Matanya Horowitz

CU Alum Creates AI Robots to Sort Recyclables

July 26, 2021

Matanya Horowitz (ApMath, CompSci, Econ, ElCompEngr’10; MElEngr’10) is using artificial intelligence to elevate the recycling industry.

Alumni Spencer Wegner (CompSci'20) and Sarah Brondum (MechEngr'19) in outdoors

​Alumni-founded website connects outdoor users with nonprofits

May 14, 2021

Spencer Wegner (CompSci'20) and Sarah Brondum (MechEngr'19) co-founded Bevara to help outdoor enthusiasts connect with Colorado’s outdoor nonprofits. Through Bevara’s web platform, users are able to find donation, volunteer, and advocacy opportunities that contribute to land stewardship efforts across the state.

Hunger Ward Film Poster with an out-of-focus photo of a small child sitting on a bed

From tech management to Oscar nominee: Alumnus Mike Scheuerman

April 24, 2021

For alumnus Mike Scheuerman (MTeleCom’95), his CU Boulder training in technology and project management proved incredibly valuable when his career shifted to working as a film producer in the social-impact space.

A cluster of bees on the CU Boulder campus.

Bees form scent-driven phone tree to pass along messages

March 29, 2021

Honeybees play a scent-driven game of telephone to guide members of a colony back to their queen, according to a new study led by Orit Peleg, an assistant professor in the BioFrontiers Institute and Department of Computer Science at CU Boulder.

Russ Decker

Alumnus’ startup harnesses blockchain for secure, trustworthy PPE purchasing

March 24, 2021

Alumnus uses technology background to help small and medium-size companies order of PPE during COVID-19.