Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building at CU Boulder

Fox Research Group receives NIH funding for natural products medicinal research

June 30, 2021

The Fox Research Group will receive over $1.76 million in new funding to support the group’s research into microbially guided discovery and the biosynthesis of biologically active natural products.

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Raytheon Intelligence & Space gifts $250,000 fellowship endowment

June 29, 2021

Starting in fall 2021, the endowment will allow CU Boulder's aerospace engineering department to recruit top graduate students.

Gen. David Thompson, vice chief of space operations for the U.S. Space Force visits CU Boulder

Newest frontier in national security—space—gets boost at CU Boulder

June 28, 2021

A four-star general traveled to Boulder last week to highlight the CU system’s participation in a new effort called the Space Force University Partnership Program.

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Research shows how nanorobots may clean up contaminated soil, improve water filtration

June 28, 2021

Haichao Wu is the lead author on a new paper that describes a model system that can be used to help guide tiny self-propelled robots when exploring maze-like environments such as the spaces between grains of sand in soil.

Wil Srubar smiles at the camera

Pride in STEM: A Conversation about Research, Mentorship and Advocacy

June 23, 2021

Associate Professor Wil Srubar is taking part in a special National Science Foundation web panel discussion Thursday on "Pride in STEM: A Conversation about Research, Mentorship and Advocacy". The free webinar is scheduled for Thursday, June 24 at 9 a.m. MDT.

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Undergraduate researcher wins national video award

June 17, 2021

Cody Watson spent last year participating in a Discovery Learning Apprenticeship (DLA) with faculty mentors Torin Clark and Allie Anderson.

Mario Hanson

Kiewit scholar comes full-circle in fifth year

June 17, 2021

Mario Hanson is a recent CU Boulder graduate who was one of the Kiewit scholars and is now working for Kiewit.

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Celebrating Pride Month in engineering

June 17, 2021

We take this opportunity to specially recognize the students, faculty and staff who are a part of LGBTQ+ communities and to celebrate your contributions to our college.

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Kuenstler and Mark selected as Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows

June 16, 2021

Alexa Kuenstler, a postdoc in the Bowman and Hayward labs, and Lesli Mark (PhDChemEngr’20), formerly of the Medlin group, were selected as Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows in Chemical Sciences for 2021.

Microscopic image of the cells in a kidney

Research paves way for new kidney treatment, potential synthetic transplant options

June 15, 2021

A new lab at CU Boulder is exploring how the extracellular matrix – a network of proteins that surrounds cells and provides structural and mechanical cues in the body – specifically impacts kidney growth, development and function.