Derek Briggs

Derek Briggs named American Educational Research Association fellow

March 16, 2023

CU Boulder Professor Derek Briggs is one of just 24 scholars nationwide to be named a 2023 fellow of the American Educational Research Association, the country’s largest interdisciplinary research association devoted to the study of education and learning.

Monserrat Estrada Martin

Monserrat Estrada Martin wins Student Employee of the Year Award

March 16, 2023

CU Boulder has several thousand student employees who perform countless services with enthusiasm, dedication and initiative. Learn about this year's Student Employee of the Year, the runner up for the award and the 35 other nominees—all outstanding members of our community.

Emily Yeh in Tibet

Emily Yeh named Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

March 16, 2023

As a visiting scholar, the CU Boulder geography professor will visit other campuses, join classroom lectures and seminars and give major lectures open to the host campus’s community.

Sarah Stoneback holding her trumpet

Alumna builds career on multifaceted CU Boulder experience

March 16, 2023

Sarah Stoneback was already an accomplished musician when she enrolled in the College of Music master’s program in 2008. It was her experience at the college, however, that helped steer the course of her chosen career.

Buffs cheerleaders pose for a photo with Chip the buffalo mascot

Join other Forever Buffs for a Buffs Bash April 22

March 16, 2023

Alumni: If you're going to the Black and Gold Day spring football game on April 22, register to attend Buffs Bash at the Koenig Alumni Center for a tailgate party beforehand.

Winning teams on stage

New Venture Challenge spotlight: Female founders and climate solutions

March 16, 2023

On two exciting nights of pitches and prizes, 10 startups brought a broad range of ideas to the stage, involving more sustainability in gardening, the downsides of social media, practical prosthetics for kids, sustainable water filters and hydroponic produce for all. Across the two events, eight teams took home a total of $20,000.

TEDxCU speaker on stage

TEDxCU talks April 7 to explore serendipity

March 16, 2023

Take the leap into a moment of quietness and listening. Remove your preconceived notions and let yourself plunge into new areas of thought, profound ideas and blissful experiences. Plan to attend TEDxCU. Tickets for students are free.

snow geese flying in Maryland

As bird flu continues to spread, what’s the risk of a human pandemic?

March 16, 2023

Avian influenza viruses have evolved to infect birds, but the current H5N1 outbreak is also infecting a wide range of mammals. This suggests it could mutate into forms that threaten humans. CU expert Sara Sawyer shares on The Conversation.

Surface of Earth as seen from space

New NASA grant to support quantum sensors in space

March 16, 2023

In a new, multi-university project, researchers from CU Boulder will help to design incredibly-sensitive quantum sensors that can detect changes in Earth's climate from space.

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8 things to check off your to-do list

March 16, 2023

Don't forget to take the graduate student survey, pick up free Narcan, download the CU Boulder Life app, check your degree progress, review deadlines for several awards nominations and more.