Rokos to retire after 2021 season

Richard Rokos, the University of Colorado head ski coach for the last 30 seasons and who has led the Buffaloes to eight NCAA championships, has announced that the 2021 season will be last at the...
Rick George

George one of four ADs to present on leveraging climate action

Rick George is one of four collegiate athletic directors from Power Five conferences that will showcase their school's climate action, health and wellness and equity/inclusion practices during an...
Austin Jamar 'JB' Banks

Banks named associate vice chancellor and dean of students

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Akirah J. Bradley has named Austin Jamar “JB” Banks as the associate vice chancellor and dean of students. He started in his new role at CU Boulder on July 13...

How Fredericks helped change Washington football team’s name

After five decades of protests, lawsuits and petitions, Washington, D.C.’s NFL team announced Monday it will change its name and logo. To the CU Boulder law professor who helped organize a campaign...

Idea Forge’s Potts on a mask-making mission

During the coronavirus pandemic, Greg Potts, Idea Forge machine shop coordinator, joined many others in pursuing a new hobby: mask-making. He has made over 250 masks and plans to sew at least 100...

Bortz on the front lines of Colorado’s coronavirus response

At the start of 2020, David Bortz, like most Coloradans, didn’t know what a coronavirus was. For the last few months, tracking this virus is practically his full-time job. Bortz, an associate...

Jakosky to join National Space Council Users’ Advisory Group

Bruce Jakosky, professor of geological sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been tapped to be a new member of the National Space Council Users’ Advisory Group.
Dimidjian and Epperson

CU Boulder researchers contributing to CU Anschutz podcasts starting June 30

Starting on June 30, five University of Colorado Boulder researchers will be featured in the University of Colorado Anschutz-led Mind the Brain podcast series. The combining of expertise from both...

Bradley named vice chancellor for student affairs

Provost Russell Moore has named Akirah J. Bradley vice chancellor for student affairs, effective June 1 and pending the approval of the CU Board of Regents.
Mary Ann Shea

Shea reflects on many years of advancing student-centered teaching

Mary Ann Shea, the outgoing director of the Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) and director of the President’s Teaching Scholars Program, reflects on her career promoting student-centered...
Cynthia Pasquale

Pasquale honored for meritorious service to Staff Council

Cynthia Pasquale with son Alex. Cynthia Pasquale, longtime writer for CU Connections , recently was honored by University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) for her work reporting on the governance...
Ceal Barry

End of an era: Barry announces retirement

Legendary University of Colorado coach and administrator Ceal Barry announced her retirement Tuesday, effective July 1, after 43 years in college athletics, including the last 37 on CU's Boulder...
Faculty, staff recognized with student-nominated Marinus Smith Awards

Faculty, staff recognized with student-nominated Marinus Smith Awards

Sixteen faculty and staff members were recognized this year for the positive impact they have made on their students through the Marinus Smith Awards. Overall, over 40 nominations were received from...
Faculty selected for Graduate School’s outstanding 2019-20 mentor awards

Faculty selected for Graduate School’s outstanding 2019-20 mentor awards

The Graduate School is pleased to recognize our dedicated faculty members who received this year’s outstanding faculty mentor awards. The nomination materials showcased their many contributions in...

Shay to continue as College of Music dean through December

Provost Russ Moore announced today that he has asked Robert Shay to continue to serve as dean of the College of Music through December of 2020, while the now-extended search for a new dean takes...

Gruber on navigating life as a working mom in a pandemic

June Gruber was readying her 3- and 5-year-old boys for pre-school on a Thursday in early March when she got a call parents across the country were also about to get:
Larson, Vaida join ranks of National Academy of Sciences

Larson, Vaida join ranks of National Academy of Sciences

This week, the National Academy of Sciences announced that it had elected two CU Boulder researchers at the forefront of atmospheric chemistry and GPS science to its prestigious membership.

Bradley wins 2020 Hazel Barnes Prize

English Professor Adam Bradley has been named the 2020 recipient of the Hazel Barnes Prize, the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from the university.
Taylor, Gabriele

Taylor, Gabriele honored with Equity and Excellence Awards

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement (ODECE) has announced the three winners of the 2020 Equity and Excellence Awards in student, staff and faculty categories.
Spain Bradley

Spain Bradley elected to Council on Foreign Relations

Anna Spain Bradley Anna Spain Bradley, assistant vice provost for faculty development and diversity and professor at the University of Colorado Law School at CU Boulder, has been elected as a Life...
Jack Burns and Fran Bagenal are among a group of 200 legacy fellows

CU Boulder astrophysicists gain top honors from peers

Jack Burns and Fran Bagenal are among a group of 200 legacy fellows