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CU Boulder and COVID-19: Updates and resources

March 12, 2020

CU Boulder is continuously updating its information and guidance for the university community to address changing status of COVID-19. This page is intended to provide information about COVID-19 and its impacts to CU Boulder, precautions that are being taken, prevention measures you can take and a compilation of frequently asked questions.

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Layered solar cell technology boosts efficiency, affordability

March 6, 2020

Researchers from CU Boulder have created a low-cost solar cell with one of the highest power-conversion efficiencies to date, by layering cells and using a unique combination of elements.

George Born

Late professor George Born inducted into state’s Space Heroes Hall of Fame

March 3, 2020

During his career, Born won seven NASA awards for technical and managerial contributions while working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., where he worked on numerous interplanetary missions.

Computer Science celebrates 50 years at CU Boulder

Celebrating 50 years of Computer Science at CU Boulder

Feb. 21, 2020

On Feb. 21, 1970, the University of Colorado Board of Regents voted to establish CU Boulder’s first Department of Computing Science.

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Professor Kristi Anseth earns international recognition with L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science award

Feb. 12, 2020

She is one of only five women in the world, and the only recipient in North America, to receive the recognition this year.

Wil Srubar

Building materials come alive with help from bacteria

Jan. 15, 2020

CU Boulder researchers have developed a new approach to designing more sustainable buildings with help from some of the tiniest contractors out there.

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Interim Dean Molenaar outlines community, diversity and transparency as priorities

Jan. 13, 2020

Molenaar said one of his top priorities is maintaining consistency with the goals, vision and culture that Braun implemented over the last three years.

Rendering of blood and cells inside the body.

Fluid dynamics research could pave the way for intravenous injections to be replaced with pills

Dec. 18, 2019

The way nutrients and drugs move within the body has more in common with space-bound rockets and jets than you might think. Jim Brasseur, research professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences “It's a mechanics problem,” said Jim Brasseur, research professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. “What...

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Studying the cosmos with Miss Aerospace

Nov. 21, 2019

Studying the astrodynamics of space debris involves complex mathematical formulas and advanced calculations, but it is right up Marielle Pellegrino's alley. After all, she is Miss Aerospace.

Ku Thomas at Sydney Opera House.

Study abroad trailblazer Ku Thomas wins advocacy award

Nov. 15, 2019

Leading up to the award, he was the first student in his major to study abroad in back-to-back semesters in two different countries: New Zealand and Singapore.