Graduate Education

CU-led study of smoking twins points to growing influence of genetic factors

November 16, 2011

A new study of twins led by the University of Colorado Boulder shows that today's smokers are more strongly influenced by genetic factors than in the past and that the influence makes it more difficult for them to quit.

Engineering students help to improve quality of life in developing communities

Fourteen graduate students from the Engineering for Developing Communities program at CU-Boulder traveled abroad this past summer to gain field experience in community development.

The students partnered with nonprofit organizations, private companies and universities for 4- to 12-week practicum experiences in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Peru, Bolivia, Uganda, Nepal and China.

CU-Boulder graduate students use smartphones to evaluate rural drinking water systems in Nicaragua

August 22, 2011

Fourteen graduate students from the Engineering for Developing Communities program at the University of Colorado Boulder traveled abroad this summer to gain field experience in community development.

Final space shuttle to carry five CU-Boulder-built payloads

July 05, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder is involved with five different space science payloads ranging from antibody tests that may lead to new bone-loss treatments to an experiment to improve vaccine effectiveness for combating salmonella when Atlantis thunders skyward July 8 on the last of NASA's 135 space shuttle missions.

Elevated Zinc Concentrations in Colorado Waterway Likely a Result of Climate Change

December 15, 2010

Rising concentrations of zinc in a waterway on Colorado's Western Slope may be the result of climate change that is affecting the timing of annual snowmelt, says a new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.

CU Student-Built Dust Counter Breaks Distance Record As It Heads for Pluto

October 11, 2010

A University of Colorado at Boulder space dust counter designed, tested and operated by students that is flying aboard NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto now holds the record for the most distant working dust detector ever to travel through space.

Twenty CU-Boulder Doctoral Programs in Top 20 or Top 20 Percent In National Research Council Study

September 28, 2010

A number of the University of Colorado at Boulder's doctoral programs, including those in geography, aerospace engineering sciences, integrative physiology, and astrophysical and planetary sciences, were highly rated in a report released today by the National Research Council, or NRC.

Fulbright Grants Awarded Both to CU Students and International Ed Office As Orientation Host

August 02, 2010

Every academic year for more than 25 years, University of Colorado at Boulder graduate students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright scholarships and the 2010-11 term is no exception with five recipients heading to other countries for graduate study, advanced research and teaching projects through the U.S. government's flagship international exchange program.

Six CU-Boulder Doctoral Students Win Amelia Earhart Fellowships

July 07, 2010

Zonta International, through its foundation, has awarded Amelia Earhart Fellowships to 35 outstanding women pursuing doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences and engineering this year -- including six who are studying at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Five CU-Boulder Programs Ranked in Nation's Top 10 in U.S. News Graduate School Rankings

April 15, 2010

Five University of Colorado at Boulder graduate specialty programs were ranked in the top 10 nationally in U.S. News & World Report's 2011 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools scheduled for release April 15.

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