Denise Fernandes and Shelby McAuliffe in their exhibit

Exhibition digs into complex social issues of fracking

Oct. 28, 2020

Wanting to better understand the contentious and complicated issues surrounding fracking in Colorado, two graduate students have collaborated to present their yearlong research in a visual exhibit.

Person taking a saliva test at CU Boulder

Dorm sewage, vials of saliva and a state-of-the-art new lab: Inside CU’s COVID-19 testing plan

Sept. 11, 2020

With millions of students returning in the fall, college and university administrators across the country faced an unprecedented challenge this summer: Devise a plan for controlling an airborne virus, easily spread by people with no symptoms, in an environment where thousands of socially active young adults live in close quarters.

A JILA-designed ventilator alarm

JILA helps design alarms for ventilators in the COVID-19 pandemic

July 16, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, researchers and engineers have found partnerships in unexpected places.

Tobias Niederwieser and Alexander Hoehn in a BioServe laboratory

Adapting research to social distancing on campus

July 6, 2020

After large portions of CU Boulder shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, you could practically hear a pin drop on campus. But in the aerospace building, an array of space-critical research projects continued.

illustration of person being tested for COVID-19

Documenting fear, anger, grief, humor, love

June 22, 2020

Anthropology graduate students are exploring how we feel in a pandemic, creating a historical archive to document their feelings and categorize themes they see emerging during the coronavirus pandemic.

Boulder Food Rescue trailer

Alumni-run Boulder nonprofit steps up to provide produce during pandemic

June 17, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Boulder Food Rescue is stepping up even more to serve the growing needs of the Boulder County community.

Serene Singh

CU Boulder students, alumni take lead in fight against coronavirus

June 12, 2020

Students and alumni have helped spread awareness about how to maintain a safe environment; raised funds to help support students, staff and faculty; and led efforts to donate and 3D-print personal protective equipment.

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.