Kristine Fischenich working on lab equipment

Former athlete is working to understand effects of soft tissue injuries

April 13, 2020

Postdoctoral research associate Kristine Fischenich wants to design therapeutic alternatives for the type of injuries she experienced when she was a young athlete.

Graduate Liaison Program group

Student liaisons get the word out on Graduate School offerings

Feb. 13, 2020

Liaisons serve as the primary contact for communicating with other graduate students in their representative areas. The liaisons share information about Graduate School events and initiatives, as well as gather ideas from peers about services that would be helpful.

Michelle Galetti stands among students in the UMC.

Student’s hearing loss inspires research on music jacket that lets her feel the beat

Feb. 4, 2020

Student Michelle Galetti considered leaving school after hearing loss. Instead, she continued her studies and developed a product that would give deaf people an experience of music.

Student with service dog in a lab coat and goggles

Xenna the service dog helps Navy vet do laboratory research

Dec. 10, 2019

For the first time at CU Boulder, a service dog is enabling a wounded military veteran to pursue his dream of hands-on research in neuroscience, paving the way for greater accessibility in laboratory research.

Graduate student Julie Larson and undergraduate Emily Koke in grass

Pushing Boundaries: USDA fellowship funds study of Front Range grasslands

Sept. 16, 2019

To understand how to keep rangeland ecosystems working in the face of climate uncertainty, graduate student Julie Larson is studying how grassland vegetation responds to rainfall and grazing manipulations.

Jasmine Colgan, artist with vitiligo, poses for photo

Pushing Boundaries: As artist’s skin turns white, her art ruminates on the meaning

June 10, 2019

Diagnosed with vitiligo, student artist Jasmine Colgan says, “I am not a woman of color, but a woman of colors…My skin, which is both black and white, is a literalization of this fact of my existence.”

Juliet Gopinath

Pushing Boundaries: CUbit initiative director eager to build bridges

May 31, 2019

Bringing together engineering and science to help reinforce CU Boulder as a major hub in quantum, Associate Director Juliet Gopinath says she is energized by the potential of this cross-campus project.

Instructor Martha Russo and student Sam Jones pose for a photo in the Regent underpass

Pushing Boundaries: An out-of-this-world art project

April 16, 2019

The SpaceTime Underpass, a permanent public art installation inside the Regent pedestrian underpass, pays homage to the significant contributions CU Boulder has made to space exploration.

Elspeth Schulze adjusting the wire cage on the granite pile. A collage of vintage postcards of a volcano is on the wall.

Pushing Boundaries: For open studios, student artists draw wide inspiration

April 10, 2019

Elspeth Schulze, Haley Takahashi and Thomas Yi tell their stories of becoming artists. Plus, check out their artwork in the Emerging Artists Open Studios on April 12 at the Visual Arts Complex.

Bhavna Chhabra at Google in Boulder

Pushing Boundaries: From humble roots to Google role model

April 3, 2019

On her journey toward independence, first-generation student Bhavna Chhabra found the courage to believe in herself and discovered a world of opportunities; 25 years later she’s a director at Google.