Student Achievements

CU's APR rate highest since NCAA's program began

May 24, 2011

The University of Colorado Academic Progress Rate (APR) report based on information for the four year period between 2006-07 and 2009-10 was released by the NCAA Tuesday with those of all other Division I schools, with CU's news good across the board, including rates that are the highest in school history since the program was created seven years ago.

CU student team leader for Space Dust Counter to receive doctorate May 6

May 04, 2011

After six years of helping operate NASA spacecraft and satellites, Andrew Poppe will receive his doctoral degree in physics from the University of Colorado Boulder on May 6.

Three CU-Boulder students receive prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

May 03, 2011

Three University of Colorado Boulder students have won 2011 Goldwater Scholarships, recognizing top work in math, science or engineering among undergraduates nationally.

Graduating CU senior promotes local gardens, sustainable food

April 20, 2011

With commencement quickly approaching and spring temperatures warming, University of Colorado Boulder senior Bryant Mason is working hard to prepare vegetable gardens and get crops in the ground before he graduates.

Two CU-Boulder students win $150,000 teaching fellowships

April 19, 2011

Two students at the University of Colorado Boulder have been awarded major teaching fellowships by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation, or KSTF, for 2011. CU-Boulder undergraduates Julia Ratcliff and Cacia Steensen were among 37 new fellowships awarded nationwide for teachers of biology, mathematics and physical science.

CU Students to Demonstrate Innovations and Inventions at Dec. 4 Engineering Design Expo

December 01, 2010

From a portable device that calculates your ultraviolet exposure to a "recycling jukebox" that plays a song when you recycle a can, the University of Colorado at Boulder's Engineering Design Expo on Saturday, Dec. 4, will feature a variety of innovations and inventions to delight the community.

CU Student Government President to Meet Russian Leaders in Moscow as Part of U.S. Delegation

November 10, 2010

Will Taylor, president of the University of Colorado Student Government, will travel to Moscow Nov. 13-20 as part of a delegation of 15 U.S. university student leaders selected to visit the country at the invitation of the Russian Federal Agency on Youth Affairs.

CU-Boulder Student to be Honored With Astronaut Scholarship Award

October 15, 2010

Former space shuttle astronaut Richard Truly will present University of Colorado at Boulder junior Minh Trong Than with a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation during a free public campus event on Monday, Oct. 18.

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.

CU Students, Staff Help NASA Decommission Satellite Toting Failed Science Payload

August 31, 2010

University of Colorado at Boulder undergraduates, who have been helping to control five NASA satellites from campus, participated in the unusual decommissioning of a functioning satellite with a failed science payload in recent days, bringing the craft into Earth re-entry to burn up yesterday.

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