Following a more than three-month delay due to technical problems, NASA's space shuttle Discovery will make its final flight Feb. 24 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida carrying two University of Colorado Boulder-built biomedical payload devices.
Job postings and career fair visits by recruiters seeking to hire University of Colorado Boulder graduates in the spring are coming in fast this year, suggesting an improving job market for spring graduates, according to Lisa Severy, director of CU-Boulder's Career Services office.
In the next few days, over 500 students who were close to completing a bachelor's degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder but left for one reason or another will receive letters from the Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies encouraging them to return to classes.
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.
NASA's space shuttle Discovery will make its swan song flight Nov. 1 carrying two University of Colorado at Boulder-built biomedical payload devices, including one to help scientists better understand changes in the virulence of nasty bacteria in the low gravity of space as a way to help researchers prevent or control infectious diseases.
DENVERUniversity of Colorado campuses and undergraduate programs remain well-regarded at the regional and national levels among public and private universities, according to the 2011 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges.
The thought of a run-of-the-mill science course entailing lectures, note taking and textbook experiments is enough for some students to look for another field of study. Fortunately, the learning environment for many undergraduate science majors at the University of Colorado at Boulder far exceeds typical classroom activities and allows students to work in the lab side-by-side with faculty.
Kevin Fiedler, a junior at the University of Colorado at Boulder majoring in engineering physics, has been named a 2010 Goldwater Scholar, the premier national undergraduate award recognizing outstanding students in math, science and engineering.