Undergraduate Education

Final flight of space shuttle Discovery to carry two payloads built by CU-Boulder

February 15, 2011

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 prospects looking up for spring grads, says CU-Boulder Career Services director

January 25, 2011

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.

Scholarships Available for Former CU Students Trying to Finish Degrees

December 13, 2010

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.

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.

Hank Brown's CU-Boulder Class Heads to Washington to Study Art in U.S. Capitol Building

November 08, 2010

University of Colorado President Emeritus Hank Brown will lead a CU-Boulder political science class on a trip to the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 11-13.

Swan Song Flight of Space Shuttle Discovery to Carry Two Payloads Built by CU-Boulder

October 27, 2010

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.

CU-Boulder Campus, Programs Ranked in Magazine's 2011 'Best Colleges' issue

August 17, 2010

DENVER—University 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.

CU-Boulder to Receive $1.8 Million for Undergraduate Research Opportunities

May 20, 2010

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.

Graduating CU Student Launches Project to Fight Child Malnutrition in Nepal

May 04, 2010

Mark Arnoldy, a University of Colorado at Boulder senior set to graduate on Friday, doesn't like peanuts. As a matter of fact he avoids them like the plague because he is highly allergic to them.

CU Student Kevin Fiedler Wins National Goldwater Scholarship

May 03, 2010

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.

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