Student uses Kubi device to remotely interact in the classroom

OIT seeking remote students for Kubi pilot

Dec. 20, 2016

The Office of Information Technology is looking for distance students to participate in a pilot involving the use of a Kubi, a robotic neck that holds an iPad and allows a remote student to actively participate in a face-to-face class.

Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan stands next to red rickshaw

Revolutionizing the rickshaw

Dec. 20, 2016

CU Boulder alum and engineer Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan aims to revolutionize local transportation in India. In 2014, as a sophomore, she designed and developed a hybrid conversion kit for rickshaws that would benefit the environment and rickshaw drivers alike.

Professor Albert Bartlett holds up bicycle wheel in classroom

Physics professor's home designated as historic landmark

Dec. 20, 2016

Iconic physics professor Albert A. Bartlett helped preserve the city he called home, and now Boulder City Council has moved to preserve his longtime home. The house, built in 1917, has been designated as an historic landmark.

Orange traffic cone

Construction update: New CASE building atop Euclid Autopark delayed

Dec. 20, 2016

The reopening of Euclid AutoPark, originally scheduled for Jan. 17, 2017, will be delayed into March. Parking for campus guests is still available in the lot across the street from Euclid Avenue.

a galapagos tortoise

Studying the distant past in the Galápagos Islands

Dec. 20, 2016

A new study pinpoints when the Galápagos Islands developed their unique ecology.

Melissa Zak

Zak named assistant vice chancellor of safety

Dec. 16, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder Police Chief Melissa Zak, who for the past three years has helped lead the campus through crises and high-profile events such as floods, a presidential debate and demonstrations, will assume a new role Jan. 1 as the university’s assistant vice chancellor of safety.

CU Independent's 2016 Online Pacemaker award

CU Independent wins collegiate journalism's preeminent award

Dec. 16, 2016

CU Boulder’s student news site, CU Independent (CUI), is one of four student news sites to receive the 2016 Online Pacemaker award from the Associated Collegiate Press. "This award is a huge testament to how hard this staff works on a daily basis," says CUI Editor-in-Chief Xandra McMahon.

Mary Coyle Chase's Pulitzer-prize winning drama "Harvey"

Origins: CU and the Pulitzer

Dec. 16, 2016

CU alumni, faculty and affiliates have been winning Pulitzer prizes for at least 71 years. The tradition appears to have started in 1945, when Denver native Mary Coyle Chase won the drama prize for "Harvey," a comic play about a genial alcoholic and his six-foot-plus rabbit.

CU's Chidobe Awuzie collects a sack and forced fumble against Michigan earlier this year

Buffs' Awuzie on target to graduate early

Dec. 16, 2016

CU cornerback Chidobe Awuzie, who played a major role in helping the Buffs produce their 2016 turnaround season, will wrap up his college football career with a host of awards and honors, including a bachelor's from the Leeds School of Business that took him just three and a half years to complete.

a cannabis concentrate product

CU Boulder researchers receive state grant to study high-potency marijuana effects

Dec. 16, 2016

CU Boulder researchers have been awarded a grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to study the effects of using high-potency cannabis concentrates.