Posters of healthcare worker

When will the pandemic end? 4 essential reads on past pandemics, what the future could bring

Jan. 27, 2022

When—if ever—is it realistic to expect SARS-CoV-2 will recede from the headlines and daily life? Read four essential stories from The Conversation archive.

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

COVID-19 campus update: Jan. 27 issue

Jan. 27, 2022

Reminders and answers to questions about updated mask recommendations, how to file for a booster exemption, what to do if you receive a positive diagnosis, vaccine data on the dashboard—learn more in this week’s update.

Snow on the CU Boulder campus

Before the next storm: What you need to know about delayed starts, closures, new campus protocols

Jan. 26, 2022

Be prepared for the next storm. CU Boulder adopted a new closure policy in December, clarifying how campus functions during extreme weather or other emergencies.

Karl Linden examines a petri dish with students in the lab

Newest AAAS fellows honored for work on nuclear winter, water treatment, STEM education

Jan. 26, 2022

The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society, has announced that three CU Boulder researchers will join the ranks of its newest class of fellows.

Children play at a light table for part of a sleep study

Even minor exposure to light before bedtime may disrupt a preschooler’s sleep

Jan. 25, 2022

A new study shows when preschoolers are exposed to even dim light in the hour before bedtime it can significantly lower levels of the sleep-promoting hormone melatonin, potentially disrupting sleep. The research serves as a reminder to parents to turn off electronics and dim the lights to promote healthy sleep in children.

Snowy campus

Outreach opportunities abound

Jan. 25, 2022

February may be the middle of winter, but there will be no lack of new opportunities springing forth from the Office for Outreach and Engagement. And there’s something for everyone: faculty and staff members, graduate and undergraduate students.

Kristie Soares

Kristie Soares becomes co-director of LGBTQ studies at CU Boulder

Jan. 25, 2022

Kristie Soares, assistant professor of women and gender studies, has accepted the position of co-director of LGBTQ studies at CU Boulder.

Dog nose

From odor to action—how smells are processed in the brain, influence behavior

Jan. 25, 2022

Understanding how the brain translates smells into behavior change can help advance search and rescue technology and treatments for neurological conditions. Professor John Crimaldi and colleagues share on The Conversation.

Grusin Hall

Faculty Tuesdays bring wondrous performances to attendees—for free

Jan. 25, 2022

Take in wondrous musical performances for free—in person or streamed online. Most Tuesdays through the academic year, CU Boulder faculty experts treat audiences to their renowned talents. Check back for the line-up and plan to tune in!

Instructor leads class

Grant can help move you from isolated to collaborative teaching mode

Jan. 24, 2022

Two leaders central to CU Boulder’s teaching mission say resources are available to support faculty who want to submit proposals for the CU Next Award. Learn more and plan to attend the kick-off event Jan. 28.