Stefanie Johnson, new director of the Center for Leadership

CU Boulder chancellor announces new Center for Leadership director

July 7, 2023

Philip DiStefano announced Associate Professor Stefanie Johnson as the new director for CU Boulder’s Center for Leadership. Johnson will assume her new role on Aug. 21.

Marvin Caruthers

Marvin Caruthers wins inaugural Merkin Prize in Biomedical Technology

July 6, 2023

A $400,000 award recognizes the far-reaching medical impact of Marvin Caruthers’ development in the early 1980s of an efficient and fast method to synthesize nucleic acids. Caruthers is a distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry at CU Boulder.

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Why are some Beanie Babies worth more than others? It's about supply and demand

July 5, 2023

CU Boulder expert Christophe Spaenjers answers Theo, age 8, In this Curious Kids installment of The Conversation, explaining why certain collectibles can become valuable as well as how they can lose worth. Read more.

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3 finalists named for top enrollment management position

July 5, 2023

CU Boulder Chief Operating Officer Patrick O’Rourke announced three finalists for the position of associate vice chancellor for enrollment management. Review the candidates’ bios and provide feedback.

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Next generation of polar scientists work toward more inclusive future

July 5, 2023

After the week-long Polar Postdoc Leadership Workshop, led by the Polar Science Early Career Community Office, participants not only grew their skills and knowledge—they bonded over a shared vision to make the polar sciences more inclusive and welcoming and identified how they can support and lead their vision.

Chancellor Phil DiStefano

Supreme Court decision related to LGBTQ+ rights: A statement from Chancellor DiStefano

June 30, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision on a case that originated in Colorado at the intersection of free speech, religion and the rights of LGBTQ+ individuals. The ruling may create questions or concerns within our community. Read more from CU Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano.

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Upon debt ruling, CU Boulder remains committed to access, affordability

June 30, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a plan by the U.S. Department of Education to wipe thousands of dollars in student loan debt from millions of borrowers nationwide. CU Boulder remains committed to reducing the cost of earning a college degree through a number of initiatives.

Chancellor Phil DiStefano

Supreme Court decision on affirmative action: A statement from Chancellor DiStefano

June 29, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision against race-conscious admissions programs at Harvard College and the University of North Carolina. In the face of this momentous ruling, CU Boulder remains resolute in its commitment to the advancement of students of all races and backgrounds.

Jeffrey Nytch

Composition professor applies entrepreneurship to the arts

June 27, 2023

Associate Professor of Composition Jeffrey Nytch—who directs the College of Music’s Entrepreneurship Center for Music and who was recently awarded a MacDowell Fellowship—considers the application of entrepreneurial principles as essential to his creative practice.

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19 arts and humanities projects awarded grants for research, creative pursuits

June 27, 2023

A new Research & Innovation Office program is providing nearly $100K in combined funding to 19 projects that span disciplines, from music and art history to journalism, theater and dance.