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Students to help control instruments on NASA spacecraft to probe magnetic reconnection

The University of Colorado Boulder will serve as the Science Operations Center for a NASA mission launching this month to better understand the physical processes of geomagnetic storms, solar flares and other energetic phenomena throughout the universe. The $1.1 billion Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission will be comprised of four identical, octagonal spacecraft flying in a pyramid formation, each carrying 25 instruments.

Ten things to do this week: Feb. 24 edition

Ten things to do this week. This is a weekly column highlighting events on campus and in Boulder by Samuel Fuller, history major and resident event virtuoso.

Winter is finally back. After our brief reprieve from the cold in January, the snow has returned and the snowshoes are back out in force. Luckily for us, Boulder is well-equipped to deal with winter weather, and therefore there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy yourself this week.

Join in the March Mayhem at ATLAS

Attention inventors, programmers, artists and Japanophiles! Whether you hope to one day invent a Sphero, code another Angry Birds or write a screenplay for an Anime blockbuster, check out the lineup for March Mayhem Week at ATLAS, March 2-6. Designed with CU-Boulder’s artists, creators and makers in mind, March Mayhem Week features successful professionals operating at the intersection of technology, arts, entertainment and engineering who are eager to share their experience with the community.

'The Book's Undoing: Dieter Roth's Artist's Books' exhibit

The Book’s Undoing: Dieter Roth’s Artist’s Books exhibit is on display now through May 15 at the University of Colorado Boulder Special Collections Reading Room in Norlin Library. The show features Dieter Roth’s Gesammelte Werke (Collected Works), a 26-volume self-published catalog of reconstructed versions of his books.

Faculty in Focus No. 10: The business strategist

Sharon Matusik likes solving problems. Curiosity about how businesses succeed fuels her passion for understanding entrepreneurship and innovation in the context of social systems. Why does one company embrace change and thrive while another company stagnates and fails?

An update from Dr. Misch: Measles vaccination crucial to avoiding disease

Last month, I wrote an article for CU-Boulder Today titled “What you should know about measles,” containing the latest news and data on measles cases across the United States. Today, I want to provide you a situational update and also highly encourage you to get the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine if you have not already done so. 

Art student wrings every opportunity out of scholarships

In 2017, Jade Gutierrez will graduate from CU-Boulder with two undergraduate degrees, plus a master’s degree. Quite an accomplishment considering that without the support of scholarships, she might not have been able to attend college at all.

Ten things to do this week, Feb. 10 edition

10 things to do this week. This is a weekly column highlighting events on campus and in Boulder by Samuel Fuller, history major and resident event virtuoso.

Student life: Literary Buffs

Literary Buffs, a new student group on campus that aims to connect undergraduates of all disciplines who share an interest in poetry, fiction, music and art, will host its first annual Literature and Arts Festival on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 3-6 p.m.

CU Engage Center launches

Housed in the CU-Boulder School of Education, the new CU Engage: Center for Community-Based Learning and Research offers a campuswide resource for initiatives that work in partnership with local communities to address complex public challenges through research and coursework.

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