Researchers play with child over lighted table

10 CU Boulder science stories you won’t want to miss from 2018

Dec. 14, 2018

A pill that could one day stave off aging. Tracking tweets for science. Soft robots that move like us. These are among the top 10 high-impact findings of research published by faculty and students in 2018. They are stories of innovation, impact and leadership in their fields.

Torah in Hebrew

Student constructs gender-inclusive Hebrew language rules

Dec. 12, 2018

Lior Gross and Jewish Studies instructor Eyal Rivlin publicly launched their new gender-inclusive Hebrew language—the Nonbinary Hebrew Project—in late October.

Colorado Capitol Building

5 things to know about Colorado's economy in 2019

Dec. 10, 2018

The latest Colorado Business Economic Outlook predicts the state will grow, but at a slower pace in 2019.

2013 Boulder flood

Students work to prepare Boulder County for next environmental disaster

Dec. 10, 2018

One Program for Writing and Rhetoric class has spent the semester working with Foothills United Way to help prepare for Boulder’s next environmental disaster.

Antarctic Ice Sheet

Less ozone means more snow for Antarctica

Dec. 10, 2018

Ozone layer depletion has increased snowfall over Antarctica in recent decades, partially mitigating the ongoing loss of the continent’s ice sheet mass.

Snow-topped Leeds building on campus

Leeds marketing faculty among most productive in the world

Dec. 10, 2018

The CU Boulder Leeds School's marketing faculty are among the world's best in research output, a Cornell University study says.

app-connected rings that users wear on their fingers that turn color into sound

The beat goes on with rings that turn color into music

Dec. 10, 2018

CU Boulder students developed rings that turn colors into musical notes, and in the process turn an idea into a business.

A visualization of a quark gluon plasma

Researchers create tiny droplets of early universe matter

Dec. 10, 2018

Scientists have generated an ultra-hot state of matter called a quark gluon plasma in three shapes and sizes: circles, ellipses and triangles.

Brain imaging

Can we unlearn pain? CU research aims to find out

Dec. 7, 2018

Can chronic pain patients think themselves into wellness? An unprecedented brain imaging study aims to find out.

Don McKinney

Professor, 2 alumni nominated for 2019 Grammy Awards

Dec. 7, 2018

Director of Bands Don McKinney, jazz alumna Tia Fuller (MM '00) and opera alumnus Wei Wu (MM and PC '13) were all listed among the 2019 Grammy Award nominees, announced on Dec. 7.