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CU Boulder opens door to companies through concierge service

Jan. 11, 2017

Over 800 companies have connected to CU Boulder through its Office of Industry Collaboration (OIC). Businesses often utilize CU Boulder resources and expertise to meet their research, workforce, or other business objectives. At times, navigating the vast university ecosystem to find the right resource proves challenging. “The Office of Industry...

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CIRES: Anne Perring Receives Presidential Honor

Jan. 10, 2017

President Obama has named CIRES Anne Perring, an atmospheric scientist who works at NOAA in Boulder, as one of 102 young scientists and engineers to receive the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on early career...

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Daily Camera: '4+1' program gives some CU Boulder students faster track to master's degree

Jan. 8, 2017

Starting this semester, future teachers and school administrators can get a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in five years through a new program at the University of Colorado's Boulder campus. The "4+1" program will allow students to earn a bachelor's degree in ethnic studies and a master's degree in...

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CU invention serves as muscular 'gas gauge' for Buffs in training

Dec. 28, 2016

Whether it’s a wide-receiver hauling in a pass, a runner sprinting the 1,500-meter, or a power forward taking the ball to the hole, athletes share one fundamental need as they strive for peak performance: They must have enough carbohydrates, a.k.a. sugar or “glycogen,” stored in their muscles to power them...

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Top 16 in 2016

Dec. 15, 2016

In 2016, we again celebrated a campus community that brings innovation and positive impacts to Colorado and the nation. We marked new discoveries, faculty achievements, Olympic medalists and a resurgent football program while welcoming high-profile visitors to campus and sending satellites throughout our solar system. Enjoy this recap of an...

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9 News: CU space mission to study upper atmosphere

Dec. 14, 2016

The GOLD Mission Principal Investigator. (Photo: Courtesy: CU/LASP) KUSA - Inside CU's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, there's GOLD. The GOLD instrument to be precise. "I've dreamed about it for decades and I know a lot of other people have," said Richard Eastes, the GOLD Mission Principal Investigator. GOLD...

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Daily Mail: Revealed: 'Natural thermostat' that cools the air in Earth's atmosphere during violent solar storms

Dec. 14, 2016

Researchers have pinpointed the 'natural thermostat' that cools the air in Earth's upper atmosphere after violent solar storms. This activity includes solar flares and coronal mass ejections or CMEs (illustrated) - which release electrically charged plasma from the sun Researchers have pinpointed the 'natural thermostat' that cools the air in...

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Stolen backpack spawns creation of student venture Mµ tag

Dec. 12, 2016

Catalyze CU grads invent tiny tracker for your valuables For anyone who has lost a backpack or purse, Lang Mei feels your pain. After a thief stole his backpack from a coffee shop in Paris last year, the business administration senior began thinking about how to prevent that from happening...

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Innovation and entrepreneurship at the core of nearly $6 million gift

Dec. 9, 2016

One of the top CEOs in the Republic of Indonesia has pledged nearly $6 million in a philanthropic investment to support the Leeds School of Business’s efforts in entrepreneurship at CU Boulder. The donor, Tandean Rustandy, is a 1987 Leeds School graduate and founder and CEO of the Jakarta-based PT...

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Professor named to NASA transition team for new administration

Dec. 9, 2016

CU Boulder Professor Jack Burns has been appointed to the NASA transition team by the incoming Trump administration. Burns, a professor in the Department of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences , has longstanding ties with NASA. He served on the NASA Advisory Council from 2008-10, including a stint as chair of...

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