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800 CU-Boulder Intro to Engineering students lost their shoes in the name of teamwork. Each student had to give up one shoe, which ended up in a chaotic pile on the field. Then organizers gave the students 15 minutes to get every shoe back to its owner. Time ticked by on the Jumbotron. Only six students with megaphones could direct efforts and only six were allowed to access the shoes on the field at any one time. In short, the students had to create a system to sort and redistribute the shoes under a deadline. 

Read the full story: "Intro to Engineering (aka COEN 1500), old-school lecture class no more"

From Colorado, across the United States and around the world students made their way to Boulder. In trucks and station wagons, mini vans and sedans the class of 2019 rolled onto campus with family and friends, and celebrated their new home and the beginning of their academic journey.

A dramatic increase in the rate of earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. since 2009 is associated with fluid injection wells used in oil and gas development, says a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder and the U.S. Geological Survey. 

With visions of ski resorts, warm beaches or a staycation on the minds of many, watch this brief video for some tips on being safe whether you remain in Colorado, travel elsewhere in the country or go abroad for spring break.

On behalf of the entire CU-Boulder community, we send our best to you and yours this holiday season. Watch the video >>

Students in CU-Boulder's Film Studies programs traveled to Nevada to help create the movie "Bill, the Galactic Hero." The following is a set of images from the film being made. Photos courtesy of Pablo Kjolseth.

Nick Schneider and Ian Stewart of CU-Boulder's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics talk to NASA about the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph instrument onbooard the MAVEN mission to Mars. 

Sigma Gamma Tau organizes a build-your-own rocket launch at CU-Boulder.

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