Nicholas Defaria looks at his lamps

CU Around — The Lumineers

March 10, 2019

When Nicholas DeFaria designed and built three high-end lamps for class, he already knew where they would hang: In his soon-to be born baby’s bedroom.

Grant Ellwood

Q&A: Grant Ellwood, Cyclocross Champ

In December, Grant Ellwood claimed the 2018 cyclocross collegiate club national championships title in Louisville, Ky. Here the Boulder native talks cyclocross, what it takes to win and why it might be fun to see a race up close.

a colorful image created with soap

The Engineering Class Teaching Students To Make Art

March 1, 2019

Some engineers might scoff at making art. But Jean Hertzberg is all about it. She's helping students reveal the beauty all around us.

Buffs in Antarctica

The Buffs Who Summer in Antarctica

Dec. 1, 2018

Antarctica is one of Earth’s most forbidding places. That’s why CU researchers keep going back.

Blake Leeper

NOW — August 19, 2018

Dec. 1, 2018

Blake Leeper aims to compete in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The double-amputee traveled to CU Boulder for evaluation by Alena Grabowski.

Women wearing clothing from Shinesty

10 Startups with CU Ties

The University of Colorado Boulder is an entrepreneurial powerhouse. Check out some of the successful startups that came to fruition at CU.

Portrait of Jim Voss in front of his airplanes

Long-Distance Commuter

Sept. 1, 2018

Jim Voss has been to space five times. He can handle the Houston-to-Boulder commute.

High Tech Fiber

We're All Chameleons Now

Sept. 1, 2018

Could Laura Devendorf’s high-tech fabrics change the way we express ourselves?

Blake Leeper takes a rest on a chair

Paralympic Medalist Blake Leeper Runs at CU

Eight-time Paralympic medalist and double amputee Blake Leeper aims to run in the 2020 Olympics, competing against athletes with two natural legs. His eligibility could hinge in part on findings by CU Boulder researchers.

Pluto

Chasing New Horizons

Alan Stern (PhD Astro’89) led NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto. It was quite the journey.

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