Old Main on CU Boulder's campus

Research shows a handful of universities may control flow of ideas

Sept. 21, 2022

Just five U.S. universities have trained 1-in-8 tenure-track faculty members serving at the nation’s institutions of higher learning, according to new CU Boulder research.

A home destroyed by the Marshall Fire.

Studying the Marshall Fire recovery to help communities rebuild

Sept. 16, 2022

The Marshall fire screamed across the prairie, exploding into homes with 80 mph winds and destroying entire neighborhoods. It caused over a billion dollars in damage in less than a day and took everything from more than 1,000 homeowners in Superior and Louisville, Colorado, leaving behind little more than ash...

Members of SHPE-MAES student organization at Engineering Immersion

Celebrating our Hispanic and Latino community members

Sept. 15, 2022

Each year, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we observe National Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month by celebrating the cultures, contributions and honoring the histories of Hispanic and Latino Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Kaitlin Mccreery in the lab.

Advancing regenerative medicine as a CU Boulder biomedical engineer

Sept. 7, 2022

Kaitlin Mccreery (MechEngr MS’20, BioEngr PhD’22) is pushing the frontiers of human cartilage research as a biomedical engineering PhD graduate from the University of Colorado Boulder. Mccreery is one of the first students to earn a PhD from the program, which began at CU Boulder in 2020 to bridge the...

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CU Boulder receives $1 million grant to fund minority PhD STEM students 

Aug. 23, 2022

Fellowship to provide tuition support, stipend for two years and unique support system for 12 students to advance their PhD studies and research

 The waning gibbous Moon above the Earth's horizon over the Atlantic Ocean.

CU Boulder lands $5.5 million Air Force project to advance orbital and space AI research

Aug. 23, 2022

A team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers is embarking on a major research project that will advance our understanding of orbital mechanics and monitoring, artificial intelligence, and hypersonics. Led by Marcus Holzinger, an associate professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, the group has...

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.

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Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Arthur Antoine, PhdCivEngr'17

Aug. 10, 2022

Arthur Antoine (PhdCivEngr’17), senior project manager with Shrewsberry & Associates, stays involved as a CU Engineering Front Range Regional Network Ambassador.

Doug speaks at the 2019 DEAA banquet

'Double Buff' leaving lasting impact on College of Engineering and Applied Science

Aug. 9, 2022

True to the University of Colorado Boulder motto, "Let Your Light Shine," Doug Smith (MCivEngr’75) has led construction projects that quite literally brought in the light to nearly every building of the college.

Keith Molenaar

Molenaar highlights progress, community and relationship building as cornerstones of his early tenure as dean

Aug. 1, 2022

Provost Russ Moore appointed Molenaar as the college’s permanent dean in late June. Molenaar said he has already started discussions with leadership about updating the college’s strategic vision and plans to move into an inclusive and encompassing feedback phase for that work in the near future.

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