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Student Spotlight: Hailey Breaker - theinbetween2020

Aug. 26, 2020

Meet Hailey Breaker, a rising senior and co-founder of theinbetween2020, a digital media platform for womxn, femmes, and non-binary POC. Hailey is pursuing a major in Environmental Studies and a minor in Leadership Studies.


Reinventing Startup Ownership

Aug. 25, 2020

CMCI’s MEDLab to host August webinars on alternatives to the art of the startup “exit”.


Student Spotlight: Nick Ennis - Meal Swipes for Food Delivery

Aug. 21, 2020

Nick Ennis is a rising senior studying Entrepreneurship with a dual major in Sales and International Business. He focused on his entrepreneurial career by attending numerous entrepreneurial-focused events and working for a startup company. Three years later, he is now the Head of Growth at Phood.

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Student-led Sko Together Challenge is a wrap

Aug. 19, 2020

Over the past 10 weeks, a student-led team of three College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate students designed, launched and promoted the challenge, in addition to recruiting and guiding 52 undergraduate students—half of whom are enrolled in Arts and Sciences—through the execution of the challenge. The top three placing teams have been awarded $1,500 to seed implementation of their ideas and mentorship to develop their campus connection concepts throughout fall 2020.


Venture Partners' flagship Research-to-Market program helps innovators create go-to-market strategies for technologies

Aug. 19, 2020

This customer discovery program helps any innovating researcher from CU Boulder or a partnering institution, not just those wanting to create a startup, learn how to commercialize their technology.

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Demystifying Entrepreneurship: Rural Colorado Workshop Series 2020

Aug. 18, 2020

In an unprecedented year with distinct economic challenges, Deming Center for Entrepreneurship's Executive Director Erick Mueller hits the virtual road to support rural Colorado businesses through this unusual time.

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How an ultra-fast screening test and a team of contact tracers aim to keep campus safe

Aug. 14, 2020

Incoming Buffs moving to campus will be among the first to access a new 45-minute COVID-19 test aimed at identifying asymptomatic individuals before they can spread the virus. The test was invented by New Venture Challenge 12 winner, Darwin Biosciences.

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ATLAS degree programs renamed Creative Technology and Design

Aug. 14, 2020

To more closely align degree names with updated curricula, the College of Engineering and Applied Science has renamed all ATLAS academic programs Creative Technology and Design.

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Summer pivots in mechanical engineering lead to new programming during coronavirus

Aug. 3, 2020

Instructors at the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering have re-envisioned their courses to allow for hands-on learning despite social distancing, faculty and graduate students are finding safe ways to return to research, and two summer programs, the ME Summer Design Intensive and ME SPUR, have provided valuable engineering experience to 38 participating students.

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New COVID-19 test returns results in 45 minutes, without nasal swab

July 27, 2020

Darwin Biosciences, CU Boulder spinoff and creator of the Sick Stick, have developed a rapid, portable, saliva-based COVID-19 test able to return results in 45 minutes. Such a test might eventually be deployable in community settings like schools and factories, and efforts are underway to conduct further validation tests and seek regulatory approval.