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CU Boulder plays key behind-the-scenes role in LTE on the Moon project

Nov. 20, 2020

CU Boulder computer science Research Professor Kevin Gifford and PhD student Siddhartha Subray are playing a key role in helping to define interoperability standards for the groundbreaking system.

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Commitment to community: Alumna serving as SWE president

Nov. 9, 2020

Heather Doty originally joined SWE as a sophomore at CU Boulder, where she earned her BS and MS in civil engineering, in addition to a BA in music and an MBA.

AISES students at 2017-2018 First Nations Launch

CU Boulder recognized as a Top 200 College for Indigenous Students by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Nov. 3, 2020

CU Boulder has earned a place as a Winds of Change Top 200 College for Indigenous Students from the American Indian Science and Engineering Society . Based on statistical information, surveys and research data gathered from the U.S. Department of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education data system, AISES determines which institutions...

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Linden to receive prestigious 2020 Clarke Prize

Oct. 30, 2020

The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) and the Joan Irvine Smith and Athalie R. Clarke Foundation will present the 2020 Clarke Prize to Professor Karl Linden on Nov. 10. NWRI administers the prestigious $50,000 prize.

Teagan Browne

Sophomore lands full-ride SMART Scholarship and post-graduation job

Oct. 30, 2020

It was mid-March and stress was high at the University of Colorado Boulder. Due to the COVID pandemic, courses had transitioned online and students were moving out of the campus dorms. As one of her newly Zoom-based classes let out, Teagan Browne’s phone rang. It was a Florida number. She...

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CU Engineering goes 'GRE-free' for fall 2020 application cycle

Oct. 22, 2020

Applicants to all CU Boulder engineering graduate programs will not be required to submit GRE scores this fall, an acknowledgement of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

PufferBot extends its shield as it approaches a bystander.

Pufferfish-inspired robot could improve drone safety

Oct. 22, 2020

PufferBot is the brainchild of graduate student Hooman Hedayati and his colleagues at the ATLAS Institute at CU Boulder.

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College research portfolio tops $134 million as part of four-year upward trend

Oct. 7, 2020

CU Engineering experienced another record-breaking year for research funding in 2020, receiving $134 million overall and dwarfing the 2019 total of $108 million.

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Air Quality Inquiry project extends from rural Colorado into Mongolia

Sept. 21, 2020

For three years, Air Quality Inquiry has been reaching K-12 students across rural Colorado. This year, Daniel Knight and his team extended the program across the globe to reach Public Lab Mongolia, a nonprofit whose mission is to make data available to the Mongolian public.

Artist's depiction of the twin Janus spacecraft. (Credit: Lockheed Martin)

Where no spacecraft has gone before: A close encounter with binary asteroids

Sept. 10, 2020

CU Boulder and Lockheed Martin will lead a new space mission to capture the first-ever closeup look at a mysterious class of solar system objects: binary asteroids. These bodies are pairs of asteroids that orbit around each other in space, much like the Earth and moon. In a project review...

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