Graduate student Marina Nieto Caballero and visiting virology scholar Eddie Fuques Villalba, preparing to assess the infection potential of murine Coronavirus in CU Boulder SEEL-based environmental engineering laboratory.

Environmental engineering researchers study airborne coronavirus disinfection

May 8, 2020

Professor Mark Hernandez’s team will be testing how well common air disinfectants—including the “foggers” that spray peroxides, chlorine derivatives and surfactants—work against viruses closely related to COVID-19.

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Students perform social distance-friendly take on an Oscar Wilde classic

May 6, 2020

CU Boulder acting students recorded a radio rendition of “The Importance of Being Earnest.”

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Scientists develop tool to improve disease model accuracy

May 5, 2020

What can researchers do when their mathematical models of the spread of infectious diseases don’t match real-world data?

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ATLAS research helps define the future of human-computer interaction

May 4, 2020

At a time when the field of human-computer interaction is becoming more important than ever, ATLAS researchers are making substantial contributions, recently contributing nine papers and two workshops to the world's leading conference for HCI.

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Affordable Care Act lived up to promise of buffering bankruptcy risk, study shows

April 30, 2020

A decade after President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, more people are fully insured, fewer are uninsured and people who lose their insurance intermittently are no longer at greater risk of bankruptcy, according to a new CU Boulder study.

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New FRIDGE could bring real ice cream to space

April 28, 2020

Astronaut ice cream—the crunchy, freeze-dried, pale imitation of the real thing—may have met its match: The International Space Station is getting a real freezer.

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New program helps entrepreneurs survive the COVID-19 economy

April 28, 2020

The new CU Boulder initiative COventure Forward is one tool in the toolbox to help businesses weather this unprecedented economic storm.

A hiker walks past one site of the Great Unconformity near the town of Manitou Springs, Colorado.

Geologists work to piece together Earth’s missing memories

April 27, 2020

A team of geologists is digging into what may be Earth’s most famous case of geologic amnesia.

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The beat goes on at Crave the Sound

April 23, 2020

The CU Boulder student organization is a collective of music journalists who connect audiences with high-quality, wide-ranging music through concert reviews, artist profiles and photo galleries.

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10 recent CU Boulder research, education stories that are changing the world

April 21, 2020

In honor of Earth Day, we're highlighting some of our highest impact stories of late. In the research and academic spheres, CU Boulder community members are delving into everything from drought emergency strategies to building materials that come alive (in a good way) with the help of bacteria.

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