Final podcast episodes feature faculty experts in artificial intelligence, wildfires

Final podcast episodes feature faculty experts in artificial intelligence, wildfires

April 28, 2021

The first season of Buff Innovator Insights, a weekly podcast from the Research & Innovation Office (RIO), wraps up with upcoming episodes about the use of artificial intelligence in education, and how data synthesis could change the way we live with wildfires.

Recipients of 2021 Research & Innovation Seed Grants totaling $700,000 unveiled

Recipients of 2021 Research & Innovation Seed Grants totaling $700,000 unveiled

April 21, 2021

The 2021 Research & Innovation Seed Grants, announced by the CU Boulder Office of the Provost and Research & Innovation Office (RIO), are funding 16 new proposals for up to $50,000, including two new CU Boulder Grand Challenge projects.

Latest Buff Innovator Insights podcast episode spotlights Mortenson Center in Global Engineering

Latest Buff Innovator Insights podcast episode spotlights Mortenson Center in Global Engineering

April 20, 2021

In this week's episode, Professor Evan Thomas shares how his interests in journalism, engineering and entrepreneurship, as well as his experiences with Engineering Without Borders, inspired him to tackle global poverty through his work and teaching.

Kent Hutchison’s April 22 lecture to explore risks and benefits of cannabis across the lifespan

Kent Hutchison’s April 22 lecture to explore risks and benefits of cannabis across the lifespan

April 20, 2021

On Thursday, April 22, Professor Kent Hutchison will deliver the 116th Distinguished Research Lecture, Understanding the Risks and Benefits of Cannabis Across the Lifespan. Hutchison was one of two faculty members selected to receive the 2020 Distinguished Research Lectureship, which is among the most esteemed honors bestowed by the faculty upon a faculty member at CU Boulder.

From vaccines to plants: New Venture Challenge finalists focus on saving lives

From vaccines to plants: New Venture Challenge finalists focus on saving lives

April 16, 2021

In its second year in a virtual setting, the New Venture Challenge, CU Boulder’s premier entrepreneurial startup program and competition, dazzled with high energy and even higher-flying ideas curated by students vying for their share of $150K in prize money.

Gary Henry named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research, Director of the Office of Contracts & Grants

Gary Henry named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research, Director of the Office of Contracts & Grants

April 15, 2021

Gary Henry has been named the new Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research, Director of the Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG). Henry will begin serving in this role starting May 1, 2021. He will fully assume the position on July 1 when Denitta Ward, who currently serves in the role, retires.

Faculty share aspirations to confront poverty and racism in upcoming podcasts

Faculty share aspirations to confront poverty and racism in upcoming podcasts

April 12, 2021

Upcoming episodes of Buff Innovator Insights, a weekly podcast from the Research & Innovation Office (RIO), feature faculty tackling some of the toughest challenges facing the world today: global poverty and racism.

Science, spacesuits, dehydrated food: Simulating Mars in the Utah desert

Science, spacesuits, dehydrated food: Simulating Mars in the Utah desert

April 8, 2021

Shayna Hume, a graduate student in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at CU Boulder, is blasting off on an adventurous journey: She's heading to Mars (or at least as close to Mars as you can get on Earth).

Bright and Hutchison receive 2020 Distinguished Research Lectureships

Bright and Hutchison receive 2020 Distinguished Research Lectureships

April 5, 2021

Victor M. Bright of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering and Kent Hutchison of the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience have been selected to receive the 2020 Distinguished Research Lectureship.

Latest issue of Colorado Business Review features aerospace, defense research

Colorado Business Review spotlights CU Boulder's impact on aerospace, defense sectors

April 1, 2021

Explore the expertise of some of Colorado’s leading aerospace companies, the focus of some of the key educational programs in the state, and the nexus between government, the universities and the private sector.

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