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Experts weigh in on airborne transmission of COVID-19

July 10, 2020

The novel coronavirus may be able to travel from person to person through tiny particles floating in the air, according to a recent letter signed by 239 scientists from across the globe. The international team, which includes six faculty members from CU Boulder, lays out evidence showing just how tenacious the pathogen behind COVID-19 can be: the virus, the group says, can likely drift through and survive in the air, especially in crowded, indoor spaces with poor ventilation like many bars and restaurants.

Karl Linden

Are Ultraviolet Sanitizing Lights Safe for Humans?

June 17, 2020

Professor Karl Linden's research in UV light featured on the Discover Magazine.

A message to the members of the EVEN community

June 17, 2020

Dear EVEN community, We share in the grief felt by millions over the recent deaths of Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, and the outrageous deaths of Black people at the hands of police and civilians. These deaths have focused our attention on the racial inequities and...

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U.S. Army funds study on origin and behaviour of neurotoxin in water

June 15, 2020

A new study headed by Professor Fernando Rozario-Ortiz will unveil a new chapter into the research on saxitoxin, the cyanotoxin responsible for the illness known as paralytic shellfish poisoning.

Marina Vance art for her new publication

Research paper looks at exposure to airborne particulate matter in homes

June 8, 2020

Assistant Professor Marina Vance’s group has published a new research paper titled “Indoor particulate matter during HOMEChem: Concentrations, size distributions, and exposures” in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.

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CEAE and EVEN 2020 Live-Streamed Graduation Ceremony Video

May 19, 2020

The Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department and the Environmental Engineering Program hosted a live-streamed graduation ceremony on May 15, 2020. More than 350 graduating students, faculty, staff, family and friends attended the ceremony to celebrate your accomplishments.

Selena Hinojos

EVEN student honored as Outstanding Undergraduate for Service

May 8, 2020

Environmental Engineering graduating student Selena Hinojos honored Outstanding Undergraduate for Service by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Peter Heller

Outstanding Undergraduate Proud to be Graduating from EVEN

May 7, 2020

Environmental Engineering graduating student Peter Heller honored Outstanding Undergraduate Overall by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Angela Bielefeldt

New research to examine role of mentoring in STEM majors’ retention

May 6, 2020

Professor Angela Bielefeldt is starting a new research project that examines how mentoring and identity relate to retention among STEM majors in college. The work is funded by CU’s Research & Innovation Office Seed Grant program and is in partnership with the School of Education.

Marina Nieto and Eddie Villalba

Environmental engineering researchers study airborne coronavirus disinfection

May 5, 2020

An environmental engineering research team at CU Boulder has been chosen to study the fate of airborne coronavirus indoors. The study aims to test airborne coronavirus disinfection responses using the large bioaerosol chamber in Professor Mark Hernandez lab.

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