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Young biochemist wins prestigious Boettcher award

June 13, 2022

Aaron Whiteley, CU Boulder assistant professor of biochemistry, is one of eight to win this year’s Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award.

Karl Linden

Researcher earns major award to study water quality challenges in rural Canadian communities

June 13, 2022

CU Boulder Professor Karl Linden has landed a major fellowship to research solutions to water pollution in rural and First Nations communities in Canada.

Claire McCollough

Driven to succeed: Leeds student wins global racing-inspired competition

June 13, 2022

Claire McCollough, who is completing her master's in accounting at CU's Leeds School of Business, has become the first university student to win the Alteryx Grand Prix, a data analytics competition, a year after placing fifth overall.

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CU dance professor wins grant to ‘heal and unite’

June 9, 2022

Assistant Professor Helanius Wilkins has won a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for a choreographed duet. The CU College of Arts and Sciences matched the grant with another $10,000. With the funding, Wilkins and the CU dance division will collaborate with several presenter-partners, including Basin Arts and the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Louisiana and Keshet Center for the Arts in New Mexico.

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Latest AB Nexus grants advance intercampus research projects

June 7, 2022

The AB Nexus program announced its fourth round of grant awards to faculty from the University of Colorado—Boulder and Anschutz Medical campuses.

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Chemist named finalist for prestigious young-scientist prize

June 2, 2022

Gordana Dukovic, a professor of chemistry who leads an interdisciplinary research group studying nanoscale materials in solar energy, is a finalist for one of the Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists.

Cassandra Brooks

Fish ear bones hold clues to Antarctic Ocean health

June 2, 2022

Cassandra Brooks has received an NSF CAREER Award to examine whether the Ross Sea's protection status is working. Part of what she'll look at is a large time series of ear bones from the Antarctic toothfish species—a health record of sorts.

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CU Boulder top choice for 2022 Boettcher scholars

June 2, 2022

Twenty-three new Boettcher Foundation Scholars have chosen to attend CU Boulder next fall, the highest number of any Colorado institution. The highly sought-after scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and fees for undergraduate study within the state of Colorado.

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7 CU Boulder startups awarded $1.75M in commercialization grants

May 27, 2022

A number of grants totaling $1.75 million were recently awarded to venture partners at CU Boulder startups by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.

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CU student awarded prestigious Udall Scholarship for work in water resources

May 25, 2022

Beth Rossman, a sophomore majoring in environmental engineering, has been awarded a Udall Scholarship, becoming the 12th CU Boulder student to be honored with the scholarship.