With CU Boulder as hub, quantum leaders develop workforce roadmap

With CU Boulder as hub, quantum leaders develop workforce roadmap

Oct. 6, 2023

Leaders from Colorado’s quantum ecosystem convened on campus last week to create a roadmap for workforce development in this growing field. Gov. Jared Polis kicked off the event, attended by state legislators, leaders in higher education, industry, government and skill-building organizations.

Scott Sternberg named CUbit Quantum Initiative executive director

Scott Sternberg named CUbit Quantum Initiative executive director

As executive director, Sternberg will work with CUbit leadership to set the strategic direction of the initiative, coordinate with CUbit researchers to pursue and capture large-scale research opportunities, and broadly support the translation of quantum research to operations through networks of industry partners.

Turetsky named faculty director for Arctic National Security at NSI

Turetsky named faculty director for Arctic National Security at NSI

Massimo Ruzzene, vice chancellor for research and innovation and dean of the institutes at CU Boulder, has appointed Merritt Turetsky to serve as faculty director for Arctic National Security in the Center for National Security Initiatives (NSI).

Ennis joins Research & Innovation Office to boost diversity, equity and inclusion impact

Ennis joins Research & Innovation Office to boost diversity, equity and inclusion impact

Oct. 1, 2023

The Research & Innovation Office (RIO) announced that Tanya Ennis, PhD, has been named director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Research, Creative Work and Innovation effective Oct. 16. In this newly established campuswide role, Ennis will promote the integration of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) within the university’s research, creative work and innovation ecosystem.

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Former NSF Program Officer Dr. Holly Barnard highlights Broader Impacts in campuswide expo

Sept. 29, 2023

As a PI, describing the broader societal impact of your research and achieving specific educational outcomes can be challenging. Luckily, CU Boulder is overflowing with resources to help you with broader impacts plans, efforts and activities.

On its way to outer space, Ball Aerospace launched CU’s entrepreneurial engine

On its way to outer space, Ball Aerospace launched CU’s entrepreneurial engine

Sept. 28, 2023

CU Boulder and Ball Aerospace have been collaborating for decades to solve mysteries of the universe. That partnership was also the university’s first commercial spin-off and it greased the gears of an entrepreneurial engine that continues to power innovation within the university and far beyond.

Sandia Day underscores how national lab partnerships benefit students, researchers and the public

Sandia Day underscores how national lab partnerships benefit students, researchers and the public

Sept. 21, 2023

CU Boulder’s second annual Sandia Day drew over 160 registered attendees for a packed agenda highlighting the strong partnership between the university and Sandia National Laboratories, potential future avenues for collaborative, globally impactful research, and job and internship opportunities.

New center will lay groundwork for better space weather forecasts

New center will lay groundwork for better space weather forecasts

Sept. 20, 2023

This summer, NASA announced that it had selected four Space Weather Centers of Excellence, including the Space Weather Operational Readiness Development (SWORD) center at CU Boulder. As its name suggests, the nearly $10 million center will offer some powerful protection for the planet.

CU Boulder Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative announces first external advisory board

CU Boulder Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative announces first external advisory board

Sept. 19, 2023

The board will integrate industry leaders poised to support and help shape the university's future of innovation and entrepreneurship. The initiative aims to align and optimize resources across campus to reach across traditional silos, facilitate collaboration, fuel achievement and build CU Boulder’s reputation.

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Applications Open: OEDIT Translational Quantum Research Seed Grants

Sept. 14, 2023

In partnership with the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), the University of Colorado welcomes proposals for translational quantum research seed grants. Seed grants are open to any Colorado research institution and industry partners. The goals of the programs are to incentivize innovations launched out of the lab and help them along the development path to new programs and businesses.

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