WASH Symposium 2017

WASH Symposium to address global access to drinking water, sanitation facilities

Feb. 27, 2017

The 2017 Colorado WASH Symposium will gather industry leaders in Boulder on March 7 and 8 to discuss the challenges of improving global access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities.

Students give presentations during a music technology class

College of Music considering new degree in music, tech and media

Feb. 27, 2017

On the heels of its strategic planning process and the announcement of the music+ campaign, the College of Music next fall will unveil a new interdisciplinary program in partnership with several other colleges on campus. Meet the Bachelor of Arts in Music degree with an Emphasis in Media and Technology Studies.

Eklund Opera students perform Mozart's 'The Magic Flute'

Eklund Opera to perform Mozart's timeless tale 'The Magic Flute'

Feb. 24, 2017

The Eklund Opera season continues with Mozart’s "The Magic Flute," one of the most beloved and widely performed operas in the world. The family-friendly hit comes to Macky Auditorium March 17 through 19.

Alter/Altar performers Arneshia Williams and Gwen Ritchie

Alter/Altar showcases grad student choreography

Feb. 24, 2017

In the joint concert Alter/Altar, CU Boulder dance students Arneshia Williams and Gwen Ritchie will perform original pieces focused on improvisation (alter) and spiritual expression (altar).

Derek Driggs.

Scholarship winner to take big-data problem-solving to Cambridge

Feb. 24, 2017

You might call someone like Derek Driggs a big-data whisperer. The recipient of an award for doctoral studies, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Driggs is taking his applied mathematics research -- which has implications for scientists and businesses alike -- across the pond.

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Two distinguished professors recognized as top inventors

Feb. 24, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professors Leslie Leinwand and Chris Bowman have been named fellows of the nonprofit National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

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Panel to speak on unexpected results of the 2016 elections

Feb. 24, 2017

In the March 2 event “The 2016 Elections: What Just Happened?” four political scientists will offer insight on the unexpected results of the 2016 elections and what we can learn from them.

Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn, courtesy of www.buffzone.com

Meet CU Olympians Jenny Simpson, Emma Coburn

Feb. 24, 2017

Forever Buffs Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn brought home bronze medals from the Rio Olympics last summer, and now is your chance to hear their inspiring stories at this special Forever Buffs Spotlight, March 1.

Chancellor DiStefano

Chancellor's Corner: No campus policy changes after new White House guidance on transgender rights

Feb. 23, 2017

As you may be aware, the White House on Wednesday night rescinded previous guidance contained within a May 13, 2016, Dear Colleague Letter regarding transgender rights at K-12 and higher education campuses. This announcement does not alter existing federal or Colorado state law that provides discrimination protection for transgender people, nor will it change campus policies.

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Campus resources for bed bug detection

Feb. 23, 2017

Facilities Management and Environmental Health and Safety staff this month have treated two CU Boulder classrooms for the possible presence of bed bugs. Read to learn about the university's treatment methods and campus resources.