Engineering building on campus

$1 million imaging system opens world of research at engineering college, across campus

April 23, 2019

A new and unique high-resolution X-ray microtomography imaging system at the College of Engineering & Applied Science will enhance research, not only in engineering but in the fields of archaeology, geology and medicine.

Two Gouldian finches rest on a branch

Birds break evolutionary rules when it comes to feather color

April 23, 2019

A species of rainbow-colored finch from Australia seems to break all of the rules of avian evolution, scientists say.

Young student raising her hand in rap lab

4th graders dig into pop music and poetry at CU Boulder

April 19, 2019

As they learn how writers revise their work and use literary devices, the students gear up for a school assembly led by an Australian rap star.

Bar magnet

Lasers make magnets behave like fluids

April 18, 2019

Researchers have discovered how magnets recover after being blasted by a laser. It turns out, they act a bit like oil and water in a jar.

Columbine Memorial

20 years later: Experts share school safety lessons post-Columbine

April 9, 2019

Twenty years after two teenage gunmen fatally shot 12 students and one teacher at Columbine High School, researchers suggest such incidents are preventable. They'll share more at a day-long conference on April 16.

Mascot Chip storms the field with CU football players

Confronting concussions: Buffs lead the way on student-athlete health

April 5, 2019

Concussions in sports such as football, soccer and water polo are a critical issue facing student-athletes nationwide, and CU Boulder is innovating the next generation of prevention and treatment.

Stride Tech founders on stage at Boulder theater after winning the New Venture Challenge.

Walk this way: Undergrad team wins $100K for safer senior mobility

April 5, 2019

Before a full house at the Boulder Theater, CU Boulder student and faculty teams got their entrepreneurship on for a chance to win $200,000 to get their venture off the ground.

Person on bicycle riding through rows of international flags for Conference on World Affairs

The conference on ‘everything conceivable’

April 5, 2019

Each spring, some of the world’s foremost thinkers, artists and decision-makers converge in Boulder to exchange ideas and discuss topics such as design, leadership, politics, science and more.

Bhavna Chhabra at Google in Boulder

Pushing Boundaries: From humble roots to Google role model

April 3, 2019

On her journey toward independence, first-generation student Bhavna Chhabra found the courage to believe in herself and discovered a world of opportunities; 25 years later she’s a director at Google.

Colorado River

CU Boulder launches initiative to support coverage of the Colorado River Basin

April 3, 2019

A journalism initiative to expand coverage of Western water issues is launching this month with support from a two-year, $700,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation.

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