Several students sit between columns of a building studying.

CU Boulder again ranks highly among US News & World Report’s ‘best colleges’

Sept. 12, 2016

CU Boulder ranks No. 38 in the nation among public institutions, or No. 92 overall, in U.S. News & World Report’s undergraduate rankings for 2017. The data, in which both business and engineering programs went up compared with last year, represent long-standing marks of excellence from the publication, a showcase of CU Boulder’s offerings.

Student presents at 2015 New Venture Challenge

CU Boulder New Venture Challenge kicks off Sept. 21

Sept. 12, 2016

Organizers of the University of Colorado Boulder’s ninth annual New Venture Challenge anticipate a packed house for the program’s kickoff later this month. The popular program, which is open to the entire campus community and progresses through a series of events and workshops throughout the school year, fosters budding entrepreneurs.

People observe the recycling sorting line during a sustainability tour

Campus Sustainability Tours

Sept. 12, 2016

Did you know that CU Boulder is one of the nation’s leading green schools? Learn more about what makes our campus a leader in sustainability during the Environmental Center's walking tours held every Thursday, starting at 4 p.m.

Provost Russell Moore

From the Provost: Living the Colorado Creed

Sept. 12, 2016

Colleges and universities often are seen as places to discuss our ideas, debate our differences and openly engage persons with whom we may not agree. Those debates and disagreements appear sharper and less open to compromise during an election season, particularly an election with as much acrimony as the one currently underway. It is during times like these when it becomes incumbent upon us, as members of the CU Boulder community, to remember the Colorado Creed and how we can choose to live its values.

An Atlas V rocket carried the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft into space last night.

Asteroid mission successfully launched from Florida

Sept. 9, 2016

A NASA mission involving CU Boulder was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 5:05 p.m. MDT Thursday night and is on its way to explore an asteroid, setting the stage for a better understanding of the evolution of our solar system.

Marching band members in uniform and with their instruments pause for a selfie photo.

Marching to the beat of the Buffs

Sept. 9, 2016

For many, participating in the marching band can be a family affair. Mellophone section leader Carrie Proctor is not only following her siblings' and parents' musically-inclined footsteps, but she also has formed a bond of friendship not uncommon among Golden Buffaloes.

Warren Motte in front of a bookcase

Motte named college professor of distinction

Sept. 9, 2016

Warren F. Motte Jr., professor of French and comparative literature at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been named the 2016 Professor of Distinction by the College of Arts and Sciences in recognition of his exceptional service, teaching and research.

The CU Board of Regents

Board of Regents hears preliminary enrollment numbers, discusses the cost and value of research

Sept. 8, 2016

The CU Board of Regents Thursday received an update on projected enrollment growth on all four campuses from Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Todd Saliman. Among other items, the board also approved a name change for the BA degree in the Department of Women and Gender Studies and the splitting of the MS in Applied Mathematics into a professional and traditional degree.

CU students helps Sanchez Elementary students with STEM projects as part of the El Pueblo Magico program. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Record fundraising year means more opportunities for students, campus community

Sept. 8, 2016

Private donations to the University of Colorado Boulder rose about 29 percent to a record $145.8 million in fiscal year 2016, which translates into a range of new opportunities for students across a variety of academic disciplines.

Suspect in unlawful sexual contact

CU Police seek public's help in identifying suspect

Sept. 8, 2016

CUPD is looking for the public’s help to identify a person of interest in this past weekend’s unlawful sexual contact incident. The person of interest in this case is also suspected to be the person who was involved in a similar crime on campus on Jan. 14, 2016.