Mechanical engineering doctoral student David Pfotenhauer

Engineering doctoral students work for better air quality in Denver communities

March 20, 2017

When David Pfotenhauer decided to pursue a PhD that would allow him get out into communities and use his knowledge to address public issues, he found his opportunity in the Community-Based Research (CBR) Graduate Fellows program.

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Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag features internal monitoring, self-assessment

March 20, 2017

At the March 27 Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag session, Mark Meaney will discuss one of seven essential components of any ethics and compliance program: internal monitoring.

Jim Hakala and colleagues created fossil kits for schools in the state

CU Boulder Outreach Awards info session set for April 4

March 20, 2017

Faculty and staff interested in applying for a 2017–18 CU Boulder Outreach Award are invited to attend the April 4 brown bag session to learn about award criteria and how to apply.

Ralphie IV

CU's retired mascot, Ralphie IV, passes away

March 20, 2017

Ralphie IV, the university's beloved live buffalo mascot who roamed the sidelines for 10-plus seasons (1998–2008), passed away Sunday morning at the age of 19. Ralphie IV's successor, Ralphie V, is very much in good health and is running strong.

Spring on CU Boulder Main Campus

Pacheco named affirmative action officer for HR

March 17, 2017

David Pacheco, a former investigator for the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance, has been named the new affirmative action officer for the Department of Human Resources at CU Boulder.

Sir James Galway with golden flute

CU Presents' anniversary series concludes with renowned flutist performance

March 17, 2017

On March 22, as part of the CU Presents Artist Series, living legend and world-renowned flutist Sir James Galway will perform a concert alongside his wife Lady Jeanne Galway and other friends.

Ross Marquand photo courtesy of

Zombies: A success story of one CU Theatre alum

March 17, 2017

After about 10 years of living in Los Angeles trying to make a career as an actor, Ross Marquand was cast in the highest-rated TV series in cable history, "The Walking Dead," changing his life forever.

Vandana Shiva

Renowned activist, physicist to speak on eco-social justice

March 17, 2017

Vandana Shiva, a world-renowned policy expert, author, justice activist and trained nuclear and quantum physicist, will present "Eco-Social Justice on the Global Frontlines," March 22 at the Glen Miller Ballroom.

AVC Chris Ewing

Campus Q&A: AVC Ewing on changing how the campus utilizes space

March 16, 2017

CU Boulder Today spoke with Chris Ewing, assistant vice chancellor for the department of Planning Design & Construction, to learn more about the ongoing Space Utilization and Optimization Initiative to best support students and the university’s mission.

MacBook on table with book and iPhone

Campus Mac users: Make sure you have the right antivirus

March 16, 2017

After Friday, March 17, all university-owned Macs will stop receiving updates from Sophos and will no longer be protected from malware. Please make sure you have the correct antivirus software installed today.