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Behind the Sci-Fi

Nov. 6, 2023

Erin Macdonald, Star Trek’s science guru, sounds off on landing the role of a lifetime and what you don’t see on screen.

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Turning Science into Startups

Nov. 6, 2023

CU Boulder has launched nearly 180 startups, ranking it fifth in the nation for startup creation.

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CU Boulder alum’s invention of 3D printing recognized by President Biden

Oct. 30, 2023

Charles W. Hull (EngrPhys’61) was named among the 2023 recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for his exemplary achievements in technology and innovation through his invention of 3D printing.

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Campus News Briefs Summer 2023

July 10, 2023

Mount Everest, elephant birds and the CU Promise Program

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CU Researchers Rethink Mental Illness

Nov. 7, 2022

Using brain imaging, genetics, telemedicine and collaboration, researchers at CU Boulder are finding new ways to help stem the growing crisis.

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Virus Hunter, Preventing the Next Pandemic

July 11, 2022

Dozens of viruses, including the one that causes COVID-19, have jumped from animals to humans, often with deadly consequences. Sara Sawyer wants to know which one is next.

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10 Inventions and Discoveries by CU Faculty and Alumni

Feb. 20, 2021

CU is full of innovators, who have changed the world in ways both big and small. Here are 10 inventions and discoveries made by CU faculty and alumni.


Campus News Briefs Fall 2020

Nov. 10, 2020

With a $25 million National Science Foundation award, CU Boulder is launching a new quantum science and engineering research center.

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Photo of the Week: Nighttime on Mars

June 26, 2019

Giordan Thompson (MechEngr’20) was one of 21 CU Boulder engineering students enrolled in the Maymester course, "Medicine in Space and Surface Environments," focused on aerospace engineering, human physiology and medicine. For one week of the three-week course, the students lived at the Mars Desert Research Station in southern Utah, where...

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Q&A: Emily Fairfax Wants You To Appreciate Beavers

April 16, 2019

Here, Fairfax explains what captivates her about wetlands and beavers, what she’s learned through her research and why we all should all see beavers in a positive light.