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Building the body better: Laurel Hind's immune cell function research receives $1.8 million NIGMS MIRA award

Nov. 30, 2022

Laurel Hind, assistant professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, and the Hind Research Group use engineering tools to find answers to biological questions that researchers have been looking at for decades with limited success: how the body can best fight infection without attacking healthy tissue.


Learning from pangolins and peacocks: Researchers explore next-gen structural materials

Nov. 28, 2022

Professor Hendrik Heinz served as an author for the new analysis which was published Nov. 28 in the journal Nature Materials.

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Interdisciplinary team receives $1.8 million for audacious robot-building project

Nov. 21, 2022

A team of researchers at CU Boulder was recently awarded $1.8 million by the National Science Foundation for a project, titled "Human-Robot Collaboration for the Future of Organic Synthesis."

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Professors Diane McKnight and Ben Livneh part of Colorado Art Science Environment Fellows

Nov. 21, 2022

The Office for Outreach and Engagement announces the Colorado Art Science Environment Fellows program, as the latest incarnation of the office’s work to connect the arts, sciences and community for shared action on Colorado’s interrelated social and environmental issues.

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Robert Davis and Leysia Palen named distinguished professors

Nov. 19, 2022

The University of Colorado has announced seven newly designated distinguished professors—the highest honor bestowed upon faculty across the system's four campuses.

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Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit

Nov. 18, 2022

United Nations Human Rights and CU Boulder are co-hosting the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit this December, a three-day summit addressing the interconnectedness of human rights and climate change.

Associate Professor Shideh Dashti works with a grad student on resilient infrastructure research in a lab at CU Boulder

Video: Pioneering the resilient infrastructure of the future

Nov. 18, 2022

Engineering a sustainable and equitable future takes innovation and collaboration. Shideh Dashti is the Acting Associate Dean of Research at CU Boulder's College of Engineering & Applied Science, and an Associate Professor in the Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department. Dashti's research is specifically focused on geotechnical engineering, centrifuge modeling, and designing resilient infrastructure in the wake of earthquakes and climate-related natural disasters.

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Professor Paul Chinowsky part of Engage Locally Series around climate summit

Nov. 18, 2022

The Engage Locally Series encompasses six national and community-focused panels exploring how each of us can create positive local change to benefit our communities.

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PhD student Skyler Kern optimizes computational models to better understand the marine ecosystem

Nov. 17, 2022

Skyler Kern, a PhD student in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, spent a lot of his childhood fishing on the rivers and inlets around Anchorage, Alaska. In fact, Kern’s first word as a child was “boat.” “My family and I were in our car pulling up to...

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CU Boulder alum Moriba Jah named a 2022 MacArthur Fellow

Nov. 16, 2022

Astrodynamicist and space environmentalist Moriba Jah (MAeroEngr’01; PhD’05) is among the prestigious 25-member cohort of the 2022 MacArthur Fellows Program.