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Annual Chancellor's Employee of the Year Award recipients announced

Nov. 7, 2016

The 2016 Chancellor’s Employee of the Year Award is presented to CU Boulder staff members Sheryl Koutsis, Amy Lavens and Jennifer McDuffie in recognition of and appreciation for exceptional job performance and remarkable contributions to the campus community.

Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building (JSCBB) at CU Boulder

$1.1 million grant funds CU Boulder research into next-generation vaccines

Nov. 7, 2016

CU Boulder has received a $1.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop next-generation vaccines that require no refrigeration and defend against infectious diseases with just one shot.

CU Boulder student-team finalists in NASA’s CubeQuest Challenge

Aerospace student team aims for deep space

Nov. 4, 2016

A CU Boulder student team learned in a conference call with NASA that they have been named a finalist in NASA’s CubeQuest Challenge, which is focused on finding innovative solutions to deep space communications using small spacecraft.

Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award 2016 - The only national higher education diversity award

CU Boulder receives HEED diversity award

Nov. 4, 2016

CU Boulder has received the annual Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, based on a lasting commitment to diversity and inclusion.


Galactic close encounter leaves behind 'nearly naked' supermassive black hole

Nov. 4, 2016

A team of astronomers, including one from CU Boulder, used the super-sharp radio vision of the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) to find the shredded remains of a galaxy that passed through a larger galaxy, leaving only the smaller galaxy's nearly-naked supermassive black hole to emerge and speed away at more than 2,000 miles per second.

Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day: Annual ceremony, memorial lounge grand opening

Nov. 3, 2016

In honor of the nation's veterans, including CU Boulder faculty, staff and student veterans, the university will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the University Memorial Center (UMC), followed by the grand opening of the newly-renovated Veterans Memorial Lounge.

Photo: Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering / University of Colorado Boulder

CU Boulder to lead $15.3 million initiative for sustainable water and sanitation for development

Nov. 3, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder has been selected to lead a $15.3 million effort to better understand how to improve the sustainability of water, sanitation and hygiene interventions in the developing world.

'Then Comes a Wind' by R.J. Stewart

Book discussion and signing with author Ronald J. Stewart

Nov. 3, 2016

Author Ronald J. Stewart will speak about his book "Then Comes a Wind," a story about a family's struggle to homestead in 1900s Nebraska, on Nov. 10. Stewart will sign copies of his book (which will be for sale at the event) immediately following the presentation.

Vice Chancellor of Infrastructure and Safety David Kang

Campus Q&A: VCIS Kang discusses his vision for a sustainable and safe campus

Nov. 2, 2016

The Vice Chancellor for Infrastructure and Safety (VCIS) is responsible for the physical and public safety of the campus; long-range capital planning; real estate development; architecture; design and construction; the operation and maintenance of all campus facilities; emergency management; environmental health and safety; sustainability; and campus logistics. CU Boulder Today asked VCIS David Kang to discuss his vision for a sustainable and safe campus.

CU Women's Cross Country Team

No. 1 CU women's cross country aiming for national title finish

Nov. 2, 2016

After dominating last weekend's Pac-12 championships and being unanimously ranked No. 1 in the nation, the women’s cross country coach Mark Wetmore expects to "finish very high in the national championships" in Terre Haute, Indiana, on Nov. 19.