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Undergrads hit labs this spring break

While many students are enjoying some downtime over spring break, 21 undergraduate researchers at CU-Boulder are building robots, creating data visualization tools and advancing X-ray technology. The students are doing this as part of Spring Break for Research, an initiative, now in its second year, that pairs high achieving undergraduate students with graduate student mentors for a week of hands-on research.

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Bridge program welcomes first-generation students in summer residential program

Last July, 11 students participated in the first ever Residential Academic Bridge Program (Bridge). The program is an intensive and exciting three-week immersion experience for first-generation students who participated in a Pre-Collegiate Development Program (PCDP) at CU-Boulder.

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Fossil kits bring CU-Boulder museum to classrooms across Colorado

Jim Hakala is hitting the road Friday with bins of fossilized fern, leaves, shark teeth, dinosaur bone, fish, petrified wood and a trilobite. On this trip, the senior museum educator is targeting fourth grade classrooms in northeastern Colorado with 12 of his “fossil kits,” courtesy of the CU Museum of Natural History.