Aspen Heidekrueger

Philosophy student blogs about having, surviving and just coping with cancer

April 6, 2020

Leukemia survivor’s blog lets people with cancer know they are not alone

Maureen McNamara

Nobel winner sparks senior’s love of space medicine

March 31, 2020

‘I fell in love with space that day. I didn’t even know I liked space,’ student Maureen McNamara notes

Amy Martinez

Learning to fail helps students thrive

Feb. 24, 2020

CU Boulder program makes undergraduate research accessible, teaching students to follow their curiosity and reframe their failures.

Lydia Jones in the desert.

Undergrad research opens up a field of streams

Dec. 17, 2019

CU Boulder environmental studies student gets a taste of ecological research via independent project

Xenna, a service dog, in her lab approve protective gear.

Xenna the service dog helps Navy vet do laboratory research

Dec. 9, 2019

Along the way, both of them, with help from CU Boulder, pave the way for greater accessibility in laboratory research

A type of mint plant in bloom

Hawaii’s mysterious mints, discovered then ignored, get a fresh look

Nov. 16, 2019

CU Boulder grad student’s work deepens understanding of evolution and extinction, and augments work of iconic but once dismissed botanist.

hip hop

Hip-hop dance class lets engineering students turn tables

Nov. 12, 2019

‘Learning hip-hop can give engineering students an opportunity to get out of the lab and use a different part of their brain,’ instructor says.

People

With empathy in decline, program builds scholarly community through difference

Nov. 5, 2019

The Miramontes Arts and Sciences Program teaches students to listen to, understand and connect with one another across backgrounds, values and experiences.

yoga

Students root down to rise up

Oct. 14, 2019

"I make it a point to spend time with students outside of class. I love developing those relationships and yoga is one of the ways to do that.”

aaron

Mountain art residency attracts participants like moths to a flame

Aug. 31, 2019

Grad student is first recipient of a residency program launched this summer to promote cross-disciplinary research between art and science.

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