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Alex Zunger wins prestigious energy medal

June 23, 2018

Alex Zunger of CU's Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute joins the ranks of former President Jimmy Carter, receiving the prestigious Karl W. Böer Solar Energy Medal of Merit Award.

NVC winners

Leading toy maker Sphero acquires CU Boulder-bred startup Specdrums

June 22, 2018

Specdrums is a student-founded company that was CU Boulder’s 2018 New Venture Challenge champion. The technology involves app-controlled wearable rings that can turn color into sound.

CU employee bikes to work along the creek path

Bike to Work Day is around the corner

June 19, 2018

For the area-wide event June 27, all four campuses are joining with the goal of having 1,000-plus CU participants. Learn more, including where to get free breakfast, and register for the event.

Rendering of new pedestrian bridge

Work to begin on new pedestrian bridge linking Main Campus to creek path

June 14, 2018

The new bridge and ADA-compliant, 10-foot-wide raised concrete path will improve both connectivity to areas north of Boulder Creek and flood mitigation.

A person works in a Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering lab.

New lab management, safety compliance app coming

May 31, 2018

Environmental Health and Safety is rolling out BioRAFT, a user-friendly web-based platform that will simplify lab management and chemical, biological and radiological safety compliance.

Mentor-mentee teams participating in the Infrastructure and Sustainability Mentorship Program were recognized at a May 21 ceremony marking completion of the program.

44 teams complete Infrastructure and Sustainability Mentorship Program

May 29, 2018

Now wrapping up its sixth year, the Infrastructure and Safety Mentorship Program is designed to provide staff with professional and personal development as part of mentor-mentee teams.

Inside of the Athletics' Indoor Practice Facility

Running with Ralphie's Green Stampede workshop May 2

April 24, 2018

Rocky Mountain Green and the Green Schools Conference will host a workshop on campus about CU Boulder's LEED platinum-certified net-zero energy Indoor Practice Facility and Training Center.

Aeroponic grow towers in the new CU Boulder greenhouse

'Air garden' provides fresh salad greens steps from Village Center dining tables

April 20, 2018

A new aeroponic garden in the Village Center Dining and Community Commons is the first in the nation to provide diners with fresh greens grown on site in a high-tech greenhouse attached to a dining hall.

CU Athletic's Indoor Practice Facility features solar panels on its roof

Xcel Energy honors CU Boulder for energy-efficient design efforts

April 20, 2018

One of 13 Colorado organizations recognized this month, CU Boulder received the Energy Design Assistance Achievement Award for its sustainable building practices.

Mushroom-beef blended burger on plate

Video: A tale of two burgers

April 19, 2018

When it comes to cooking burgers, why innovate? For Chef Christopher Klocke, a key driver behind inventing new recipes is environmental sustainability. Learn more and get the recipes.