Varsha Rao

Setting the stage for cell 'directors' to repair fractures: Rao wins Three Minute Thesis competition

March 4, 2021

What do movie sets and biomaterial environments have in common? According to Varsha Rao, a fifth-year PhD student in the Anseth Lab who placed first in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Feb. 16, they both need "directors" to call the shots.


Researchers probe cell nucleus response with needle-tip technique

Feb. 17, 2021

Kaitlin McCreery is the coauthor of a new paper that deals with diagnosing diseases such as osteoarthritis in soft tissue.


Gene research could inform understanding of aging, aid in bioengineering

Feb. 17, 2021

Soham Ghosh is the coauthor of a new paper that deals with gene accessibility and function in living beings. The findings may help us better understand why and how we age and lead to new developments in bioengineering.


Exploring assumptions in financing for urban water utilities in low-income countries

Feb. 10, 2021

Anna Libey, a PhD student in environmental engineering at CU Boulder, is the lead author on a new paper that compares utilities around the world and advocates for more subsidization in utility operations to provide clean water.

Xavion Cowans in the courtyard of the Engineering Center

Senior sets sights on one day helping other working students thrive

Feb. 9, 2021

As he prepares to graduate in May, senior electrical and computer engineering major Xavion Cowans is focused on landing his first engineering job. But he already has a long-term career vision in mind as well.

Brooke Owens Fellowship

CU Boulder leads with 5 Brooke Owens fellows

Jan. 27, 2021

Five University of Colorado Boulder students have earned Brooke Owens Fellowships. The highly competitive program provides paid internships and mentoring to exceptional undergraduate women seeking careers in aviation or space exploration. Students Grace Antonucci, Giselle Koo, Erica McNamee, Maria Callas, and Jasmin Chadha, with majors from across the College of...

Female farmers work in field in India

Seeds of change: ATLAS students present paper on poverty cycles in rural India

Jan. 8, 2021

When three first-year ATLAS master's students in the Social Impact track of the Creative Technology and Design master’s program learned of the staggering suicide rate of male farmers in rural India and the suffering that ensues for their surviving family members, they wanted to explore effective interventions.

Business and Engineering Tech participants

Mobilizing women to lead tech

Dec. 11, 2020

Novel program emboldens business and engineering students to crack the hi-tech ceiling.

Cells floating on blue background

Research shows potential universal and efficient way to explore cell mechanics

Dec. 8, 2020

Apresio Kefin Fajrial, a PhD candidate in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, is the first author on a new paper in Analytical Chemistry that could have implications for how we detect diseased cells.

CU Boulder campus seen from the air

Participate in the campus mapping exercise

Dec. 8, 2020

The Campus Master Plan project team is asking all interested students, faculty and staff to share their experiences and impressions of the campus through participation in an interactive mapping exercise. Your responses will help inform the project team’s efforts and help shape our campus into the future.