CU Boulder to receive two governor’s awards for high-impact research

Aug. 31, 2016

For its involvement in space weather research, which can have many and varied impacts on technological systems, LASP will receive one of this year's governor's awards for high-impact research. (Image: NASA) Among the state’s four winners of this year’s Governor’s Award for High-Impact Research are the Laboratory for Atmospheric and...

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CU Boulder's newest minor - in space - has lift off

Aug. 30, 2016

Capitalizing on its reputation as a top public university in space research, the University of Colorado Boulder is launching a brand new Space Minor program for undergraduate students. The program, a component of CU Boulder’s Grand Challenge: Our Space. Our Future. , will allow undergraduate students, regardless of major, to...

Lockheed Martin Chief Technology Officer Keoki Jackson met with several students working on Lockheed Martin-supported research projects. From left to right: Keoki Jackson, Andrew Wylde, Lt. Col. Diana Loucks, Caitlyn Cooke and Paige Anderson Arthur.

New partnership with Lockheed Martin forges research, career opportunities for students

Aug. 25, 2016

Paige Anderson Arthur got hooked on science fiction and the prospect of space travel when she started watching Star Trek at age 13. Now, the Denver native is immersed in aerospace engineering at CU Boulder, which is why she joined in the celebration Thursday as a new $3 million partnership...

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CU Entrepreneurial Law Clinic Accepting Applications

Aug. 16, 2016

The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC or the Clinic) provides law students with practical experience in transactional law while offering valuable legal services without charge to local startup businesses lacking access to legal resources. Applications to the ELC should be submitted in late-July through mid-August. The Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC or...


Denver Post: With space station link, CU’s BioServe adapts to an evolving research role

Aug. 9, 2016

Shankini Doraisingam, staff operator of Bioserve Space Technologies, is monitoring astronaut Kate Rubins on the International Space Station BOULDER — Well before dawn, a wall-mounted video monitor flickers to life in a narrow, windowless room on the second floor of the University of Colorado’s Engineering Center, revealing a live, high-def...

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Partnership 'looks into' creating new material from eyeglass lens waste

Aug. 4, 2016

Photo: Bart Foster (front-left) and Wil Srubar (front-right) look through a pair of eyeglass lenses with graduate research assistants Sankar Ravichandran (back-left) and Elizabeth Delesky (back-right) standing behind them. (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado Boulder) When serial entrepreneur and Boulder resident Bart Foster is successful with a startup...


Braun named new dean of engineering and applied science

July 21, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the appointment of Robert D. Braun as dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science . Braun, who currently is the David and Andrew Lewis Professor of Space Technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will arrive on the...

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Benson named executive director of CU Boulder AeroSpace Ventures

July 7, 2016

Vice Chancellor for Research Terri Fiez named Abby Benson as the executive director of CU Boulder AeroSpace Ventures (ASV) effective July 1. Benson was previously the associate vice president of Government Relations for the University of Colorado system. CU Boulder AeroSpace Ventures is a global leader in interdisciplinary research and...

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Hardware developed by CU-Boulder launched by SpaceX rocket

June 18, 2016

High-tech space hardware designed and built at the University of Colorado Boulder for biomedical experiments was successfully launched aboard the commercial SpaceX Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) early this morning. Developed by BioServe Space Technologies, a center headquartered in the aerospace engineering sciences department, the hardware will...

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State economy in mostly positive territory, as expected

June 15, 2016

The Colorado economy continues to expand, outperforming the U.S. economy, but at a slower pace than seen in 2014 and 2015, according to a midyear economic update released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Business Research Division (BRD) at the Leeds School of Business . Employment in the state...