Members of the Solar Decathlong team.

Students are designing and building the green home of the future

Jan. 20, 2022

An interdisciplinary team of students are building a super energy-efficient home for a national competition, and they need your help to be successful...

Katie Melbourne

CU Boulder aerospace PhD student working on James Webb Space Telescope

Jan. 18, 2022

Katie Melbourne is up close and personal with the James Webb Space Telescope. As a systems engineer at Ball Aerospace in Boulder, Melbourne is involved in commissioning for NASA's new flagship space telescope. At the same time, she is also earning her PhD in aerospace engineering sciences at the University...

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New speakers announced for the Rocky Mountain Mechanics Seminar Series

Jan. 18, 2022

The Rocky Mountain Mechanics Seminar Series provides CU Boulder faculty, staff and students with the opportunity to hear from researchers across disciplines from various institutions.

Darren Osborne, flight director for IXPE, oversees the mission operations center at LASP

Students operate $214 million spacecraft. 'It’s like what you see in the movies.'

Jan. 18, 2022

CU Boulder undergraduate students work in the mission operations center for IXPE.

Inside the researcher's lab

How does Marshall Fire smoke affect indoor, outdoor air quality?

Jan. 14, 2022

Mechanical Engineering Professors Michael Hannigan and Marina Vance join scientists from CIRES and NOAA to install instruments in surviving houses to understand the smoke impacts on indoor air quality.

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The Conversation: Here’s where (and how) you are most likely to catch COVID – new study

Jan. 14, 2022

Department of Mechanical Engineering Professor Shelly Miller shares her recent air quality research about COVID-19 transmission with The Conversation.

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Students: Plant the seeds of career success this spring with ProReady

Jan. 13, 2022

There are so many ways to engage in ProReady activities in the spring and summer semesters. We encourage all students – from first-year to graduate school – to take advantage of these opportunities to prepare for career success!

Rajagopalan Balaji

Research in Focus: Climate Variability Past & Present with Rajagopalan Balaji

Jan. 11, 2022

Rajagopalan Balaji is a University of Colorado Boulder professor and chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, and he is changing the way we see climate change.

Earth from space.

Thayer named to science team for six-satellite NASA orbital mission

Jan. 10, 2022

Professor Jeff Thayer is part of a major new NASA science mission to better understand our sun’s influence on generating space weather. Thayer is one of three interdisciplinary scientists chosen by NASA for the Geospace Dynamics Constellation (GDC) mission to build and launch six satellites to provide the first direct...

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Navigating the impacts of the Marshall Fire and COVID-19 together

Jan. 7, 2022

As we begin the semester on Monday in a temporary remote status, I invite you to be flexible and practice compassion for our entire community.