Judy and Jill Sigel

CU tennis twins aced role as Title IX pioneers

June 27, 2022

When Judy Sigel Freeman and Jill Sigel Greer joined CU tennis in 1972, it was the dawn of a new era with the signing of Title IX. The legislation prohibits sex-based discrimination in any school or education program that receives federal funding.

2022 CU Board of Regents

CU regents approve 2022–23 budget

June 24, 2022

At its recent meeting, the University of Colorado Board of Regents reviewed revenue and expense projections, and received strategic plan updates on fiscal strength.

A stone column engraved with a CU symbol.

Faculty promotion and tenure raises approved

June 24, 2022

Effective July 1, the raise for promotion to tenured associate professor will increase from $2,000 to $6,500; the raise for promotion to full professor will increase from $3,000 to $10,500.

Peter Molnar and colleagues

Peter Molnar, renowned geophysicist, dies at 78

June 24, 2022

CIRES, Geological Sciences and CU Boulder mourn the loss of an exceptional scholar who inspired greatness. Molnar was a distinguished professor, CIRES fellow and the recipient of some of the most prestigious awards in his field.

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Create interactive videos with PlayPosit

June 24, 2022

PlayPosit enables you to flip your classroom by creating interactive video assignments with built-in questions and other activities for your students to engage in as they complete assignments. And it’s compatible with Canvas Studio.

Frank Eparvier

Frank Eparvier named new LASP lead scientist

June 24, 2022

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) has appointed Frank Eparvier as its new associate director for science. His new role will start on July 1.

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Despite pandemic, students open doors

June 24, 2022

While the COVID-19 pandemic has been restrictive and isolating, students have sought stronger, inclusive communities and used creative means to generate understanding and connection with others in need. Here are three students who strive to make their communities stronger.

researchers in the lab

Core facility grant and voucher programs award $135K to faculty across disciplines

June 23, 2022

With the goal of enhancing operations within core and shared instrumentation facilities on campus, the Core Facility Assistance Grant Program has awarded 10 new awards. Additionally, the Core Facility Voucher Program has doled out awards to assist faculty in gathering new or additional data for grant applications.

Children in Afghanistan skateboarding thanks to the Skateistan nonprofit

Education on the quarter pipe

June 23, 2022

Alumnus Rory Burke is working with a nonprofit called Skateistan to help kids across the globe achieve academic goals through skateboarding.

Lab with MRI machine

Major gift to enhance diversity of life-science researchers

June 23, 2022

Six life science scholars will embark on their PhD studies and contribute their unique cultural experiences to the CU Boulder campus this fall through a nearly $1.9 million gift to the university from the Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation.