Given CU-Boulder staff member Jodi Schneiderman’s perspective, one might think she works in the Office of International Education. She says it’s important for students to have a global mindset and to understand other cultures. And it’s at CU-Boulder’s Career Services where she works on this notion.
Sara Bryant didn’t touch a piece of paper or even an Exacto knife for her model-building course last month.
The junior in environmental design and her classmates used the latest software and machinery to build prototype models of the CU-Boulder campus. Their tools included a computerized router, a laser cutter and a brand new 3-D printer.
As early as her second semester at CU-Boulder, Savannah Sellers began to forge her career, not only by being accepted into the journalism program but also by seeking out practical experiences at every turn.
It’s been a busy four years for Natasha Goss, who will graduate summa cum laude May 10 with a major in chemistry and a minor in mathematics from the University of Colorado Boulder.
She’s been deeply involved in campus life, most notably through the CU Environmental Center, participated in two research projects, submitted papers for publication and even spent three weeks abroad in Australia.
To find the answer, he went about building experiments. He tried to test the impact of the fields on E. coli, on cancer cells, on fruit flies and even on mice. But he quickly ran into a problem: The magnetic fields in the biological incubators he was using weren’t consistent. In fact, they weren’t even close.
Interdisciplinary thinking bolsters innovation. That’s the concept behind the University of Colorado Boulder’s new nLab, a mobile hub that allows students to develop their entrepreneurial ideas through peer and mentor-based collaboration, sustainability resources and other tools.
Meg Ross has already done a lot in her academic and professional careers. She’s an ambitious go-with-the-flow type, she says -- a good fit for adventurous journeys.
In the past, the Spanish and global studies major -- who worked an immersion program in Heredia, Costa Rica, into her undergraduate career -- also was an interpreter in a juvenile court. Currently, Ross teaches third grade at Ellis Elementary in Denver as a teaching fellow.
She’ll have a lot of inspiration for her students as she prepares to become a Peace Corps volunteer this summer.