CU’s nLab breeds real-world innovation among all walks of students

Feb. 21, 2013

Interdisciplinary thinking bolsters innovation. That’s the concept behind the University of Colorado Boulder’s new nLab, a mobile hub that allows students to develop their entrepreneurial ideas through peer and mentor-based collaboration, sustainability resources and other tools.Read more »

CableLabs executive joins CU-Boulder, launches research center on broadband technology and policy

Feb. 15, 2013

Former CableLabs executive David Reed has joined the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program at the University of Colorado Boulder as a scholar in residence, the university announced today. In addition to teaching and conducting research with graduate students in ITP’s master's and Ph.D. programs, Reed will lead the development of a new research center to investigate the future of the newly forming broadband industry.Read more »

High school students to compete before distinguished judges at CU Law School

Feb. 6, 2013

The Bryon R. White Center at the University of Colorado Law School will host its second annual Marshall-Brennan Moot Court Competition at the Wolf Law Building from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9.Read more »

CU Law School appoints Brad Udall director of newly named Getches-Wilkinson Center

Jan. 24, 2013

The University of Colorado Law School announced today that it is hiring Brad Udall as director of the newly renamed Natural Resources Law Center, which will now be called the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and Environment.Read more »

CU-Boulder workshop invites public to discuss oil and gas development and groundwater protection on Nov. 26

Nov. 19, 2012

Following the recent Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission hearing on creation of statewide regulations for groundwater sampling and monitoring near new oil and gas wells, the University of Colorado Boulder will host an informational workshop on Monday, Nov. 26, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Wolf Law Building.Read more »

2012 CU Diversity and Inclusion Summit invites participants to ‘Amp it up’

Nov. 5, 2012

The University of Colorado Boulder’s annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit will feature a variety of sessions for students, faculty, staff and community members from Nov. 13-15. All events are free, open to the public and on the Boulder campus.Read more »

CU-Boulder startup company receives Gates Foundation exploration grant

Nov. 1, 2012

A new startup company that sprang from the University of Colorado Boulder this year is a Grand Challenges Exploration winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Psychology and neurosciences department Associate Professor Don Cooper, co-founder and chief science officer of Mobile Assay Inc. of Boulder who developed the technology in his laboratory at CU’s Institute for Behavioral Genetics, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project titled “A Lab on Mobile Device Platform for Seed Testing.”Read more »

CU-Boulder Environment and Sustainability Visioning Committee named

Oct. 29, 2012

Provost Russell Moore today announced the charge and membership of a visioning committee to consider future opportunities for synergies and collaboration between University of Colorado Boulder environment and sustainability research and academic programs. Sharon Collinge, director of environmental studies and a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, will chair the Environment and Sustainability Visioning Committee, or ESVC.Read more »

Three CU-Boulder faculty members to be named Distinguished Professors

Oct. 17, 2012

CU system news release DENVER – Six University of Colorado faculty members will be named Distinguished Professors, the most prestigious honor for faculty at the university. Each year, the recognition goes to faculty members who demonstrate exemplary performance in research or creative work, a record of excellence in classroom teaching and supervision of individual learning, and outstanding service to the profession, university and its affiliates.Read more »

CU Law Professors Can Comment on Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Case

Oct. 8, 2012

On Oct. 10, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that reconsiders affirmative action in university admissions. In Fisher v. University of Texas, the plaintiff is a white woman who says she was denied admission while less-qualified minority applicants were admitted. When the court last considered the issue in 2003, it re-affirmed that public colleges and universities could consider race as one of many factors in making admissions decisions.Read more »