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Summit shines light on climate change as human rights crisis

Feb. 25, 2022

Scientists, policymakers including Gov. Jared Polis, and CU Boulder leaders addressed about 200 people Wednesday night, who braved frigid temperatures to attend the chancellor’s annual summit, dubbed Working to Forge a Just and Sustainable Future.

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Brian Argrow reflects on time as chair and future of DEI in STEM

Feb. 24, 2022

Argrow is a professor and the Schaden Leadership Chair of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences. He was also recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

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NASA-scientist alumnus takes quantum leap to ‘far-out science’

Jan. 10, 2022

The Cold Atom Lab takes advantage of the principle that cooling atoms causes them to move more slowly, which makes it easier to study them. At temperatures near absolute zero, atoms behave in unusual ways. At these ultra-cold temperatures, near minus 460 degrees Fahrenheit, atoms begin to lose their individuality...

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Lockheed Martin satellite mockup dedicated in Aerospace Building

Sept. 28, 2021

A special 1/3 scale GPS IIIF satellite mockup built by Lockheed Martin has been dedicated in the University of Colorado Boulder Aerospace Building. CU Boulder and Lockheed Martin officials held a ceremony Friday, Sept. 24 to mark the installation of the satellite, which is suspended from the 4th floor overlook...

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New Effort to Bolster Colorado’s National Security and Aerospace Workforce

Sept. 13, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $2 million gift from The Anschutz Foundation to support the university’s diverse research in aerospace and national defense—from tracking and protecting satellites in orbit to improving the security of mobile devices. The effort dovetails with a new research partnership between the CU...

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Raytheon Intelligence & Space Gifts $250,000 Fellowship Endowment

June 29, 2021

Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business, and the University of Colorado Boulder announced today the creation of the Raytheon Technologies Endowed Graduate Fellowship Fund. The $250,000 endowment will support top graduate students at the university’s College of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Lockheed Martin Satellite Mockup Installed in Aerospace Building

June 23, 2021

Lockheed Martin built and donated a special 1/3 scale GPS IIIF satellite mockup to the University of Colorado Boulder Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences. The full-sized GPS IIIF is the upgraded follow-on for the third-generation global positioning system satellite. Designed and built by Lockheed Martin, the...

Innovative partnership with Kiewit prepares infrastructure engineers

Innovative partnership with Kiewit prepares infrastructure engineers

Nov. 17, 2020

CU Boulder has partnered with Kiewit, one of the nation’s largest construction and engineering organizations, to launch the Kiewit Design-Build Program.

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The Ball Foundation Stands for Opportunity

Aug. 11, 2020

Opportunity is a powerful word. The right one can literally change a life. Lives, even. The Ball Foundation has long recognized this and believed partnering with CU Boulder to aid underrepresented students could make the state and the world richer for it. “Ball Corporation has a longstanding commitment to supporting...

New Industry and Foundation Relations team will strengthen partnerships

New Industry and Foundation Relations team will strengthen partnerships

Jan. 6, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder today announced the consolidation of several different groups into a single streamlined, campus-wide team responsible for developing and maximizing the university’s relationships with industry and philanthropic foundation partners. “This consolidation of two vital partners and the new relationships they will generate will have great benefits...

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