Students collaborate at the Idea Forge

Start your innovation journey with a week's worth of campus events

Oct. 16, 2017

Join CU Boulder's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative for a week of events Oct. 16-20, including entrepreneurship and innovation fairs, workshops and pitch sessions.Read more »
Max Robbins, a senior environmental science major from Grand Junction (left) and Thrombin Atwell-Donaghey, a sophomore chemistry major from Boulder tune a bike at the UMC bike station at the University of Colorado Boulder. (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)

Pushing Boundaries: CU Boulder 10th among public schools in sustainability ranking

Oct. 13, 2017

Based on campus data and student feedback on quality of life, career preparation and environmentally responsible practices, CU Boulder is a top "green" school, according to The Princeton Review.Read more »
Students work at Recycling Center during campus sustainability tour

CU launches innovative sustainability rewards app

Oct. 11, 2017

What if you were rewarded every time you recycled? CU Boulder has teamed up with PIPs Rewards to beta test an app that lets users earn and redeem points for a wide variety of sustainable behaviors.Read more »
PhET program being used in Cambodia

CU Boulder's PhET recognized for innovation in STEM education

Sept. 26, 2017

PhET Interactive Simulations is one of six winners of the WISE Award, recognizing innovative educational projects that address challenges and bring transformative societal change.Read more »
Undergraduates Andrew Pfefer, Anastasia Muszynski and Dawson Beatty

Art of origami leads to lightbulb moment

Sept. 25, 2017

In prototyping a reusable crew module for space flight, a group of undergraduates found inspiration in origami, and received support from the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program.Read more »
Village Center Dining and Community Commons west dining hall

CU Boulder gets top honor for food service technology

Sept. 22, 2017

Restaurant Business magazine recently named Campus Dining Services Tech Accelerator of the Year for its outstanding use of technology innovation in the food service industry.Read more »
Spacecraft

3 winning proposals expand Grand Challenge portfolio

Sept. 19, 2017

Joining the cross-campus challenge are a space weather initiative, a studio project combining art and scientific research, and a project involving groundbreaking utilization of CubeSats to collect magnetic field data.Read more »
AR soccer ball

Augmented reality app animates local park sculptures

Sept. 18, 2017

A new augmented reality app designed by CU Boulder scientists brings sculptures to life at Lafayette's Geometry Point and at home. Watch the video.Read more »
Ricarose Roque works at a computer with young students.

Faculty in Focus: Engaging families through creative technologies

Sept. 15, 2017

Ricarose Roque's research explores how to design inclusive learning experiences that enable young people to create and express themselves with new technologies and media.Read more »
Max Armstrong performs prosthetic socket fitting

Students in Focus: Affordable prosthetic system could help amputees worldwide

Sept. 12, 2017

Prompted by an eighth grade robotics project, engineering undergraduate student Peter "Max" Armstrong has been working ever since to create an affordable socket for prosthetic limbs.Read more »

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