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...


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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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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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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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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CU researchers' pollutant-tracking system wins gold at World IoT Expo

Dec. 9, 2016

An urban pollutant-tracking system created by architectural engineering researchers at CU Boulder recently received a gold award at the 2016 World Internet of Things (IoT) Exposition in Wuxi, China. The project was one of 10 new technologies to win. Professor John Zhai and former PhD student Yu Xue, now a...

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Huffington Post: The Qualities that Make an Amazing Entrepreneur

Dec. 6, 2016

A Q+A from TechStars’ Nicole Glaros and David Slayden, TechStars Nicole Glaros is Partner and Chief Product Officer at TechStars and David Slayden is associate professor at the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Media, Communication and Information & executive director of IXDMA, a graduate degree program When I am...

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VC Fiez strives to 'Be the Innovation University,' seeks out next big idea

Dec. 6, 2016

It is inspiring to see the level of innovation and creativity across this campus and throughout the Boulder community. Innovation is part of our DNA. It makes CU Boulder a special place to live, work, create and collaborate. Our campus is filled with creative staff, faculty and students who are...

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Inventions to look for at ATLAS Expo Dec. 7

Dec. 2, 2016

ATLAS Expo is a showcase of more than 100 student projects in virtual reality, physical computing, mobile apps, human-computer interaction, design, information and communication technology for development, and more. Taking place on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 5–6:30 p.m., this lively event is free and open to the public. Here are just...

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Colorado entrepreneur brings a world of experience to the classroom

Nov. 30, 2016

Cynthia Banks didn’t have the opportunity to study abroad as a student. The summer after graduating in 1989, she helped a marketing professor take a group of undergraduates to Australia to study at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. The experience was so successful she was asked to take more...