Antarctic Ice Sheet

Less ozone means more snow for Antarctica

Dec. 10, 2018

Ozone layer depletion has increased snowfall over Antarctica in recent decades, partially mitigating the ongoing loss of the continent’s ice sheet mass.


The quirky movement of glaciers

Nov. 29, 2018

Detailed observations of Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier help explain dynamic tidewater glacier speedup and slowdowns.

chemistry lab

11 researchers earn prestigious 2018 Highly Cited designation

Nov. 28, 2018

The annual Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited report recognizes an elite list of world-class scientists, 11 of whom are affiliated with CU Boulder.


Your showerhead slime is alive

Nov. 1, 2018

A CIRES-led citizen-science study reveals lung-disease causing strains of bacteria are especially common in certain environments.

An array of radiative cooling modules on the CU Boulder campus.

Engineers scale up a low-cost, energy-saving cooling system

Oct. 26, 2018

CU Boulder engineers have successfully scaled up an innovative water-cooling system capable of providing continuous day-and-night radiative cooling for structures.


North American climate research center comes to CU Boulder

Oct. 23, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey has selected a CU Boulder team to host the North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center for the next five years.

Shape shifting material

Shape-shifting material can morph, reverse itself using heat, light

Aug. 24, 2018

A square peg in a round hole? No problem. New material developed by CU Boulder engineers can transform into complex, pre-programmed shapes via light and temperature stimuli, and back again.

physics lab

JILA, CIRES, NOAA researchers honored with 2018 Governor's Awards

Aug. 23, 2018

Two teams affiliated with CU Boulder have been recognized for their impact on the state of Colorado through research on tabletop lasers and the role of consumer products in air pollution.

Gia Voeltz

Cellular cartographer Voeltz named HHMI investigator, granted $8 million

May 23, 2018

Intro-to-biology textbook images are changing because of her work. Now, Gia Voeltz joins the ranks of researchers named Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators, an honor that comes with $8 million to take her research wherever it may lead.

Campus community members interact at an NSF workshop

Sustainability Research Blitz offers lightning-round research presentations, opportunities for collaboration

Feb. 23, 2018

Register by March 2 for this first-ever blitz, hosted by RIO. Present your research, build connections across disciplines that intersect with sustainability and help identify opportunities for collaboration.