CU Boulder alum and engineer Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan aims to revolutionize local transportation in India. In 2014, as a sophomore, she designed and developed a hybrid conversion kit for rickshaws that would benefit the environment and rickshaw drivers alike.
It takes a lot of year-round work to make the university run, and while our halls may be quieter and the parking lots a bit emptier, our work at CU Boulder certainly doesn’t go away when we’re not in full academic session.
CU alumni, faculty and affiliates have been winning Pulitzer prizes for at least 71 years. The tradition appears to have started in 1945, when Denver native Mary Coyle Chase won the drama prize for "Harvey," a comic play about a genial alcoholic and his six-foot-plus rabbit.
Iconic physics professor Albert A. Bartlett helped preserve the city he called home, and now Boulder City Council has moved to preserve his longtime home. The house, built in 1917, has been designated as an historic landmark.