Eberle to serve as interim director of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

Eberle to serve as interim director of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

The University of Colorado Boulder has named Dr. Jaelyn Eberle interim director of its University of Colorado Museum of Natural History effective July 1. Eberle was appointed to serve as interim director after an initial search to succeed current director Dr. J. Patrick Kociolek did not result in a hire. Eberle will maintain her academic tenure home in the Department of Geological Sciences.

Inspired by palm trees, scientists develop hurricane-resilient wind turbines

Inspired by palm trees, scientists develop hurricane-resilient wind turbines

June 15, 2022

“The blades are manufactured to be lightweight and very flexible, so they can align with the wind loads. That way, we can reduce the cost of the blades and bring down the cost of energy,” said Mandar Phadnis, a graduate student in electrical, computer and energy engineering at CU Boulder.

AB Nexus seeks interdisciplinary proposals for Fall 2022 Research Collaboration Grant Program

AB Nexus seeks interdisciplinary proposals for Fall 2022 Research Collaboration Grant Program

June 13, 2022

Since its launch in Fall 2020, the AB Nexus Research Collaboration Grant Program has awarded over $2M to 30 teams featuring researchers from CU Boulder and CU Anschutz conducting innovative research involving basic, translational and clinical approaches.

Methane: As concerns rise about this greenhouse gas, CU startup works to plug leaks

Methane: As concerns rise about this greenhouse gas, CU startup works to plug leaks

June 8, 2022

Scientists at LongPath Technologies, a startup spun out of CU Boulder, are using the company's Nobel Prize-winning tech to do what other technologies have struggled to do for years: detect natural gas, which is invisible to the eye, leaking from pipes in real time at oil and gas sites across Colorado.

Inaugural deep tech accelerator opens new doors and markets for campus startups

Inaugural deep tech accelerator opens new doors and markets for campus startups

June 7, 2022

Because breakthrough technology can be so substantial economically and socially (think sustainable energy, personalized medicine and quantum computing), the "deep tech" startup scene is rapidly growing—but it faces special challenges. The Ascent accelerator helps founders effectively address them.

Latest AB Nexus grants advance innovative intercampus research projects

New collaborative grants advance innovative interdisciplinary research to improve human health and well-being

The AB Nexus program announced its fourth round of grant awards to faculty from the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and CU Boulder. From advancing new cancer and diabetes treatments to developing AI tools to diagnose dementia, the selected teams bring together experts from multiple disciplines.

There’s a new commercial space race happening, and Colorado wants to win it

5280: There’s a new commercial space race happening, and Colorado wants to win it

June 2, 2022

Private aerospace companies are trying to mold a modern orbital ecosystem driven as much by profits as it is by exploration. Already home to the nation’s second largest commercial space economy, the Centennial State is a major launch pad in more ways than one.

UROP celebrates the 2022 student publications

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) celebrates the 2022 student publications

May 31, 2022

We encourage the campus and broader community to explore the diverse selections of art and scholarship showcased in these journals—and encourage students to submit work for future issues.

Software company’s co-founder says businesses need graduates who aren’t intimidated by data

Software company’s co-founder says businesses need graduates who aren’t intimidated by data

May 27, 2022

When she co-founded Alteryx in 1997, Libby Duane and had a clear vision for a future in which business analytics would go from being the role of a specialized set of knowledge workers to the responsibility of everyone throughout the organization. Part of that vision now includes scholarships for Leeds students.

Promising Venture Partners startups awarded $1.75 million in state commercialization grants

Promising CU Boulder startups awarded $1.75 million in state commercialization grants

May 24, 2022

Seven university startups were awarded $1.75M in early-stage capital and retention grants last week from the Global Business Development division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program.

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