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Offering new degrees in elementary education, leadership and community engagement

Nov. 9, 2016

Beginning in the 2017 school year, entering freshmen at the University of Colorado Boulder will have two new degree options for pursuing transformative careers in education and leadership — a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a bachelor’s degree in leadership and community engagement, both conferred by the School of...

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$1.1 million grant funds CU Boulder research into next-generation vaccines

Nov. 7, 2016

The Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building (JSCBB) at CU Boulder. Photo: Patrick Campbell / University of Colorado Boulder The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $1.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop next-generation vaccines that require no refrigeration and defend against infectious diseases with...

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CU Boulder to lead $15.3 million initiative for sustainable water and sanitation for development

Nov. 3, 2016

Photo: Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering / University of Colorado Boulder The University of Colorado Boulder has been selected by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to lead a $15.3 million effort to better understand how to improve the sustainability of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions...

Student team finalists in NASA's CubeQuest Challenge

Aerospace student team aims for deep space

Nov. 3, 2016

A CU Boulder student team has been named a finalist in NASA’s CubeQuest Challenge small satellite design and launch competition. The team received the news in a conference call with NASA, according to Alec Forsman, an aerospace graduate student and the team’s project manager. “I was nervous. We had a...

A three-dimensional structure of membrane contact sites (red) between endoplasmic reticulum tubules (green) and mitochondria (purple) in a yeast cell (right) or an endosome (yellow) in an animal cell (left) are seen. Tomography by Matthew West.

Putting the squeeze on mitochondria: The final cut

Oct. 31, 2016

A three-dimensional structure of membrane contact sites (red) between endoplasmic reticulum tubules (green) and mitochondria (purple) in a yeast cell (right) or an endosome (yellow) in an animal cell (left) are seen. Tomography by Matthew West. A new CU Boulder study shows for the first time the final stages of...

Creators of the Qualify app from left to right Jack Elder, Sean Chenoweth and Keenan Olsen on the CU Boulder Campus last week. (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)

Daily Camera: Student-led Qualify wins Boulder's Esprit Challenge

Oct. 26, 2016

Qualify, a Boulder startup, won the $10,000 Esprit Challenge prize for its college dating application. The challenge, sponsored by the Boulder Chamber of Commerce, is an annual contest of Boulder entrepreneurs that started with 14 contestants who are whittled own to three finalists by the Tuesday night competition. October 26,...

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No. 2 in geosciences in global rankings

Oct. 25, 2016

For the third year in a row, the CU Boulder has been ranked No. 2 in geosciences among the world’s universities, according to U.S. News & World Report, which today released its third annual global standings for 2017. “We are pleased to be recognized as global leaders in the field...

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Annual research report highlights Grand Challenge and other inspiring work

Oct. 21, 2016

The Research & Innovation Office, previously the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, creates impact by cultivating and supporting collaboration, transformation and leadership across CU Boulder. The recently released annual research report includes an array of research highlights from fiscal 2015-16. Among the highlights is CU Boulder's Grand Challenge:...

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Mallinda awarded $750K grant for reusable carbon-fiber composite

Oct. 12, 2016

What’s one way to cut a car’s weight by 50 percent and improve fuel efficiency by up to 40 percent? Make it out of carbon fiber instead of steel. What if everyone had access to such a vehicle? Chris Kaffer, co-founder and CEO of Denver startup Mallinda , believes his...

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Turning brewery wastewater into battery power

Oct. 7, 2016

CU Boulder engineers have developed an innovative bio-manufacturing process that uses a biological organism cultivated in brewery wastewater to create the carbon-based materials needed to make energy storage cells. This unique pairing of breweries and batteries could set up a win-win opportunity by reducing expensive wastewater treatment costs for beer...

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