A student working with sidewalk chalk

Details on the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program's annual Sidewalk Symposium

Aug. 24, 2022

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is seeking students to participate in their annual sidewalk symposium during Research and Innovation Week 2022. The symposium – set for Oct. 18 – invites undergraduates to create and share their research with chalk art on campus walkways in collaboration with a professional artist. The event is open to undergraduates at any stage of their project timeline to participate.

A dad and child touching the AC

Does turning the air conditioning off when you’re not home actually save energy?

Aug. 23, 2022

New energy modeling software provides insight into whether letting your A/C relax while you’re gone all day will save you energy—and money. CU Boulder engineers Kyri Baker, Jennifer Scheib and Aisling Pigott share on The Conversation.

Emily Bedell collecting a sample from a river

CU Boulder researchers develop highly accurate sensor for E. coli risk detection

Aug. 12, 2022

Researchers at CU Boulder have developed and validated a new sensor for E. coli risk detection that features an impressive 83% accuracy rate when detecting contamination in surface waters.

Ben Finan

Alumni Spotlight: Ben Finan and Delta Horizons

Aug. 4, 2022

Ben Finan earned his bachelor of science degree in Engineering Plus with an emphasis in mechanical engineering and a concentration in business and entrepreneurship. While earning his degree, he was also a lead teaching assistant for a variety of engineering courses.

Rain fall sensors in Africa

Pair of CU Boulder PhD students publish research to address growing drought issues in Africa

July 28, 2022

CU Boulder PhD candidates Katie Fankhauser and Denis Muthike are lead authors of new research on our ability to forecast, mitigate and quickly respond to increasingly intense drought conditions in Africa due to climate change.

CU Boulder campus seen from the air

Call for Nominations: Awards for Outstanding Postdocs & Faculty Mentors

July 27, 2022

To highlight the contributions of postdocs and postdoc mentors, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) will be recognizing Outstanding Postdocs and Outstanding Mentors during National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW), September 19-23.

Alex, Phil, and Dom Miceli on the Pacific Ocean in Hawaii.

All in the family – three brothers majoring in aerospace at CU Boulder

July 13, 2022

Phil, Alex, and Dom Miceli have a lot in common, especially their choice in college education — the three brothers are all aerospace engineering students at the University of Colorado Boulder. The trio are pursuing a challenging, in-demand career field that also honors the legacy of their father. “We were...

Nathan Straub, a rising senior in computer science works on the "skeleton" – a network of accelerometers connected to a low-power computer.

CU Boulder PhD grad, undergrads create drag-friendly garment that changes in real time

May 31, 2022

The CU Boulder team decided to make their project in the wearables space just a little more … fabulous.

Kimberly with mentor Carrie Adams at the Museum of Boulder

Unmask the Racism connects with the community

May 25, 2022

Unmask the Racism spreads gratitude to health care workers and first responders with meal deliveries and a community art project was displayed at the Museum of Boulder.

Jenna Nielson

Nielson earns Silver Medal Award from the Colorado Engineering Council

April 26, 2022

The Colorado Engineering Council selected Jenna Nielson, a senior majoring in chemical and biological engineering, as this year’s Silver Medal Award recipient. The Silver Medal Award is one of the highest honors an engineering student in Colorado can receive. Nielson also earned an Academic Engagement Award this semester.