Tom Lemieux speaks with a man inside CU Boulder's EBIO greenhouse.

Pushing Boundaries: CU greenhouse a resource for students and researchers

May 14, 2018

Walk through the Japanese torii gate surrounded by a wildflower garden and step into an ethereal glass building filled with rare and unusual plants and flowers, open twice a year for public tours.

Statue, indigo flowers outside the UMC

Pushing Boundaries: Students express their creativity in UMC Student Arts Program

April 30, 2018

Launched in 2015, the UMC Student Arts Program showcases artwork by CU Boulder graduate students and undergraduates. Two participants discuss their art related to this year's theme "Empower the Future."

RJ Mooney and Torrey Davis at Chautauqua Park with Flatirons in background

Pushing Boundaries: Center of the American West gives interns a home where opportunities roam

April 18, 2018

Through the center, students delve into the American West's vibrant, complex narratives and rich heritage while engaging with leading scholars, writers and civil servants.

Aerospace engineering students with SHAMU whale-scouting drone

Pushing Boundaries: To save the whales, engineering students take to the skies

Feb. 14, 2018

What happens when aerospace engineering students come together with marine biologists to help save sperm whales from harm and potential extinction? The SHAMU whale-scouting drone system.

VeRVE CollisionZ street dance team performing in studio, photo by Ryan Dixon

Pushing Boundaries: Street dance team in sync for spring competition

Jan. 17, 2018

VeRVE strives to build a strong and diverse community to motivate, entertain and bring people together through dance, shining a positive light on street dance and hip-hop and the true meaning behind them.

Giancarlo Bruni and Thomas J. Yao in the Joel Kralj Lab at CU Boulder

Pushing Boundaries: Student researchers aim lasers at bacteria in quest for better antibiotics

Nov. 10, 2017

A new technology developed in the Joel Kralj Lab at CU Boulder is driving the field of bacterial electrophysiology in new directions and enabling researchers to study electrical activity in live bacteria.

Photo of six students who are members of the Volt Vision team

Pushing Boundaries: Students develop eye-activated controller for people of all abilities

Nov. 6, 2017

With the blink of an eye, users of a hands-free device can control an electric wheelchair, operate a drone or lock the front door, regardless of their physical capacities.

Max Robbins, a senior environmental science major from Grand Junction (left) and Thrombin Atwell-Donaghey, a sophomore chemistry major from Boulder tune a bike at the UMC bike station at the University of Colorado Boulder. (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)

Pushing Boundaries: CU Boulder 10th among public schools in sustainability ranking

Oct. 13, 2017

Based on campus data and student feedback on quality of life, career preparation and environmentally responsible practices, CU Boulder is a top "green" school, according to The Princeton Review.

Steven Dourmashkin and Jack FitzGerrell play Specdrums

Pushing Boundaries: Specdrum rings let you turn any color, any surface into sound

May 15, 2017

A student team developed an app-connected ring that turns colors into sounds or musical notes. By tapping a ring worn on your finger, you can make music anyplace, anytime.

Cam Connor works on his laptop

Pushing Boundaries: Students create app for buying, selling tickets to local events

May 9, 2017

Student duo creates app that lets users buy or sell tickets to local sporting events, concerts or CU Boulder club activities. BeLive facilitates person-to-person communication without charging a transaction fee.