CU-Boulder chemical and biological engineers help fuel economy with 10 entrepreneurial startups

Aug. 15, 2011

Chemical and biological engineering students and faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder have launched several innovative technologies that are fueling Colorado's economy by creating jobs and drawing significant funding to the state, including a $155 million investment in Sundrop Fuels in July.

CU faculty lead $7 million initiative aimed at military vehicle safety

Aug. 11, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder engineering faculty are leading a $7.2 million multidisciplinary research initiative on soil blast modeling and simulation for the U.S. Department of Defense.

Small amount of exercise could protect against memory loss in elderly, CU study suggests

Aug. 9, 2011

A new University of Colorado Boulder study shows that a small amount of physical exercise could profoundly protect the elderly from long-term memory loss that can happen suddenly following infection, illnesses or injury in old age.

U.S. Senate confirms CU Professor Carl Lineberger as member of National Science Board

Aug. 5, 2011

The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professor Carl Lineberger as a member of the National Science Board. He was nominated for the position by President Barack Obama in April.

CU-Boulder faculty, students part of NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter

Aug. 1, 2011

Several University of Colorado Boulder faculty and students are participating in NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter, now slated for launch Aug. 5 from Florida's Kennedy Space Center and which is expected to help steer scientists toward the right recipe for planet-making.

CU Goldwater Scholar spending summer working on RNA project

July 27, 2011

Minh Than, one of the University of Colorado Boulder's three Goldwater Scholarship winners in 2011, is spending his summer working in the lab of Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and CU-Boulder Professor Min Han.

New study details glacier ice loss following ice shelf collapse

July 25, 2011

An international team of researchers has combined data from multiple sources to provide the clearest account yet of how much glacial ice surges into the sea following the collapse of Antarctic ice shelves.

Farthest, largest water mass in universe found, says study involving Caltech, CU-Boulder

July 22, 2011

An international team of astronomers led by the California Institute of Technology and involving the University of Colorado Boulder has discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water ever detected in the universe.

NASA mission to Mars led by CU-Boulder completes major milestone

July 22, 2011

A $670 million NASA orbiting mission to probe the past climate of Mars led by the University of Colorado Boulder reached a major milestone last week when it successfully completed its Mission Critical Design Review by the space agency.

CU economist forecasts slow but positive job growth in Colorado for rest of 2011

July 13, 2011

The Colorado economy will grow at a modest pace throughout the second half of 2011 with slow but positive job growth, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

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