Bhavna Chhabra at Google in Boulder

Pushing Boundaries: From humble roots to Google role model

April 3, 2019

On her journey toward independence, first-generation student Bhavna Chhabra found the courage to believe in herself and discovered a world of opportunities; 25 years later she’s a director at Google.

Spring blooms frame a scenic campus setting

EBIO professor Pieter Johnson wins 2019 Hazel Barnes Prize

April 2, 2019

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Pieter Johnson has been named this year's Hazel Barnes Prize winner, receiving the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from the university.

Picket line during Los Angeles teachers strike

How to address distrust to create lasting change in education

March 26, 2019

Educational reform efforts that fail to address long-festering issues of distrust may be "doomed to failure," Dean Katherine Schultz argues in a new book.

Kimberly Hess with mountain range in background

Alumni in Focus: Climbing the 7 summits

March 26, 2019

Over seven years, Kimberly Hess and brother Steven climbed the tallest mountain on each of the seven continents. Next up: A trek to Earth’s poles.

Robot with a heart

The ethics of artificial intelligence: Teaching computers to be good people

March 25, 2019

Real AI is lightyears away from the all-too-common sci-fi depiction of a heartlessly rational computer, though researchers are already grappling with ways to avoid the pitfalls you might see in the movies.

Brian Hynek with CU Boulder flag

The great Antarctic meteorite hunt

March 20, 2019

This winter, astrobiologist Brian Hynek traveled to one of the loneliest places on Earth to hunt for pieces of alien worlds.

Ralphie running before a football game

Video: The importance of leadership

March 15, 2019

What makes an effective leader? What are some of the biggest challenges facing leaders? These are questions we consider as we shape the next generation.

Ana Bogusky poses with her unCover magazine handbook

Pushing Boundaries: Student’s fashion blog, magazine add sustainability to style

March 4, 2019

Graduate student Ana Bogusky’s passion for fashion inspired her to launch a style blog and magazine-like handbook that create awareness for shopping locally and ethically.

Erika Isabel Bailon

Students in Focus: Talented recipients get much-needed support through LAEF scholarships

Feb. 28, 2019

Students such as Erika Isabel Bailon are pursuing their academic and career dreams with help from a 70-year-old program that provides Hispanic/Latino students with greater access to higher education.

PhD candidate Maya Livio, left, and undergraduate student Valerie Foley

Beyond Boulder: Students find fresh ways to promote art exhibit on climate change

Feb. 27, 2019

CU Boulder students bring individual perspectives to planning student activities for the CU Art Museum exhibition “Documenting Change,” where art and the natural world meet.

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