Street market sells locally-grown produce

Thinking globally, eating locally: A food-literacy project

Dec. 22, 2016

In the past decade, thanks to an overwhelming scientific consensus that global temperatures are rising, “eating local” has become a way for average citizens to make a difference. And thanks to a $24,000 CU Boulder Outreach Award, a group of faculty and students will reach even farther into the community to increase “food literacy.”

Portrait of Robert Kaufman.

Kaufman named fifth visiting scholar in conservative thought

Dec. 21, 2016

Described as one of the leading critics of recent American foreign policy, Robert G. Kaufman has been named the 2017-18 Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy at CU Boulder.

"Donate here" Food for Fines sign sits next to donated food items

Food for Fines was a Thanksgiving success

Dec. 21, 2016

Parking Services extends thanks to all who supported the Food for Fines event prior to Thanksgiving. With 207 parking citations forgiven and 1,784 items donated, the community food drive was a win-win for everyone involved!

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.

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.

Table of food and drinks

Campus food security survey now open

Dec. 16, 2016

Have you ever skipped one meal or more because you could not afford it? Have you ever wondered where money would come from to cover the cost of groceries? Take the survey and help CU understand student need for affordable or free access to food.

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.