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CU Boulder graduate student helped design the new spacesuit

Oct. 21, 2019

Graduate student Patrick Pischulti worked on the new design, which will help NASA send astronauts to the moon by 2024.

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Trio Care: Connecting college students with seniors for better care

Oct. 18, 2019

After her family struggled with coordinating the right care for her aging grandmother, Rachel Sharpe was inspired to build Trio Care Services, a software platform that enables in-home caregivers to manage care plans and communication between care teams and the adult children of seniors

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Myra Makes: Cultivating childhood creativity

Sept. 30, 2019

Ted reflects on his startup journey for Myra Makes – a company that creates fun, educational activity books for creative kids.

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Creative Expressions: Student merges civil engineering with photography

Sept. 26, 2019

Eager to make a difference in people’s lives through civil engineering and passionate for photography, undergraduate Joelle Westcott combined her two interests with enthusiasm in southern Africa this summer.

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Thrift/ed: A CU startup with style

Sept. 23, 2019

Marlee Durand and Julie Kinsella are two best friends and co-founders on a mission to encourage sustainable fashion at CU Boulder.

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Catalyze CU Demo Day 2019 showcases startups

Aug. 27, 2019

Twelve weeks ago, six student teams joined the Catalyze CU startup accelerator with innovative concepts and a hunch that their ideas might be marketable. This week, they were proven correct, as all emerged from the program with viable prototypes, waiting customers and vastly improved knowledge of how to successfully launch a startup from scratch.

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Longmont native, CU Boulder student team up to develop Drivewayz app to rent unused parking spots

Aug. 12, 2019

Drivewayz placed second out of 35 teams in the IT Track finals, winning $2,500 at the New Venture Challenge at CU in March 2019.

shineon team with bike light prototype

CU Students Invent Device To Make Cyclists More Visible

Aug. 7, 2019

A group of three engineering students and one business student at the University of Colorado Boulder are using their specialized skills to improve bike safety. Alex Mulvaney, who graduated from CU in the spring, tells CBS4 he came up with the idea two years ago.

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ShineOn prepares for mass production of advanced bike light

Aug. 4, 2019

A year and a half after starting the company, CU Boulder startup ShineOn has grown to five employees and is preparing to launch its first product for cycling enthusiasts.

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Finding Community: Design group puts skills to work solving local problems

June 12, 2019

Students in the Design for America organization at CU Boulder are working on a wide range of projects with community partners. They use the design process to collaborate with local entities (often non-profit organizations) to create solutions to their challenges.