Nick Conklin (kneeling) of 3D Printing Colorado captures a scan of a Triceratops skull.

3D scan sheds new light on Boulder’s own Triceratops

March 5, 2020

For more than 40 years, the Triceratops skull in the CU Museum of Natural History has wowed visitors of all ages. Now, that fossil is ready for its close-up.

Aluminum water bottle by Ball Company as shown during the CU-Nebraska game on Sept. 7, 2019.

Earth Day 2020: Share your sustainability-related research and innovations

March 5, 2020

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the campus community is invited to share and learn about the wide array of sustainability leadership and accomplishments at CU Boulder. Get involved!

Build a Better Book project event

Making family game night accessible for all kids

Feb. 14, 2020

Through innovative uses of technology and other materials, the Build a Better Book project at CU Boulder does a whole lot more than create cool books. It challenges young people to design games and books that are fully accessible—and lots of fun.

A quadcopter drone flies into an entrance at Edgar mine, an experimental facility at the Colorado School of Mines

Drones go underground in high-stakes competition

Feb. 5, 2020

Underground robots will soon become part of CU Boulder’s efforts to achieve new feats of spelunking as part of a high-stakes competition launched by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

The creators of CU Experts Direct, the winners of the Innovation Buffs challenge

CU Experts Direct tops most recent Innovation Buffs cycle

Jan. 13, 2020

CU Experts Direct was named the Innovation Buffs awardee in late 2019 and has already begun its next steps for implementation.

Joshua Tacca at computer

Grad student helps make prosthetic sockets out of recycled plastic

Nov. 18, 2019

Josh Tacca, a doctoral student in mechanical engineering, worked with prosthetists in Quito, Ecuador, last summer making prosthetic sockets using a 3D scanner and recycled plastic bottles.

students sit across from each other at table during New Venture Challenge kickoff

A new kind of MBA for a new stage of the startup boom

Nov. 8, 2019

How does the startup boom keep growing? With the help of a new type of MBA designed for the next phase of business.

Play Therapy actors in rehearsal

Inclusive casting brings all abilities on stage for ‘Play Therapy’

Nov. 6, 2019

A new play running from Nov. 7–10 models inclusive casting, starring actors of all ability levels.

Leslie Blood leads accountability seminar

Dissertation writing tailored to personality and values

Oct. 16, 2019

Leslie Blood has developed accountability seminars to help graduate students feel more grounded as they transition from structured classroom work and research to writing a dissertation.

Students study on the top floor of JILA, a joint research institute of CU Boulder and NIST.

New Boulder facility to help pave the way for quantum computers

Oct. 3, 2019

Located on the CU Boulder campus, a new lab will probe the behavior of materials that could become a critical component of superconducting quantum computers.

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