Hundreds of professionals sit in attendance at the 2023 Business Economic Outlook Forum

On economy, Colorado will lead in 2023 but headwinds threaten

Dec. 9, 2022

The annual Leeds Economic Outlook Forum showcased the state’s strengths, predicting Colorado's job growth will continue to outpace U.S. average. ​​

Researcher works in the Inscripta lab

CU Boulder commercialization drives $8B impact nationwide

Nov. 29, 2022

Commercialization activities led by Venture Partners at CU Boulder had an economic impact of $8 billion nationally and $5.2 billion in the state of Colorado over the last five years—a four-fold increase since 2019—according to a new report from the Leeds School of Business.

Pangolin walks in the dirt

Learning from pangolins and peacocks: Researchers explore next-gen structural materials

Nov. 22, 2022

Scientists from three countries report that materials inspired by nature could one day help engineers design new kinds of solar panels, robots and even coatings for ultra-fast jets.

Brad Werner, Sharon Fireman and Erick Mueller at the Weizmann workshop

Deming Center offers dose of innovation for ‘startup nation’

Nov. 21, 2022

A team of entrepreneurship experts visited Israel to help scientists and researchers recognize breakthrough ideas.

People gathering for a holiday

Got the sniffles? Here’s how to make the right decision about holiday gatherings

Nov. 15, 2022

A new international study conducted at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic shows when people simply take a moment to reflect on the consequences of their behavior, they’re more likely to make choices that benefit public health.

Denver skyline from City Park

Colorado economy remained mixed in Q3, still outperforming the nation

Nov. 15, 2022

Colorado’s job growth continued in the third quarter 2022, propelled by growth in labor force participation and elevated demand for workers, according to a new report released Tuesday by CU Boulder and Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold.


International research team cracks chemical code on how iodine helps form clouds

Nov. 14, 2022

This molecular link within iodine’s atmospheric interactions can be added to global atmospheric and climate models to help scientists better understand its environmental impacts.

researcher examines brain scans

CU researchers rethink mental illness

Nov. 11, 2022

In the dream clinic of the future, patients struggling with mental illness might—in addition to sharing their feelings with a therapist—have their brains scanned to pinpoint regions that may be misfiring.

A drone image taken from near Kittredge Pond on the CU Boulder campus.

Campus drives $3.3B in economic impact

Nov. 10, 2022

CU Boulder had a statewide economic impact of $3.3 billion in the 2020–21 academic year, according to a new analysis from the Leeds School of Business research division.


Interactive map gets closer to pinpointing African origins erased during slave trade

March 31, 2022

When the transatlantic slave trade began in the early 19th century, there was no record of where in Africa enslaved individuals originated. Now, CU Boulder historians and statisticians are going back in time to better understand where these individuals lived before they boarded slave ships.