2017 Equity and Excellence Award winners

Seven awarded for promoting diversity, inclusive excellence

April 28, 2017

Yesterday, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE) presented the 2017 Equity and Excellence Award to seven people in the undergraduate, graduate, faculty and staff categories.

Prescription take-back box in the Police and Parking Services building

CUPD offers prescription drug disposal box year-round

April 27, 2017

In recognition of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, April 29, the CU Boulder Police Department would like to remind the community of the permanent dropbox in the police building.

Distinguished Professor Margaret Murnane and Professor Henry Kapteyn, both of the physics department.

Federal dollars spark aerospace, biotech, laser spin-offs

April 26, 2017

As Congress determines the funding levels for the federal science agencies for fiscal years 2017 and 2018, a new report highlights 102 spin-off companies – three from the University of Colorado Boulder – that demonstrate how investments in basic scientific research benefit the overall economy.

Grounds technician Pedro Vasquez uses a machine that provides hot steam to safely kill weeds

CU Boulder employs steam to control weeds on campus

April 26, 2017

Both Housing & Dining Services and Facilities Management are incorporating into their weed-management practices machinery that uses saturated steam to control weeds in landscape beds and natural areas.

A tree swallow perches on a wire.

Wind, rain ruffle migratory birds' breeding patterns

April 26, 2017

Wind and precipitation play a crucial role in advancing or delaying the breeding cycles of North American tree swallows, according to the results of a new CU Boulder study.

Apple orchard

Research seed grant program impacts campus with $1.1 million in funding

April 24, 2017

The Innovative Seed Grant Program has announced more than $1.1 million in seed funding through 23 grants, one of which will use research on the apple trees and orchards that once covered Boulder as a model for green urban planning.

Marinus Smith Awards ceremony

Marinus Smith awardees recognized for significant, positive impact

April 24, 2017

On April 21, New Student & Family Programs presented the annual Marinus Smith Award to select faculty members, advisors and staff who made a significant, positive impact on the lives of CU Boulder students and their families.

Man in green t-shirt scheduling meeting on laptop

Share your calendar with colleagues on other CU campuses

April 24, 2017

Scheduling meetings via Outlook and Office 365 just got a little bit easier: It's now possible to share your calendar with colleagues on different CU campuses and other external partners so they can see your free/busy status.

Computer Engineering Professor Aaron Clauset writes on white board

Award for Excellence in STEM Education applications due May 15

April 24, 2017

The Center for STEM Learning is accepting proposals for the Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in STEM Education, established to support innovative research on student learning and implementation of STEM education initiatives.

Historic bridge at Boulder Creek

Flood-mitigation project would replace Boulder Creek bridges

April 21, 2017

CU Boulder is inviting public input on a flood-mitigation project that would include removing a pair of bridges over Boulder Creek and replacing them with a new one, connecting Lot 169 with the Buff Walk pedestrian thoroughfare along Folsom Field.