Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have found that it’s not being asked to wait that curbs impulse control but rather reminders about what to do that hold the key.
Comets and asteroids as large as West Virginia smacking into Mars some 4 billion years ago could have created a haven for life there not so long after the birth of the solar system.
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.
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.
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.