Lara Vimercati examines a nieves penitentes structure on Volcán Llullaillaco in Chile

Even in jagged volcanic ice spires, life finds a way

July 8, 2019

High in the Andes Mountains, dagger-shaped ice spires house thriving microbial communities and an oasis for life in one of Earth’s harshest environments.

person in bed turns off an alarm clock

Why lack of sleep is bad for your heart

May 20, 2019

People who sleep fewer than seven hours per night have lower levels of gene-regulating molecules that are key for dampening down inflammation and keeping blood vessels healthy, a new study shows.

Fleming Building

School of Education to move to Fleming Building

April 18, 2019

The relocation will begin in January 2020 as part of a phased renovation of Fleming that is already underway. Three university programs housed in Fleming now will move to new homes on campus.

Kristi Anseth

Kristi Anseth elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 17, 2019

Anseth has been elected to the 2019 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which recognizes and convenes leaders from a variety of disciplines to address critical issues facing the world.

Physics laboratory

32 graduate students win prestigious NSF fellowships

April 15, 2019

​The National Science Foundation has awarded prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships to 32 CU Boulder students.

Columbine Memorial

20 years later: Experts share school safety lessons post-Columbine

April 9, 2019

Twenty years after two teenage gunmen fatally shot 12 students and one teacher at Columbine High School, researchers suggest such incidents are preventable. They'll share more at a day-long conference on April 16.

Stride Tech founders on stage at Boulder theater after winning the New Venture Challenge.

Walk this way: Undergrad team wins $100K for safer senior mobility

April 5, 2019

Before a full house at the Boulder Theater, CU Boulder student and faculty teams got their entrepreneurship on for a chance to win $200,000 to get their venture off the ground.

PhD candidate Maya Livio, left, and undergraduate student Valerie Foley

Beyond Boulder: Students find fresh ways to promote art exhibit on climate change

Feb. 27, 2019

CU Boulder students bring individual perspectives to planning student activities for the CU Art Museum exhibition “Documenting Change,” where art and the natural world meet.

Black bear in a tree

CU’s newest student club fosters enthusiasm for local fauna

Feb. 26, 2019

At the inaugural meeting of the university’s new wildlife club, students met to develop ideas around fostering respect and on-the-ground solutions for coexisting with local flora and fauna.

Timothy Barentine (left), Joseph Crawford (center), and Dean Bobby Braun (right)

2 CU engineers to serve as officers in Navy’s submarine force

Feb. 15, 2019

The U.S. Navy seeks only the best and brightest for its Nuclear Propulsion Officer candidates—and two CU engineers just made the cut.