The Ball Foundation stands for opportunity

Aug. 11, 2020

Opportunity is a powerful word. The right one can literally change a life. Lives, even. The Ball Foundation has long recognized this and believed partnering with CU Boulder to aid underrepresented students could make the state and the world richer for it. “Ball Corporation has a longstanding commitment to supporting...

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College actions and resources

Aug. 7, 2020

From Interim Dean Keith Molenaar: I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the members of our college community who have been standing in solidarity and pursuing justice together. We have created a webpage where we can continue sharing information and resources about our efforts, including readings, videos, podcasts and more.

A COVID-19 testing station outside of the Athletics Department.

Grad students and postdocs volunteer for campus COVID-19 population monitoring effort

Aug. 6, 2020

CU Boulder is ramping up its ability to conduct COVID-19 monitoring analyses by enlisting volunteer graduate students and postdocs across campus, including several from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

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New engineering research center aims to electrify transportation

Aug. 6, 2020

CU Boulder will play a major role in a new center focused on developing infrastructure and systems that facilitate the widespread adoption of electric vehicles.

A fake ad posted by IRA accounts in the lead up to the 2016 election that urged Americans to vote by text message

Twitter users may have changed their behavior after contact with Russian trolls

Aug. 5, 2020

New CU Boulder findings are some of the first to examine the behavior of a broad swath of Twitter users who had contact with the Internet Research Agency.

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Summer pivots lead to new programming during coronavirus

Aug. 4, 2020

The challenges of COVID-19 have inspired innovation among staff, faculty and students, leading to the development of two summer programs for 38 participating mechanical engineering students: the ME Summer Design Intensive and ME SPUR.

Carbon Dioxide model

Holewinski and Smith earn Scialog Fellowship to foster scientific breakthroughs to combat climate change

Aug. 3, 2020

Assistant Professor Adam Holewinski and Associate Professor Wilson Smith have been selected as Scialog Fellows to participate in the 2020 Scialog: Negative Emissions Science initiative, an effort to identify bottlenecks in research and develop ways to foster breakthroughs in the field.

Working on the tilt translation sled.

Return to research: Improving astronaut health for next gen space missions

July 23, 2020

Life is returning to some semblance of normal for students in Assistant Professor Torin Clark’s laboratory on campus. A faculty member in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, his team’s research focuses on astronaut health on long-term space missions. When much of campus shut down due...


The Science of Social Silence on @CUEngineering Social Media

July 23, 2020

What we learned by implementing strategic social media silence on the CU Engineering social media channels.

Artist's rendition of quantum entanglement.

New $25-million center to advance quantum science and engineering

July 21, 2020

The National Science Foundation has announced that CU Boulder will receive a $25 million award to launch a new quantum science and engineering research center. The new center will be led by physicist Jun Ye and is a partnership with 11 other research organizations in the United States and abroad.