Greg Rieker (left) works with another person in a lab setting.

Associate Professor Greg Rieker to testify June 8 on methane monitoring

June 7, 2022

CU Boulder's Greg Rieker, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will testify at 8 a.m. (MDT) on June 8, in a House Science Committee hearing on efforts to monitor methane emissions from the oil and gas sector.

NASA's Pam Melroy tours an aerospace engineering lab on the CU Boulder campus

From cockpit to campus: NASA’s Melroy talks moon, inclusivity, more at CU Boulder

May 6, 2022

NASA's Pam Melroy has spent roughly 924 hours in space. Her latest voyage—she visited Colorado on Thursday to talk to campus leaders about traveling to the moon, Mars and beyond.

Colorado State House Science Committee visits the CU Boulder aerospace sciences building

Photos: U.S. House committee, Colorado congressional delegation visit campus

May 4, 2022

On May 3, members of the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and Colorado congressional delegation joined leaders and scientists from CU Boulder to showcase university research and federal partnerships.

Christine Chang

Doctoral student testifies before state senate on artificial intelligence, facial recognition bill

April 12, 2022

Computer science doctoral student Christine Chang was recently invited to testify before the Committee on Business, Labor and Technology on a piece of proposed legislation that deals with artificial intelligence, facial recognition technology and related privacy issues.

Angie Paccione speaks to members of the women’s basketball team during her visit

The week in photos: Higher ed executive Angie Paccione visits CU Boulder

March 2, 2022

On Feb. 25, Colorado Department of Higher Education Executive Director Angie Paccione visited the campus for a learning tour. She met with community members who are part of the women's basketball team; campus sustainability initiatives; diversity, equity and inclusion programs; the aerospace engineering program; and others.

Quantum panel discussion

State of Colorado, government of Finland create new quantum partnerships

Feb. 21, 2022

The university’s CUbit Quantum Initiative recently hosted a workshop focused on the quantum industry from both Finland and Colorado. It included representatives from some of the biggest names in the industry, including NIST, JILA and others.

Waleed Abdalati

Waleed Abdalati appointed to NASA Advisory Council

Feb. 17, 2022

On Feb. 16, NASA announced that CIRES Director Waleed Abdalati has been appointed to the NASA Advisory Council.

Lori Peek

Professor Lori Peek to testify Oct. 27 on disaster preparedness, recovery

Oct. 26, 2021

CU Boulder's Lori Peek, professor and director of the Natural Hazards Center, was invited to a Congressional hearing on “Ensuring Equity in Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.”

The International Space Station in orbit around Earth

CIRES director joins board of directors for the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space

Oct. 21, 2021

The CASIS, manager of the International Space Station National Laboratory, announced that CIRES Director Waleed Abdalati joined the organization’s board of directors.

A mostly dry river bed in the Rocky Mountains

As climate resilience moves to forefront for Intermountain West, new leader takes reins

Oct. 15, 2021

Ben Livneh, CIRES fellow and assistant professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, is adding a new title to his resume: director of Western Water Assessment.

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