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Hot takes on classic subjects: 5 unique classes this fall

Sept. 12, 2019

From Game of Thrones to outer space, a handful of CU Boulder classes stand out in the course catalog this fall. Here are a few.

Attendees check out products at the 2018 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Kickoff

Turn your innovative ideas into reality at the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Campus Kickoff

Sept. 11, 2019

Attend the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Kickoff Sept. 20 to get inspired, hear startup stories and enter for a chance to win an Apple Watch.

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Catalyze CU Demo Day showcases startups

Aug. 29, 2019

Twelve weeks ago, six student teams joined the Catalyze CU startup accelerator with innovative concepts and a hunch that their ideas might be marketable. This week, they were proven correct.

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The write stuff: Students work with older Boulderites to hone writing skills

Aug. 26, 2019

The Intergenerational Writing course will pair 19 undergraduate students with community members over the age of 60 for semester-long research and writing projects.

Founders and employees of ShineOn

Students in Focus: ShineOn prepares for mass production of advanced bike light

Aug. 6, 2019

A year and a half after starting the company, CU Boulder startup ShineOn has grown to five employees and is preparing to launch its first product for cycling enthusiasts.

Earl Potters working on his roboboat.

Finding Community: Small but creative RoboBoat Club improvises during world competition

July 24, 2019

A small team of CU Boulder students designed and built a fully autonomous robotic boat and took it on the road to an autonomous surface vehicle competition held June 17–23 in South Daytona, Florida.

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How society, science are redefining gender

What does it really mean to be a man or a woman? How that simple question has complicated consequences in sports, politics and language on this episode of the Brainwaves podcast.

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How funny works: The serious science of humor

Why did the chicken cross the road? Humor experts aren’t sure, but they’ll break down why some jokes are laugh-worthy and others earn groans in this episode of the Brainwaves podcast.

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High school counselors visit campus to shrink rural Colorado achievement gap

June 13, 2019

Counselors and administrators from rural high schools across Colorado arrived at the CU Boulder campus Wednesday as part of a four-day program designed to increase enrollment of underrepresented students.

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New biomedical engineering degrees to launch at CU Boulder

June 13, 2019

Beginning as early as fall 2020, the College of Engineering and Applied Science will offer new bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in biomedical engineering.

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