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A television reporter reacts to being hit by a heat ray during a demonstration of the U.S. military’s Active Denial System.

Directed energy weapons shoot painful, non-lethal beams––are similar weapons behind Havana syndrome?

Electromagnetic beams of the right power and wavelength can cause pain and zap electronics. Could they also be used to disrupt a person’s nervous system? Professor Iain Boyd shares on The Conversation. Read more
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CU Boulder postdocs, faculty mentors to be honored during National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week

As part of the nationwide celebration of postdocs and faculty mentors Sept. 20–24, CU Boulder’s Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is offering virtual and in-person activities Monday through Friday. Read more
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Several CU community members honored with 2021 Alumni Awards

In one of the campus's longest-standing traditions, 8 outstanding individuals, plus the campus's Pandemic Scientific Steering Committee and Science Team—including 12 individuals—are being honored with Alumni Awards for 2021. Read more
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Data humanities class wins NSF grant

A new humanities course on how to make sense of data and apply it to real-world problems has just been awarded $300,000 from the National Science Foundation. The grant was awarded to Eric Vance, associate professor of applied math, and David Glimp, associate professor of English. Read more
Violeta Chapin speaks at the 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Violeta Chapin wins Polly Baca Raíces Fuertes Community Leader Award

Congressman Joe Neguse announced Professor Violeta Chapin as the winner of the 2021 Polly Baca Raíces Fuertes Community Leader Award in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Read more
A Protect Our Herd–face covering required sign at the entrance of Farrand Field

COVID-19 campus updates: Sept. 16 edition

Campus officials are monitoring national discussions on vaccination booster information and maintaining mitigation measures in campus buildings, such as enhanced airflow and cleaning. Read about these updates and more in this week’s edition. Read more

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