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New CU Boulder COVID-19 test

Cheaper, faster test trades uncomfortable nose swab for spit-in-a-tube simplicity in effort to detect virus before it spreads

A sign announces the closure of an ice cream shop in Denver at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.

Mathematician on the front lines of Colorado’s coronavirus response

At the start of 2020, David Bortz, like most Coloradans, didn’t know what a coronavirus was.

Rachel Sharpe holds up bags holding bands for face shields made with 3D printers on the CU Boulder campus.

Labs use 3D printers to create face shield parts for health care workers

As coronavirus cases mounted in Colorado, several dozen 3D printers on the CU Boulder campus roared back to life to make personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care workers on the front lines of the crisis.

A business displaying a sign that they are currently closed due to COVID-19.

Program helps entrepreneurs survive the COVID-19 economy

A new CU Boulder initiative, COventure Forward, is determined to help Colorado’s small businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mathematician using Facebook data to fight COVID-19

Daniel Larremore, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and in the BioFrontiers Institute, relies on math to track the spread of human diseases.

Woman sits in an airport while wearing a mask.

Experts weigh in on airborne transmission of COVID-19

COVID-19 may be able to travel from person to person through tiny particles floating in the air, according to a letter signed by 239 scientists from across the globe.

Administering a vaccine

Developing the COVID-19 vaccine is only half the battle

Distributing a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine may be even more challenging than developing it, which is why CU Boulder researchers and the CU spinoff VitriVax Inc. are so focused on finding a way to get vaccines to 7.8 billion people.

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Rising to the challenge: COVID-19 research solutions

Rising to the challenge: COVID-19 research solutions for campus and beyond

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New models of education in times of change

In a time of uncertainty and ever-changing responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in schools, many education scholars and schools are turning to research to help guide the way and reduce inequities in education.

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On uneven ground

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, water indiscriminately flooded the homes of Houston residents, but financial help did not pour in as equally.