CU Boulder taken by DigitalGlobe’s GeoEye-1 satellite

New partnership with DigitalGlobe advances research innovation locally, worldwide

Sept. 19, 2016

CU Boulder and DigitalGlobe Inc. are partnering to provide access to DigitalGlobe’s industry-leading high-resolution satellite imagery, data and analytics tools to the university’s Earth Lab initiative in order to advance earth and space science research.

Old Main CU Boulder campus

10 things to do this week: Sept. 19 edition

Sept. 19, 2016

Get outside this week—we've got some lovely autumn weather coming in, featuring plentiful sunshine and crisp, clean air.

A postdoc and faculty mentor work on a research project

CU Boulder celebrates National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Sept. 19, 2016

During the week of Sept. 19, CU Boulder and institutions across the United States are hosting a range of events to honor their postdoctoral scholars as part of National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW). Postdoc research at CU Boulder spans the social, physical and biological sciences as well as engineering, mathematics and humanities, and has been highlighted in top-tier journals including Nature, Cell and Science. The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) and Postdoctoral Association of Colorado (PAC) would like to recognize postdocs on campus and at affiliated National Labs during this seventh annual NPAW.

Senior Vice Chancellor Kelly Fox

From the SVC: Innovation is the foundation of our future success

Sept. 19, 2016

CU Boulder is a highly complex environment of many interconnected parts, but the root of our success is our people – talented and passionate in all of their fields. I welcome our new team members, and extend my appreciation to those who continue with us - all are key to the ongoing and efficient functioning of the university. We are moving into this new academic year with a focus on innovation across all elements of our enterprise, and I look forward to how these innovations will support our employees and our educational and research mission.

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CU Dance brings female Hip-Hop luminaries to Boulder

Sept. 15, 2016

This fall, CU Boulder brings street culture to the stage with [UN] W.R.A.P.: Women of the Cypher, a weekend-long performance event bringing together renowned female Hip-Hop scholars, artists and enthusiasts for a critical and creative exchange. From breaking to waacking to DJing, no facet of Hip-Hop will go unexplored at the event, which takes place Sept. 23-25 at CU Boulder’s Charlotte York Irey Theatre.

Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril addresses a room full of students

Ex-Libyan prime minister says technology won’t save the world

Sept. 15, 2016

Five years after the Arab Spring uprisings rocked the Middle East, former Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril offered University of Colorado Boulder students a front-row perspective on the protests’ genesis, their shortcomings and the lessons the world should absorb in the coming decades.

Artist rendering of mission spacecraft above Europa

NASA's mission to Europa: Exploring a potentially habitable world

Sept. 15, 2016

Robert Pappalardo of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will discuss the upcoming NASA mission to Jupiter's icy moon, Europa, and its potential to support simple life. The mission, slated to launch in the early 2020s, will investigate the moon’s ice shell, ocean, composition, geology, and current activity. Friday, Sept. 23, from 5 to 6 p.m. in Benson Earth Sciences, Room 180.

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Pedal Powered Movie Night: 'UP'

Sept. 15, 2016

The CU Environmental Center will show the movie "Up", during Pedal Powered Movie Night on Saturday, Sept. 17, at dusk (roughly 8 p.m.) at Family Housing Newton Court.

An image of a woman is superimposed in black and white over skyscrapers

A Liminal Space

Sept. 14, 2016

A Liminal Space is a transdisciplinary collaboration between artists Ana Baer, Heike Salzer and Rosely Conz. The production utilizes dance and video projections to create captivating, kinesthetic poetry. This Friday and Saturday in the ATLAS Black Box Experimental Studio.

Vice Chancellor Robert Boswell

Making excellence inclusive: Update and next steps

Sept. 13, 2016

On behalf of the CU Boulder leadership team, I am pleased to provide an update on our university’s Inclusive Excellence initiative.

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