Aerial of Athletics buildings with solar panels

3 Athletics buildings score LEED Platinum for green building excellence

Dec. 12, 2017

The Champions Center, Indoor Practice Facility and Dal Ward Athletic Center have been awarded LEED Platinum status, a globally recognized symbol of excellence in green building.Read more »
Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation Terri Fiez

From VC Fiez: RIO Faculty Fellows—an investment in research, creative works leadership

Dec. 7, 2017

A new Research & Innovation Office program welcomes its inaugural cohort, which will play an important role in strengthening research and creative works leadership across and beyond the campus.Read more »
An overflowing dumpster.

Bring us your No. 2 plastic for a demo Dec. 7

Dec. 6, 2017

See what the precious plastics studio class has built to shred, remold and melt plastic into new products to reduce plastic pollution. Bring your own plastic, such as milk jugs, for a demo.Read more »
researchers with model of robotic small intestine

A robotic small intestine? Researchers are making one

Dec. 4, 2017

A new robotic small intestine under development at CU Boulder has broad-reaching implications for the treatment of gastrointestinal ailments and improved medical training.Read more »

Proposal for shared equipment, labs tops recent Short Experiment Competition

Nov. 21, 2017

An interdisciplinary team has won Kelly Fox's Short Experiment Competition, a contest that aims to give life to innovative solutions or unmet opportunities on campus.Read more »
Madalyn Kern stands in the Idea Forge with a prosthetic leg

Alumni in Focus: Adjustable prosthesis offers mobility to the masses

Nov. 21, 2017

As an amputee's residual limb inevitably changes shape, the prosthetic leg socket will no longer fit, becoming nearly useless. Enter CU Boulder mechanical engineering PhD graduate Madalyn Kern.Read more »
Former Barack Obama science advisor John Holdren, left, with engineering Dean Bobby Braun at a public event on campus Nov 16

Former Obama science advisor continues to push for research, innovation

Nov. 17, 2017

Research plays a huge role in the economic well-being of our nation, said John Holdren, President Barack Obama's science advisor for eight years, who spoke on campus Nov. 16.Read more »
Photo of six students who are members of the Volt Vision team

Pushing Boundaries: Students develop eye-activated controller for people of all abilities

Nov. 6, 2017

With the blink of an eye, users of a hands-free device can control an electric wheelchair, operate a drone or lock the front door, regardless of their physical capacities.Read more »
Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement Bob Boswell

Campus Q&A: VC Bob Boswell discusses diversity and inclusion

Nov. 3, 2017

Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement Bob Boswell discusses how the Diversity and Inclusion Summit fits into the university's strategy on diversity and inclusive excellence.Read more »
Spooky pumpkin patch

Tips for an affordable, green Halloween

Oct. 30, 2017

Check out great ways to keep your Halloween ghoulishly green, brought to you by the CU Environmental Center.Read more »