An attendee gives a thumb's up at the 2016 Celebration of Donors

2016 Chancellor's Celebration of Donors

Sept. 9, 2016

On Wednesday evening Chancellor DiStefano welcomed more than 250 active CU Boulder benefactors to the 2016 Chancellor’s Celebration of Donors. The campus enjoyed the opportunity to thank these individuals who support and appreciate the great work of our students, faculty and staff.

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.

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.

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Nesbitt honored for spectroscopy research

Sept. 8, 2016

David J. Nesbitt has been awarded the American Chemical Society's 2017 E. Bright Wilson Award in Spectroscopy. The award recognizes outstanding accomplishments in fundamental or applied spectroscopy in chemistry.

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.

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Hazel Barnes Award

Sept. 7, 2016

The Hazel Barnes Prize is one of the most prestigious awards at the University of Colorado Boulder and focuses on the enriching relationship that occurs between teaching and research. Nominees should be regionally and nationally recognized, tenured faculty members who are not only outstanding teachers but also have distinguished records in research and scholarship over a substantial period of time.

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Help CU Boulder researchers test a 'fitness tracker' for the brain

Sept. 7, 2016

Ever caught yourself daydreaming of your next vacation or an old memory? Do you wonder what your idle thoughts throughout the day actually mean? If so, scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder have a free smartphone app that might help shed more light on how and why the mind wanders.

I am because we are.

Save the date: 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Summit Nov. 8-9

Sept. 7, 2016

The 22nd annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit, "Building the Roadmap: I am Because We Are," will be held on campus Nov. 8-9.