Ask Laurie Mathews how many teeth have been cleaned or filled in her one-room dental clinic on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, and she’ll pull up a spreadsheet and fire off a precise answer — down to the last molar.
Traditional cancer research often rewards tried-and-true approaches, leaving young scientists who think outside the box empty-handed. Hang “Hubert” Yin, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, hopes his research may change that.
About 50 students, mostly from aerospace engineering, are working to build a 5-pound spacecraft the size of a loaf of bread that will give scientists a better understanding of solar flares and other so-called space weather.
Chancellor DiStefano was front and center on Jan. 6 at the White House when leaders of four research universities presented a letter to President Barack Obama pledging to address the national shortage of science and mathematics teachers.
Assistant professor Najeeb Jan of geography moved from the United Kingdom to Pakistan as a teenager, creating experiences that play out today in his classes from “Human and Political Geography” to “Political Islam.”
Elizabeth Graham Demmon’s life has been straight out of a history book. The Boulder resident attended Mapleton Elementary School as a little girl, watched the Boulder Courthouse burn down and attended CU during the Great Depression.