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.

Ana Bogusky poses with her unCover magazine handbook

Pushing Boundaries: Student’s fashion blog, magazine add sustainability to style

March 4, 2019

Graduate student Ana Bogusky’s passion for fashion inspired her to launch a style blog and magazine-like handbook that create awareness for shopping locally and ethically.

Students pose for photo in recycling bins at Vail Resorts

Pushing Boundaries: Vail Resorts aims for zero waste with help from Masters of Environment students

Feb. 15, 2019

Three CU Boulder students in the Masters of the Environment graduate program teamed up with Vail Resorts Inc. to help the industry leader reach its commitment to send no waste to the landfill by 2030.

Mentor and mentee Stuart Wygant and Luke Roberson

Pushing Boundaries: ROTC cadets become ‘Army Strong’ with help from mentors

Dec. 19, 2018

The Golden Buffalo Battalion Army ROTC mentorship program provides freshman and sophomore cadets with leadership opportunities to learn from junior and senior cadets.