A rendering of the team's house.

The buildup: Solar Decathlon team moves to next stage of competition

Aug. 7, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy has named CU Boulder one of 11 finalists in the national Solar Decathlon Build Challenge, which means the team can begin building its renewable energy-powered home.

Isakowitz Fellows with Buzz Aldrin

Interning at Blue Origin as a Matthew Isakowitz Fellow

Aug. 7, 2019

Annika Rollock (Advisor: Bobby Braun ) is a second year PhD student in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and a 2019 Matthew Isakowitz Fellow. The Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship Program is an internship and mentorship program that offers college juniors, seniors, and graduate students the opportunity...

Graduate students walk across field on campus

CU Engineering waives application fees for PhD programs

Aug. 7, 2019

Now through Nov. 15, 2019, any U.S. citizen or permanent resident with an undergraduate GPA of 3.4+ who applies to a PhD program in the college can do so for free, a $60 savings.

Students from 2019 EngiNearMe Program present their final engineering project

CU Engineering diversity efforts recognized nationally

Aug. 6, 2019

CU Engineering recognized nationally for commitment to diversity in the college, community and state.

Teresa Lim

Undergrads show off their summer research projects

Aug. 6, 2019

Students will present findings from the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research on Thursday and Friday in the Gallogly DLC Collaboratory. These final presentations sum up the students’ work over the summer in various labs and provide a valuable chance to speak about their research to faculty, staff and other students.

ShineOn team members standing with bike light.

ShineOn prepares for mass production of advanced bike light

Aug. 4, 2019

A year and a half after starting the company, CU Boulder startup ShineOn has grown to five employees and is preparing to launch its first product for cycling enthusiasts.

Brendan Heffernan adjusts optical components at a light table in the team's lab.

Sending doughnut-shaped beam through optical fiber may hold key to better brain imaging

July 31, 2019

PhD student demonstrates that the odd-shaped beam can be used to create a miniature stimulated emission depletion microscope capable of studying brain activity in freely behaving animals.

Computer screen showing code being written

Research examines impact of race, gender and ethnicity on community college students studying computer science

July 31, 2019

New research provides insights about computer and information sciences students in introductory courses at community colleges, including how best to retain students who have been historically underrepresented in the field.

Woman looks over Rome city view

CU Engineering offering grants for graduate global research

July 30, 2019

The new Graduate Student Global Enrichment Fund, launched in July, is intended to support graduate students collaborating with university partners around the world and responding to global research challenges.

Alex Hirst with a UAV.

Q&A with Smead Scholar Alex Hirst about his summer of severe storm research

July 24, 2019

Alex Hirst saw his first tornado recently, followed quickly by his second, third, fourth and fifth. As an aerospace PhD student and Smead Scholar at the University of Colorado Boulder, he played an active role in the 2019 TORUS project – which took a team of...

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