Stepping Back in Time to the Virtual Immersive Global Middle Ages



Roger Martinez, associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, is using immersive virtual reality tools to recreate worlds that no longer exist. The Immersive Global Middle Ages project, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, will … Continue reading Stepping Back in Time to the Virtual Immersive Global Middle Ages


CU Boulder PhD Grads Bolster Educational Opportunities at Fort Lewis College



A University of Colorado collaboration has crossed the Great Divide to advance educational opportunities some 350 miles into Southwest Colorado. CU Boulder and Fort Lewis College have established a partnership that leverages the strengths of both institutions, where Arts & Sciences PhD graduates teach undergraduate students for a year – or more – at Fort … Continue reading CU Boulder PhD Grads Bolster Educational Opportunities at Fort Lewis College


Top Five of 2021: Innovation, Health Care, Fire Resilience, Community and Outreach



Happy holidays, CU on the Air listeners! As the end of the year draws near, we reflect on our top podcasts of 2021. It was a tough choice, as we spoke again this year with some of the most leading-edge and fascinating faculty and researchers at the University of Colorado.   At No. 5, we … Continue reading Top Five of 2021: Innovation, Health Care, Fire Resilience, Community and Outreach


Burnout Among Health Care Workers Continues. Here’s What to Do



Burnout among health care workers is at an all-time high. And while there has been progress in curbing the COVID pandemic, there seems to be no respite for those working in health care. On this episode of CU on the Air, host Emily Davies talks with Dr. Marc Moss from the University of Colorado Anschutz … Continue reading Burnout Among Health Care Workers Continues. Here’s What to Do


CU Continues Its Long History of Honoring, Serving Veterans



November is National Veterans and Military Families Month, one of the 12 months each year that the University of Colorado prioritizes and supports the needs of those who have served our country. Today on CU on the Air, we talk to Lisa Buckman, director of veteran and military affairs at the University of Colorado Colorado … Continue reading CU Continues Its Long History of Honoring, Serving Veterans


CU Denver Engineers Diverse Ways to Serve Communities



  Engineering is a higher calling, a service today to diverse communities that benefits society for generations to come. There are many avenues for engineering graduates and today on CU on the Air, host Emily Davies talks to Dr. David Mays, professor of civil engineering at the University of Colorado Denver. He has assisted more … Continue reading CU Denver Engineers Diverse Ways to Serve Communities


RECCS pairs community college students with CIRES scientists



Participants research STEM as they prepare to transition to four-year institutions The Research Experience for Community College Students, or RECCS (pronounced Rex), is a paid summer research internship program at the University of Colorado Boulder open to all Colorado community college students. RECCS gives community college students an authentic research experience where they explore environmental or geosciences and … Continue reading RECCS pairs community college students with CIRES scientists


UCCS’ Bachelor of Innovation Boldly Goes Where None Have Gone Before



Benjamin Kwitek, director of innovation at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, understands that innovation is critical to solving the problems our society faces. Kwitek understands the United States is at the forefront of innovation at a local and global level. At UCCS, he is also the innovator of the world’s first Bachelor of Innovation. … Continue reading UCCS’ Bachelor of Innovation Boldly Goes Where None Have Gone Before


The Affordable-Housing Crisis and Building Transportation, Health and Wealth in Underserved Areas



For many families in the Metro area, safe, adequate housing is a dream, and the limited access to transportation is a nightmare. Today on CU on the Air, we’re talking to CU Denver’s Carrie Makarewicz, associate professor of urban and regional planning in the College of Architecture and Planning, about the housing and commuting crises … Continue reading The Affordable-Housing Crisis and Building Transportation, Health and Wealth in Underserved Areas


CU President Saliman on Affordability, Access, Funding, DEI and the Value of CU in Colorado



The University of Colorado has a huge impact on the state of Colorado, and its return on investment is substantial. CU President Todd Saliman speaks with host Emily Davies on CU on the Air about the value of education; how the institution, its students, faculty and staff are adapting today; and how a collaborative environment … Continue reading CU President Saliman on Affordability, Access, Funding, DEI and the Value of CU in Colorado