Aerial view of the CU Boulder campus

Financial Futures in workstream formation phase

Dec. 14, 2018

Diagnostic efforts throughout the fall semester identified a series of workstreams, or areas that provide opportunity for financial innovation and resource creation, to enhance revenue.

Art and Art History building on campus

Strategic Facilities Visioning ‘deep dive’ setting foundation for work to come

Dec. 13, 2018

The project team continues to gather invaluable insights from campus stakeholders about where university departments see themselves in the future and how facilities can help them get there.

Academic advisor meets with student

Foundations of Excellence: Promoting successful pathways for first-year students

Dec. 13, 2018

This fall, there was a slight pause while campus leaders ensured alignment among this and the Academic Futures initiative, and two committees formed.

Back of student's head in common area

Unified Student Experience: Creating a single simple starting point for students

Dec. 13, 2018

The project team has been working to bring students and campus offices together to design and build Buff Portal, which will be CU Boulder’s new student portal.

Students walk across Norlin Quad

Accreditation: A comprehensive evaluation of our programs, policies and practices

Dec. 13, 2018

In a process that takes place every 10 years, CU Boulder’s next national accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission is scheduled for 2020.

Diversity and Inclusion Summit attendees sit in a circle to discuss

Diversity plan feedback period to end Dec. 14 with 2 town halls

Dec. 13, 2018

The IDEA Plan outlines goals for progress in three key areas and identifies actions. Give your written feedback and/or attend a town hall.

Old Main building during winter

Academic Futures transitions from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’

Dec. 13, 2018

The Academic Futures initiative has successfully moved from last year’s campus visioning stage into the implementation stage—in other words, from the “what” to the “how.”

Chuck Plunkett

National Press Club honors CU Boulder's Chuck Plunkett for 'clarion call to save local journalism'

Nov. 29, 2018

After publishing a special section decrying massive layoffs at The Denver Post and criticizing its owners, former editorial page editor turned CU News Corps Director Chuck Plunkett will be honored for igniting a national dialogue.


Tales from the crypt: Microbial life thrives in graveyards

Oct. 29, 2018

While synonymous with death, tombstones host microbial life in profusion, new CU Boulder research finds.

An array of radiative cooling modules on the CU Boulder campus.

Engineers scale up a low-cost, energy-saving cooling system

Oct. 26, 2018

CU Boulder engineers have successfully scaled up an innovative water-cooling system capable of providing continuous day-and-night radiative cooling for structures.