CU Boulder animal care program earns major accreditation

CU Boulder animal care program earns major accreditation

July 23, 2021

The Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) granted CU Boulder its second accreditation from the group in early July. The designation signifies a high benchmark in animal care and use in research.

Holzinger to address U.S. Senate subcommittee on space situational awareness

Holzinger to address U.S. Senate subcommittee on space situational awareness

July 15, 2021

Marcus Holzinger, a Smead Faculty Fellow and associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, will address the Subcommittee on Space and Science on July 22. The hearing will focus on Space Situational Awareness, Space Traffic Management and Orbital Debris.

Buff Innovator Insights podcast season 2 kicks off July 15

Buff Innovator Insights podcast season 2 kicks off July 15

July 14, 2021

Season 2 of Buff Innovator Insights, a podcast from the Research & Innovation Office (RIO), launches on Thursday, July 15, with an episode featuring Dr. Reiland Rabaka, the inaugural director of the newly established Center for African and African American Studies (CAAAS).

MRSEC@CU directors outline process for Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) theme selection

MRSEC@CU directors outline process for Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) theme selection

July 13, 2021

Our vision for the MRSEC@CU process is to facilitate an open exchange of ideas to best position CU Boulder to secure a MRSEC in the upcoming competition.

Expect fungi-based steak on your plate by 2022: CU Boulder spinout Meati raises $50M

Expect fungi-based steak on your plate by 2022: CU Boulder spinout Meati raises $50M

July 6, 2021

Meati, which uses the roots of mushrooms to produce whole cuts, was founded in 2019 by Tyler Huggins and CTO Justin Whiteley, who met at CU Boulder while working toward their own PhDs. Whiteley specialized in materials, while Huggins was a former field biologist who discovered the power of mycelium.

CU Boulder named finalist for 2021 APLU Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities Awards

CU Boulder named finalist for 2021 APLU Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities Awards

July 2, 2021

“Being a finalist for the IEP University Award reflects CU Boulder’s dedication to developing innovative leaders, technologies and partnerships, and to making a significant economic and societal impact both statewide and nationally,” said Bryn Rees, assistant vice chancellor for research and innovation at CU Boulder.

Raytheon Intelligence & Space gifts $250,000 fellowship endowment

Raytheon Intelligence & Space gifts $250K fellowship endowment

June 29, 2021

“The next generation of engineers are the key to continuing our robust space solutions offerings,” said Paul Meyer, vice president, Space & C2 Systems at RI&S. “The partnership with CU Boulder is a critical step toward supporting future innovation in the aerospace and defense arena.”

Newest frontier in national security—space—gets boost at CU Boulder

Newest frontier in national security—space—gets boost at CU Boulder

June 28, 2021

A four-star general traveled to Boulder last week to highlight the CU system’s participation in a new effort called the Space Force University Partnership Program, designed to spur research supporting the newest military branch’s mission to protect U.S. and allied interests in space.

NSF MRSEC directors named; ideation workshop July 20

NSF MRSEC directors named; ideation workshop July 20

June 23, 2021

After an open campus-wide call for nominations for CU Boulder’s next NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC) Director, Kristi Anseth has been selected as the Director and Tim White as the co-Director. A formal MRSEC@CU Kickoff and Ideation Workshop will be held on Tuesday, July 20 from 3–5 p.m. in the Chancellor's Hall and Auditorium.

Astronaut research facility in Utah desert helps scientists, students prepare for life on Mars

Astronaut research facility in Utah desert helps scientists, students prepare for life on Mars

June 22, 2021

An aerospace PhD student at CU Boulder recently returned from a two-week stay at the Mars Desert Research Station, which gives scientists and engineers the opportunity to test out future space experiments in an environment closer to home.

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