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.

Women in East Africa look at a dead stalk of corn

Is climate change fueling civil war?

June 13, 2019

Droughts, floods, natural disasters—new research shows, without radical reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, one in four armed conflicts will result from climate change by century’s end.

Rendering of business-engineering building expansion

Community invited to celebrate business-engineering expansion groundbreaking June 5

May 30, 2019

Join a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the building expansion that will connect the Leeds School of Business and College of Engineering and Applied Science, fueling a new era of collaboration and innovation.

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.

James Olson

Campus Q&A: New role to bolster national security-related research collaborations

May 14, 2019

In May, the Research and Innovation Office welcomed James Olson as the executive director of national security research, a role designed to engage researchers across campus with federal and industry sponsors in this sector.

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.

The Koelbel Building on the CU Boulder campus

April 17: Get an update on the campus strategic initiatives

April 12, 2019

You're invited to join a spring update and panel discussion from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on April 17 on where the initiatives stand, how they fit together and what to expect next year. Can't attend in person? Tune in via livestream.

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.