Shelly Miller and graduate student Tehya Stockman

Aerosol research instrumental in getting musicians back to playing safe

Oct. 14, 2020

The research team, led by professor Shelly Miller, seeks to find out how musical ensembles around the world can continue to safely perform music together during the pandemic.

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Linden shines light on UV coronavirus disinfection on Bill Nye's podcast

Oct. 14, 2020

Professor Karl Linden joined famed scientist and engineer Bill Nye and science writer Corey Powell on their "Science Rules!" podcast on Monday. They chatted about how ultraviolet light could help kill airborne coronavirus, among all of the other potential uses for UV. The podcast is available on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts...

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New statement from EVEN on progress toward our diversity and inclusion goals

Oct. 3, 2020

Dear EVEN community, Earlier this summer, EVEN released a message to our community in response to the conversation about diversity, inclusion, and social justice. In this message, we outlined four immediate steps that we, as a program, would undertake in support of our community. Our commitment to these actions remains...

Fernando Rosario-Ortiz

After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water

Oct. 2, 2020

Environmental Engineering Professor and Program Director Fernando Rosario-Oritz stressed the need for additional testing of #water, in a @nytimes article, in the aftermath of #wildfires and their effects on the drinking #water system.

Jana Milford

Oil and gas companies must monitor fracking emissions as Colorado adopts first-in-the-nation rules to reduce air pollution

Sept. 30, 2020

Prof. Jana Milford of Environmental Engineering at CU Boulder and commissioner of Conservation Colorado plays a pivotal role in formulating rules to regulate air pollution in Colorado, by mandating methane, benzene, or volatile organic compound emissions monitoring to oil and gas companies.

Professor Shelly Miller

From air purifiers to holiday gifts: Experts say these are the products to buy before fall and winter

Sept. 28, 2020

According to EVEN Prof. Shelly Miller home air purifiers can filter out the airborne particles in your air that could possibly contain Covid-19.

Karl Linden's lab

Ultraviolet light can make indoor spaces safer during the pandemic – if it’s used the right way

Sept. 9, 2020

Professor Karl Linden's article in "The Conversation" on how to best to harness UV light to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus and protect human health as people work, study, and shop indoors.

Prof. Cresten Mansfeldt

How sampling campus wastewater aims to keep COVID-19 in check

Aug. 28, 2020

Assistant Professor Cresten Mansfeldt is leading an effort to monitor the wastewater leaving residence halls on campus to detect and intercept community spread of COVID-19.

Karl Linden

New gift caps growth year for Mortenson Center in Global Engineering

Aug. 24, 2020

A gift of $2 million from the Mortenson family caps an impressive year of growth for the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering, including new federal and nonprofit funding totaling more than $11 million and significant research findings.

Shelly Miller

Why better ventilation is key to limiting COVID-19 spread on campus

Aug. 24, 2020

Shelly Miller has spent years studying the airborne transmission of diseases. This summer, she’s worked closely with campus facilities teams to ensure that students, faculty and staff can breathe the safest possible air.