panel discussion on opportunities for the industry as it shifts out of the pandemic

Forum’s move a reminder that in real estate, location is tops

April 5, 2023

The CU Real Estate Center’s showcase attracted top industry players to discuss pandemic recovery, new projects and policy challenges.​ For the first time, the annual forum moved from the skyscrapers of Denver to the foothills of Boulder.


Far-off radio signal hints rocky exoplanet may have magnetic field

April 3, 2023

Astrophysicists may have detected the first Earth-sized planet outside our solar system with a magnetic field—a potentially key feature for making planets habitable.

Man stands on an arctic glacier

$68 million NASA contract awarded to National Snow and Ice Data Center

March 30, 2023

Under a contract valued at $68 million, the NSIDC will provide data management services focused on preserving, documenting and providing access to cryospheric data and related geophysical data. This is the seventh time the NSIDC has been selected for the work.

A gray-colored mare with her spotted foal

Landmark study on history of horses in American West relies on Indigenous knowledge

March 30, 2023

Indigenous peoples as far north as Wyoming and Idaho may have begun to care for horses by the first half of the 17th century, according to a new study by researchers from 15 countries and multiple Native American groups.

A member of the Lakota nation hugging a horse's head

Archaeology, genomics and Indigenous knowledge revise the human-horse story in the American West

March 30, 2023

European colonists chronicled their version of how Indigenous peoples lived with horses. New collaborative research adds scientific detail to Indigenous narratives that tell a different story. CU expert William Taylor shares on The Conversation.

Group of people pose for a photo in the City of Boulder Reservoir, 1875

Beleaguered forests are losing ground

March 28, 2023

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Tom Veblen's 40-year census research finds that climate change has tripled tree mortality and forestalled regeneration.

the Center for Resilience and Well-Being team members posing for a photo

Amid youth mental health crisis, CU Boulder center teaches grown-ups how to help

March 27, 2023

About two-thirds of Colorado educators say they have considered leaving the field in the past year, due in part to increased challenges stemming from the ongoing youth mental health crisis. Enter the Center for Resilience and Well-Being, CU Boulder's new center focused on educating teachers, therapists and parents to support young people while first tending to their own wellbeing.

Denver skyline

Business confidence index improves, remains pessimistic in Colorado

March 24, 2023

Prepared and released by the Leeds School of Business research division, the latest Leeds Business Confidence Index—which gauges Colorado business leaders’ opinions about economic trends and how their industry will perform in the coming quarter—marks the third-longest period of pessimism in the index’s 20-year history.

American flag flying with a dark, cloudy sky in the background

How did everything get so political?

March 22, 2023

Why do some issues become politicized? CU experts explain why, and how voting rights, climate change and abortion became rallying cries for political parties.

Climate protest

Latest international climate report calls for adaptation, rapid action

March 22, 2023

A report released this week by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns the world of dire consequences if rapid action to reduce emissions and adaptation are not prioritized. A CU expert shares his take on economic and political impacts of this latest report.