CU-Boulder faculty member John Wahr elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 1, 2012

University of Colorado Boulder Professor John Wahr of the physics department has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a top honor recognizing scientists and engineers for their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

FACT SHEET: The University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office

April 25, 2012

The University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office, or TTO, pursues, protects, packages and licenses to business the intellectual property generated from research at CU. The TTO provides assistance to faculty, staff and students, as well as to businesses looking to license or invest in CU technology.

FACT SHEET: Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

April 25, 2012

The Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building is a 336,800-square-foot research and teaching facility at the University of Colorado Boulder. The building is located at 3415 Colorado Ave. on CU-Boulder’s East Campus and was designed to facilitate collaborations between scientists and students from multiple disciplines to address critical challenges in the biosciences through collaborative research and teaching.

Two CU student teams among top winners in international math modeling competition

April 25, 2012

Two University of Colorado Boulder undergraduate student teams have been named among the 10 top winners from a field of 3,697 teams that entered the international Mathematical Contest in Modeling. Results of the 2012 contest were announced this month by the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications. The contest took place at the students’ home institutions Feb. 9-13.

CU student inventions to be demonstrated at April 28 Engineering Design Expo

April 25, 2012

Student-built devices ranging from innovative new products to adaptive technology for people with disabilities will be among more than 60 student inventions showcased at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Engineering Design Expo on Saturday, April 28. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory on Regent Drive south of Colorado Avenue. Projects will be exhibited both indoors and outdoors on the Herbst Plaza.

New CU-Boulder facility to be used to tackle challenges ranging from cancer and tissue engineering to new biofuels

April 24, 2012

A revolutionary research and teaching facility opening at the University of Colorado Boulder will facilitate work on a wide swath of pressing societal challenges ranging from biomedical issues like cancer, heart disease and tissue engineering to the development of new biofuels.

New CU-NOAA monitoring system clarifies murky atmospheric CO2 questions

April 19, 2012

A University of Colorado Boulder-led team has developed a new monitoring system to analyze and compare emissions from man-made fossil fuels and trace gases in the atmosphere, a technique that likely could be used to monitor the effectiveness of measures regulating greenhouse gases.

CU-Boulder wins International Venture Capital Investment Competition

April 19, 2012

Leeds School of Business news release A graduate team from the University of Colorado Boulder has won the 15th International Venture Capital Investment Competition, or VCIC, the premiere educational event for venture capital and entrepreneurship.

CU research shows warming climate threatens ecology at mountain research site west of Boulder

April 18, 2012

A series of papers published this month on ecological changes at 26 global research sites -- including one administered by the University of Colorado Boulder in the high mountains west of the city -- indicates that ecosystems dependent on seasonal snow and ice are the most sensitive to changes in climate.

Committee proposes new CU College of Media, Design and the Arts and companion institute

April 17, 2012

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today formally accepted a report by the Information, Communication, Journalism, Media and Technology (ICJMT) Steering Committee that proposes the creation of a new College of Media, Design and the Arts at CU-Boulder and a companion interdisciplinary institute. The report is available at http://academicaffairs.colorado.edu/academicreview .

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