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Should you wear a mask on a plane, bus or train when there’s no mandate? 4 essential reads

April 20, 2022

Despite the halt to the federal mask mandate for mass transit, people may still choose to protect themselves. For those who do, the type of mask and how well it fits matter. CU experts Sara Sawyer, Arturo Barbachano-Guerrero and Cody Warren share on The Conversation.

Scientists traversing Lower Curtis Glacier in the North Cascades, Washington

New Polar Science Early Career Community Office launches at CU Boulder

April 20, 2022

The Polar Science Early Career Community Office, funded by the NSF and housed by CIRES and INSTAAR, will provide training opportunities, resources and funding to support and help build a community of polar early-career scientists in the United States.

Shelley Knuth in Antarctica where she conducted weather research and worked on weather stations

The computational scientist who came in from the cold

April 20, 2022

Shelley Knuth, assistant vice chancellor of research computing, brought her research experience working in Antarctica to CU Boulder.

Dan Larremore

CU Boulder mathematician earns nation’s highest early-career award for COVID research

April 20, 2022

Dan Larremore has won the Alan T. Waterman Award for his instrumental research on COVID-19 vaccine distribution and rapid testing. The prestigious award is the National Science Foundation’s highest honor for early-career scientists.

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Protect Colorado water: Steps everyone can take

April 19, 2022

Water is a precious resource in limited supply. Protect Colorado's water to keep it clean for consumption and safe for recreational use. Also, conserve your use of water. During sustainability week, get tips and take a pledge.

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Send in nominations for the 2022–23 Distinguished Research Lectureship

April 18, 2022

The Distinguished Research Lectureship is among the highest honors bestowed by the faculty upon CU Boulder colleagues. The deadline for nominations is June 20.

Todd Saliman

Open forum with Todd Saliman set for April 20

April 15, 2022

As part of a four-campus tour, the CU Board of Regents is hosting an open forum at CU Boulder with presidential finalist Todd Saliman. Registrants, who may join virtually or in person at the University Theatre, may submit questions ahead of time or during the event.

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Number of all-gender bathrooms expands on campus

April 15, 2022

The university is expanding the number of all-gender bathrooms available to students, faculty and staff and individuals and families who visit the CU Boulder campus.

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Matthew Keller named director of Institute of Behavioral Genetics

April 15, 2022

Keller has been named the director of CU Boulder's Institute of Behavioral Genetics, which conducts and facilitates research on the genetic and environmental bases of individual differences in behavior.

hypersonic missile

How hypersonic missiles work and the unique threats they pose

April 15, 2022

Russia’s use of hypersonic missiles in Ukraine has put the weapons in the news. Next-generation versions under development could dramatically alter national and global security. Aerospace engineer Iain Boyd shares on The Conversation.