Melissa Villarreal

Personal experience fuels student’s research on disaster recovery

July 8, 2021

Melissa Villarreal, a doctoral student in sociology, won a grant from the American Sociological Association for her work with housing recovery among Houston-area immigrants.

Claire McCollough

Leeds student finishes 5th in global analytics competition

June 1, 2021

Claire McCollough, a future forensic accountant, held her own against seasoned data scientists and analytics officers at an Alteryx competition.

Ricardo Reyes takes air quality measurements from the back of a classroom filled with kids

Better air quality in some Colorado schools will last long after the pandemic

June 1, 2021

Kids around Colorado are kicking back for summer vacation. But one team of engineers is working to make sure when children come back to school in the fall, the air they breathe will be cleaner and healthier.

The 2021 CU Boulder Solar District Cup competition team

Engineering students win 1st place in national Solar District Cup contest

May 21, 2021

An interdisciplinary team of CU Boulder engineering students has aced the 2021 Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition.

First-generation CU Boulder graduate Chao Ma

Celebrating our first-generation graduates

May 6, 2021

The College of Engineering and Applied Science is honored to recognize the accomplishments of first-generation students as they achieve a new milestone for themselves, their families and their communities in obtaining a degree from CU Boulder.


Outstanding grad seeks common ground on climate and elsewhere

May 5, 2021

Renae Marshall, the College of Arts and Sciences’ Outstanding Graduate for spring 2021, produced an “impressive” thesis examining the fate of more than 700 decarbonization bills in the past five years.

Creatively decorated graduate cap

Presenting tomorrow’s leaders: The class of 2021

May 4, 2021

Read from a few of the many talented, motivated and innovative students who are graduating and starting on their next adventure. As they become Forever Buffs, they leave their inspirational legacies––with advice and reflection––for those who follow.

Photo of community gathering at Oakland International High School

Examining the call for community schools

April 28, 2021

CU Boulder doctoral student Julia Daniel studies community schools, a promising model of education that broadens access to learning opportunities and strengthens communities.

Areyana Proctor

Areyana Proctor honored as Newman Civic Fellow

April 27, 2021

Areyana Proctor has been recognized for her commitment to racial justice, equity, and solving public problems through storytelling and representation of people of color in the media.

Sophie Woods

Engineers adjust plans to support Colorado town

April 27, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, sophomore Sophie Woods and the Engineers Without Borders Puerto Rico team faced difficulties due to the inability to travel. They made the difficult decision to suspend the Puerto Rico project and began searching for creative opportunities to bring engineering solutions to under-resourced communities.