Chancellor DiStefano

Chancellor's Corner: How we can build student retention and increase our own engagement

Oct. 3, 2016

Increasing overall student retention rate is a great step in our journey to improve our campus community. To continue this journey, how can we all contribute to a campus that is not only welcoming, but an engaging place to be?

Strong safety No. 9 Tedric Thompson goes up for a one handed catch against Oregon State

Buffs crack top 25 in national polls

Oct. 3, 2016

The Colorado Buffaloes found themselves ranked in the nation's top 25 on Sunday, the first time the Buffs have cracked the top 25 since early November 2005.

Dancers pose with oranges, headlamps and a skateboard

CU Dance’s ‘Boneless’ focuses on artistry and authenticity

Sept. 30, 2016

Continuing the exciting 2016-17 dance season at CU Boulder is “Boneless,” a showcase of two works by MFA students intent on uncovering who we really are underneath our society’s thick layers of commercialism and social standards. These two works, incorporating contemporary dance, animal instinct and skateboarding, come to CU’s Charlotte York Irey Theatre Oct. 21-23.

Jim Voss sits on stage during an interview

CU Boulder astronaut wins space flight award

Sept. 30, 2016

Jim Voss, scholar in residence in the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and retired NASA astronaut, has won the 2016 Haley Space Flight Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. It recognizes outstanding contributions to human space flight.

Two researchers are in the forest, analyzing a sample and taking notes

Engaged Scientist lecture and workshop series launches Oct. 20

Sept. 30, 2016

Focused on connecting scientists and communities, the CU Boulder Engaged Scientist Series will begin with the director of Thriving Earth Exchange at the American Geophysical Union, Raj Panda. This talk and the associated workshop for graduate students will begin a series of trainings to equip scientists with community engagement skills.

Elizabeth Koebele stands in her winter coat with the Arkansas River in the background.

Why this environmentalist won a coveted prize for social policy

Sept. 29, 2016

Elizabeth Koebele, a doctoral candidate in the Environmental Studies Program, was one of only 19 award winners from 535 applications for the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy grant. The environmentalist rubs elbows with ranchers and fly fishing companies, for example, adding a very social component to her research.

A woman receives a text message on her phone

Fall 2016 CU Boulder Alerts test is Oct. 5

Sept. 29, 2016

The campus will conduct a test of the CU Boulder Alerts system on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at noon to raise awareness of how the campus community will be notified in case of a campus emergency. The test will include text messages, emails, social media and website announcements. Annual testing of emergency notification systems is required by the Clery Act, a federal law.

Thomas Frank

What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?

Sept. 29, 2016

Journalist and intellectual Thomas Frank will give a talk on Monday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Math 100. Frank’s articles have appeared in Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Salon, The Guardian and Wall Street Journal.

Artist rendering of the GOES-R satellite

GOES-R: Space Weather Forecasting for the 21st Century

Sept. 28, 2016

In the Oct. 5 LASP public lecture, LASP scientist Frank Eparvier will give an overview of space weather, how it affects everything from GPS to satellite navigation and power grids, and the exciting capabilities for real-time space weather monitoring onboard the new series of NOAA GOES-R satellites. The first satellite in this series, with the LASP-built EXIS on-board, is slated to launch on Nov. 4.

Detail of campus parking map, showing Folsom Field

Football season parking changes for permit holders

Sept. 28, 2016

Parking and Transportation Services introduced parking changes for CU Boulder permit holders for the 2016 CU Boulder Football season. Click through for details on how this may affect you on gameday.

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