A monthly snapshot of the latest CU Boulder research news, collaborations, events and engagement opportunities for prospective partners in a wide range of industries. 

October 2017

New aerospace building concept art

Community invited to groundbreaking for aerospace engineering building Oct. 26

CU Boulder invites students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community to a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 26, to kick off construction of a new 144,000-square-foot aerospace engineering sciences building on East Campus that is slated to open in the summer of 2019.Read more »
Grand Challenge

Grand Challenge expands portfolio with three new projects

The cross-campus Grand Challenge initiative this week announced the selection of three new additions to the Grand Challenge portfolio starting this fall.Read more »

Industry workshop launches Quantum Applied Science and Engineering (QASE)

On November 1-2, the University of Colorado Boulder will welcome current and prospective industry partners to campus to learn about Quantum Applied Science and Engineering (QASE) , the university’s new, comprehensive exploration of the range of opportunities presented by quantum technology. About Quantum Applied Science and Engineering (QASE) Quantum Applied... Read more »
PhET Interactive Simulations

PhET Interactive Simulations wins global education award for innovation in STEM education

The CU Boulder project, known as the PhET Interactive Simulations, is a pioneering science and math educational resource that seeks to improve STEM (or science, technology, engineering and mathematics) literacy and accessibility across the globe.Read more »
Colorado state capital

Positive Q4 outlook for Colorado economy thanks to new businesses, federal labs

One of the greatest strengths of the University of Colorado Boulder's research enterprise is its collaborative relationship with local businesses and laboratories, both federal and private. CU Boulder has been an integral part of an exciting and productive quarter for Colorado's economy, with continued year-over-year growth in new business filings... Read more »