For the first time since its founding at CU-Boulder in 2002, the Topplers Domino Award opened to students from other universities for 2014-15. More than 100 students from 44 schools participated in the essay competition, but when the judging was complete, two of the three awards still came home to CU-Boulder.

Assistant professor Shaun Kane recently spoke with TeleRead about how a prototype he created could be used to make Kindle e-readers more accessible to visually impaired readers.  

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Thanks to a scholarship from the Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation, junior computer science major Zach Doyle recently had the chance to expand his programming skills while giving back to a local nonprofit.

Assistant professor Aaron Clauset was interviewed recently for a BBC documentary entitled "Can Maths Combat Terrorism?" Clauset spoke about his research on statistical models and patterns in global terrorism. To listen, visit 

The Scalable Game Design Summer Institute brings STEM and language arts teachers from upper elementary, middle and high schools together at the University of Colorado Boulder campus to learn how to use game design for computer science education, and how to teach computational/critical thinking and problem solving literacy.

After two days of competition at the OWASP AppSec conference in Denver in September, several members of the CU Hacking Club took home first place in the team category of the Capture the Flag (CTF) security tournament, beating ou

EdTrex LLC, the University of Colorado and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) on Oct. 28, 2014, announced an exclusive option agreement allowing EdTrex to continue developing a software platform enabling on-demand creation of customizable curricula using curated open education resources.

Submit an essay to the Topplers Domino Awards by Oct. 15, 2014, and you could be headed to South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas, in March!