News Corp instructor Jeff Browne discusses with the class the latest fact check piece published in The Denver Post

Journalism students fact check election for local media

Nov. 7, 2016

​In a contentious election year, journalism students at CU Boulder have partnered with local news outlets to keep the facts straight by publishing articles that challenge statements made by Colorado politicians and live fact checking major political debates.


10 things to do this week: Nov. 7 edition

Nov. 7, 2016

Hello, everyone! It's a crazy week of midterms for many of you, so keep up the good work and push through to the end.

Student studies under a tree on campus

Giving a voice to non-traditional students

Nov. 7, 2016

Whatever being a non-traditional student means to you, it certainly means having a different college experience than students coming straight from high school.

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.

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.

Yohannese Gebremedhin, right, and Arthur Antoine, left, stand in front of a model of a rocket in the engineering center on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.

Engineering students plan large regional conference

Nov. 3, 2016

Two engineering students, Yohannese Gebremedhin and Arthur Antoine, organized the 2016 National Society of Black Engineers’ (NSBE) Fall Region 6 Conference, to be held Nov. 4–6 in Denver. The event has attracted hundreds of people from the region, and registration is still open.

'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.

people waving small American flags

New research lab to take Colorado's political pulse

Nov. 2, 2016

The newly created American Politics Research Lab, housed in the Department of Political Science, aims to involve undergraduate and graduate students in taking Colorado's political pulse every year. “This is the first year of what we hope will be an ongoing record of opinion on public affairs within the state,” said political scientist Scott Adler.

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.