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Innovative partnership prepares infrastructure engineers

Nov. 17, 2020

The nation’s infrastructure challenges have been and will continue to be a concern for many years to come. That’s why the University of Colorado Boulder has partnered with Kiewit, one of the nation’s largest construction and engineering organizations, to launch the Kiewit Design-Build Program.

Assistant Professor Carson Bruns and Professor Franck Vernerey

Researchers scale up tiny actuator inspired by muscle

Nov. 12, 2020

Researchers at CU Boulder are collaborating to develop a new kind of biocompatible actuator that contracts and relaxes in only one dimension, like muscles. Professor Franck Vernerey of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, Assistant Professor Carson Bruns of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering and ATLAS Institute received $477,000 from the National Science Foundation to begin this three-year project in January 2021.

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Techstars’ partnership with CU Boulder gives students and startups a leg up

Nov. 11, 2020

Techstars’ entrepreneurs and alumni who are admitted to the Leeds MBA program, may participate in independent study with the potential to earn up to 6 credit hours based on specific criteria developed by Leeds faculty and as permitted by the program.

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Student Spotlight: Andre Gruber - Ferment Boulder

Nov. 10, 2020

Meet Andre Gruber, a senior studying Creative Technology & Design with a minor in Computer Science and the CEO of Ferment, an artisanal bakery in Boulder, CO, that emerged during the pandemic.

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'Electronic skin' promises cheap and recyclable alternative to wearable devices

Nov. 6, 2020

Led by professors Jianliang Xiao and Wei Zhang, researchers are developing a wearable electronic device that’s “really wearable”—a stretchy and fully-recyclable circuit board that’s inspired by, and sticks onto, human skin.

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CU Boulder spinout ColdQuanta raises $32M in Series A funding to accelerate development of quantum systems

Nov. 5, 2020

The company was co-founded by CTO Dana Anderson, who is also a fellow of JILA, and professor in the department of physics and electrical & computer engineering.

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Alumna Faran Nouri charts path as venture capitalist

Nov. 3, 2020

When she first arrived in Boulder in the late 1970s, Faran Nouri was a scared girl from post-revolutionary Iran who spoke very little English. Today, Nouri is a powerhouse venture capital executive who discovers and helps support the best and brightest new tech companies.


There’s still time to virtually study abroad for spring 2021

Oct. 30, 2020

The world still awaits! Education Abroad is continuing to innovate and develop new ways for CU Boulder students to have an international experience and become global leaders in our culturally diverse world—by going abroad or staying in Boulder.

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Student Spotlight: Ben Bailet - Working Through COVID

Oct. 26, 2020

Meet Ben Bailet, a rising CU Boulder senior studying Management and Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business and a sales and business development intern at a Saber Astronautics.

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Investor Karen Crofton joins college entrepreneurship team

Oct. 23, 2020

The College of Engineering and Applied Science welcomes the newest member of its engineering entrepreneurship team, Entrepreneur-in-Residence Karen Crofton. Crofton provides leadership insights and mentoring in engineering capstone courses and advises engineering students through all phases of their entrepreneurial pursuits, from idea validation and prototyping to market readiness and attracting seed investment.