Students with computer

Humans and computers work together for tutoring success

Nov. 10, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder was chosen to join the new Learning Engineering Virtual Institute (LEVI) in order to double the rate of middle school math learning within five years by building a hybrid human-AI tutoring platform that will reach over 275,000 diverse, low-income students.

BAIC Lab members

How will AI shape the next generation?

Nov. 10, 2023

Step into the Center for the Brain, A.I., and Child (BAIC) and learn from its members how AI will impact the next generation of children and their caretakers around the world, as generative AI becomes a new normal.

Aaron Clauset

Professor recognized for research by Dean

Nov. 10, 2023

Aaron Clauset, a professor in the Department of Computer Science, was recognized with the Dean's Award for Research for shedding new light on the origin and consequences of inequalities within the academic workforce, and how those inequalities shape who makes what scientific discoveries.

Anushree Chatterjee, right works with research assistant Grace Lynch in the Chatterjee Lab.

Scientists develop faster, cheaper way to count microbes, discover new antibiotics

Nov. 9, 2023

Researchers from CU Boulder's Chemical and Biological Engineering have introduced a groundbreaking method for rapidly counting microorganisms, reducing plastic waste, costs, and carbon footprint in biomedical research. This innovation, detailed in the journal Nature Microbiology, promises to expedite microbiology experiments, facilitating quicker infection diagnoses and antibiotic testing, especially crucial amid global concerns over antibiotic resistance.

A male Ornate Boxfish

How animals get their stripes and spots

Nov. 8, 2023

New research from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering helps explain how sharp patterns form on zebras, leopards, tropical fish and other creatures. Their findings could inform the development of new high-tech materials and drugs.

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Celebrating our Native American and Indigenous Communities

Nov. 2, 2023

In November, we recognize and celebrate Native American and Indigenous community members in our college. This is a time to celebrate cultures, traditions, and histories, as well as to acknowledge the important contributions of the original inhabitants of North America. We also seek to bring awareness to our engineering community about Native tribes and the unique challenges Native people have faced, both historically and in the present.

Hull shakes hands with Biden after receiving his medal

CU Boulder alum’s invention of 3D printing recognized by President Biden

Nov. 1, 2023

Charles W. Hull (EngrPhys’61) was named among the 2023 recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation’s highest award for technological achievement.

atomic clock

Researchers to test Einstein's predictions of general relativity atop Rocky Mountains

Nov. 1, 2023

Imagine being able to measure tiny changes in the flow of time caused by Earth’s gravity with atomic clocks atop one of Colorado’s iconic peaks above 14,000 feet. That could soon be a reality thanks to a $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation that will advance geodesy through the use of quantum sensors, some of the most precise in the world.


CU Boulder’s AISES chapter sweeps First Nations Launch Moon Challenge 2023

Nov. 1, 2023

CU Boulder’s chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) participated in the 2023 First Nations Launch as the ‘CU Trailblazers’, winning first place in all their categories and a grand prize trip to the Kennedy Space Center.

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, left, visited campus Oct. 20

CU and Sen. Michael Bennet celebrate quantum hub news, hear from students

Oct. 27, 2023

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet visited campus Oct. 20, and the trip to campus became an unexpected cause for celebration about Colorado’s place in the nation’s burgeoning quantum ecosystem.