Chancellor DiStefano

Chancellor's Corner: Finish strong and happy holidays

Dec. 5, 2016

As we rush to meet deadlines during the semester wind-down, we can often get caught up in what's happening around us, or to us. It is worth stopping, taking a breath and realizing our success is truly up to us and our individual frame of mind. We each have a great deal to say about our own success just through our approach and beliefs. Believe in yourself and your capabilities.

The Northern Lights over a glacier in the Arctic

New Arctic studies certificate to explore rapidly changing, politically charged region

Dec. 5, 2016

In the spring CU Boulder will become only the fourth higher education institute in the nation to offer an Arctic studies program, providing students with expertise on a long-neglected region gaining geopolitical importance due to climate change and its impacts.

Engineering and jazz music student shows off trout caught while fly fishing

Student Walter Gorra talks engineering, fly fishing and all that jazz

Dec. 5, 2016

Self-described fly fishing fanatic Walter Gorra discusses managing a double major in jazz piano and civil engineering while still making time to fly fish local waters and play gigs with his band in the Denver area.


Winter weather moves into area starting today

Dec. 5, 2016

The National Weather Service expects a weather system to move into the area, bringing much colder temperatures through Thursday as well as accumulating snow Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon.

Students in Senegal Ed Abroad program listen to local village discuss women's rights

Study Abroad changes name to reflect breadth of services

Dec. 5, 2016

As of Dec. 1, the office of Study Abroad has become Education Abroad. The variety of programs offered has expanded to become so much more than traditional study abroad. Director Mary Dandof says, "We support all international experiences undertaken by students."

Teaching applied mathematics in classroom

2017 Hazel Barnes Prize: Call for nominations

Dec. 5, 2016

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Hazel Barnes Prize, one of the most prestigious awards at the University of Colorado Boulder, which focuses on the enriching relationship between teaching and research.

Coach MacIntyre

Buffs excited about Alamo Bowl bid

Dec. 5, 2016

For the second time in his head coaching career, Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre has led his team to a bowl berth.


End-of-semester D2L workshops start Dec. 12

Dec. 5, 2016

The Learning Technology Consultants are hosting a handful of D2L end-of-semester workshops Dec. 12, 14 and 15 to cover gradebook setup and final adjustments, administering and grading online exams, Dropbox submission and grading features. Space is limited.

Mike MacIntyre mid-game

Buffs ready for Pac-12 title tilt with Huskies

Dec. 2, 2016

The Buffs have been doing their best all week to treat this game just like they've treated every other game this year: a game they need to win. They are one win away from the Pac-12 football title and the program's first conference title since 2001.

Professor Patrick Mason

Long-serving music professor to retire

Dec. 2, 2016

After more than 20 years at the College of Music, Professor of Voice Patrick Mason has announced he will retire from teaching at the end of this academic year.