CU Engineering Building

Engineering Center first CU building to go plastic-free for beverages

Sept. 3, 2019

The move includes both of the Gravity Cafe coffee shops and all of the vending machines in the Engineering Center.

New aluminum cup for use at Folsom Field

CU Boulder, Ball introduce game-changing aluminum cup at Folsom Field

Sept. 3, 2019

Ball Corporation and the University of Colorado Boulder have announced a partnership to introduce Ball's infinitely recyclable aluminum cup to collegiate football fans at CU's Folsom Field during the 2019 season.

Aerial view of the green river

Alumni in Focus: The future of water in the West

Aug. 1, 2019

The Southwest is drying. During a 730-mile rafting trip down the Colorado River's main tributary, alumna Heather Hansman (MJour'10) saw water scarcity up close.

CU Boulder Chief Sustainability Officer Heidi VanGenderen testifies before the Congressional Select Committee on the Climate Crisis at CU Boulder's Wolf Law building.

Congressional hearing on campus highlights CU Boulder climate change leadership

Aug. 1, 2019

More than 250 people listened in on the event including statements and testimony from U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and CU Boulder Chief Sustainability Officer Heidi VanGenderen.

Chancellor DiStefano

Chancellor DiStefano presents at University Climate Change Coalition Summit

July 25, 2019

Chancellor Philip DiStefano spoke in two sessions at the UC3 Summit in Vancouver, British Columbia this week, bolstering and advancing CU Boulder’s status as a leader in climate science research and sustainability.

A view of recycled materials on a conveyor belt

4 ways to up your sustainability game

July 24, 2019

If you’ve made some sustainable changes in your life and are ready to step up your involvement, here are some ways to start.

Buff Bus

Campus to begin operating Stampede bus route Aug. 12

July 1, 2019

RTD’s last day servicing the route will be Friday, Aug. 9. The route then becomes part of CU Boulder’s network of free inter- and intra-campus Buff Bus service.

boxes of vegetables on tables at a farmers market

Tips for visiting local farmers markets

June 25, 2019

No matter where you are this summer, a farmers market is a great way to score delicious, affordable and local food. Here are some tips to make the most of your trip.

Village Center Dining and Community Commons exterior

Village Center Dining and Community Commons notches LEED Platinum

June 25, 2019

The honor for green building practices gives CU Boulder 28 LEED-certified buildings, including 11 Platinum certifications.

People participating in Bike to Work Day

Get ready for Bike to Work Day

June 14, 2019

June 26 is Bike to Work Day. Here’s what you need to know for the day and tips for your commute.