Interested in applying for a Research & Innovation Office seed grant, but need help identifying collaborators? Join RIO and the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship for a virtual mixer.

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Speaker applications for TEDxCU now open

Nov. 25, 2020

TEDxCU officials are thrilled to invite speaker applications for the ninth mainstage event. The theme for 2021 is "bounce" and the event will be held virtually from Macky Auditorium in April.

A Protect Our Herd–face covering required sign at the entrance of Farrand Field

COVID-19 campus updates: Nov. 25 edition

Nov. 25, 2020

Through the fall semester, campus officials are providing weekly updates, including stats and items of note. In this issue: the immediate family/household members of CU Boulder affiliates are now eligible for campus testing; and more.

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Get smart fast: Your top research stories of the week Nov. 25

Nov. 25, 2020

Here’s some CU news you can use: Frequent rapid COVID-19 testing could drive the epidemic toward extinction, reptiles and amphibians get their close-up, and the effects of parental restrictions on childhood tech.

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Academic freedom: A conversation Dec. 3 on rights and responsibilities

Nov. 24, 2020

Listen in with panelists Helen Norton, Samira Rajabi and Andrew Therriault, as the CU Boulder campus community continues its ongoing dialogue on academic freedom.

A funerary inscription from Ara Pacis, wanted by Augustus to recall who his life and accomplishments. (Photo provided)

Diane Conlin recognized as top archaeology teacher

Nov. 24, 2020

Diane Conlin, a specialist in art, architecture and the archaeology of ancient Rome, has won the 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award from the Archaeological Institute of America.

Surfaces equipment at an oil and gas extraction site in the San Juan Basin. (Photo: Gabrielle Pétron/CIRES)

Southwest US methane hotspot is snapshot of local pollution

Nov. 24, 2020

A giant methane cloud caught by satellite in 2014 wasn’t a persistent hotspot, as thought at the time. Instead, the cloud was the nightly build-up of polluted air—trapped emissions of the potent greenhouse gas—near the ground.