Mascot Chip storms the field with CU football players

Confronting concussions: Buffs lead the way on student-athlete health

April 5, 2019

Concussions in sports such as football, soccer and water polo are a critical issue facing student-athletes nationwide, and CU Boulder is innovating the next generation of prevention and treatment.

Stride Tech founders on stage at Boulder theater after winning the New Venture Challenge.

Walk this way: Undergrad team wins $100K for safer senior mobility

April 5, 2019

Before a full house at the Boulder Theater, CU Boulder student and faculty teams got their entrepreneurship on for a chance to win $200,000 to get their venture off the ground.

Carson Bruns holds up CU stencil and tech tattoo on pig skin

Tattoos go high-tech

Color-changing tattoos? Nanotechnology research at CU Boulder could lead to new ways in the future to protect against skin cancer or simply increase the ‘wow’ factor of body art.

Winners of the general track pose with giant check

6 startup teams to advance to New Venture Challenge championships April 3

March 28, 2019

In an event that’s open to the public, CU Boulder teams will vie for up to $200,000 in funding at the 11th New Venture Challenge, campus’s premier entrepreneurial startup competition.

Tom Heinbockel demonstrating using a Power Breathe device

Novel 5-minute workout improves blood pressure, may boost your brain

Feb. 25, 2019

Could working out five minutes a day, without lifting a single weight or jogging a single step, reduce your heart attack risk, help you think more clearly and boost your sports performance? Preliminary evidence suggests yes.

A large audience of people sit at tables during Destination Startup.

Colorado university spinoffs showcased technologies, built relationships at Destination Startup

Feb. 14, 2019

Colorado’s innovation ecosystem was represented in full force at the state’s first-ever Destination Startup showcase on Feb. 1. The event included out-of-state and local investors.

CU Boulder affiliates perform at Carnegie Hall

A New York minute: CU at Carnegie Hall

Eleven College of Music alumni, faculty and students traveled to New York in November to showcase their talents and gain invaluable experience in one of the most celebrated music venues in the world.

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Pushing entrepreneurs to excellence for 10 years

New Venture Challenge encourages entrepreneurship, unites campus with resources and mentorship in Boulder and inspires participants to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.

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Student startup Statehill snapped up by Politico

Student-developed startup Statehill was acquired by Politico Europe just months after being a finalist in CU Boulder’s New Venture Challenge 10.

Young student raises hand in classroom

‘Grow your own’ teacher programs address shortage in rural districts

CU Boulder’s School of Education is helping rural school districts attract and retain new teachers by partnering with schools and organizations dedicated to the same goals.

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