Sidney D’Mello

New podcast episode considers artificial intelligence in education

April 29, 2021

In this episode of Buff Innovator Insights, Sidney D’Mello shares how his unique combination of education and research experiences led to his leading-edge work reimagining the role of artificial intelligence in the classroom.

A robot that monitors lightning conditions for wind turbines

Explore the mechanical engineering projects showcase

April 27, 2021

Showcase Week celebrates the hard work and many achievements of over 200 students as they close out their undergraduate careers. Since August 2020, these students have been working through the design process from start to finish and have engineered solutions to real-world problems.

Jennifer Ho

New podcast episode explores issues of race, intersectionality

April 20, 2021

The latest episode of Buff Innovator Insights introduces you to Jennifer Ho, whose research, scholarship and teaching address some of the most challenging issues facing the world today. Listen in to hear from an expert on issues of race and intersectionality.

Evan Thomas

Podcast: How to tackle global poverty

April 15, 2021

This week's Buff Innovator Insights podcast features Evan Thomas, who is working with partners around the world to expand access to safe water, sanitation, energy, food, shelter and infrastructure.

Model of an atom

Researchers unlock the proton’s asymmetrical secrets

April 13, 2021

Symmetry is all around us. And yet, protons—the tiny, positively charged particles at the center of every atom—are curiously asymmetrical, a fact that has long intrigued scientists. Researchers are exploring further.

Students sit on the house

A house run on the sun: How a team of CU students SPARC-ed advances for modern mountain housing

April 12, 2021

A modest new house in Fraser, Colorado—considered the coldest town in the lower-48—is no ordinary home. With it, a team of Buffs will compete this week in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon for the first time since 2007.

Sona Dimidjian

Buff Innovator Insights podcast: Sona Dimidjian on helping the young thrive

April 8, 2021

Hear how Sona Dimidjian, director of the Renée Crown Wellness Institute, is using the lessons of her life and early career to lead research, programs and courses to help ensure every young person has the opportunity to thrive, and more.

Sampling station and manhole

Not a moment to waste: How a resource beneath our campus has been key during COVID-19

April 1, 2021

A dedicated team of faculty, staff and students has been working around the clock since the start of the fall semester to monitor the virus that causes COVID-19 in our campus wastewater. It's been critical to keeping campus safe during this pandemic, and systems like it could even help us catch the next one.

Lori Peek

Buff Innovator Insights podcast: New episode features Lori Peek

March 31, 2021

Hear about Lori Peek's formative years in small-town Kansas, her love for teaching and mentoring and how her research is helping us learn from disasters like Hurricane Katrina and the COVID-19 pandemic. Peek is a professor, faculty associate at the Institute of Behavioral Science and the director of the Natural Hazards Center.

The CU Boulder Hyperloop team

CU Hyperloop team 'digs in' for chance at victory

March 31, 2021

The CU Boulder Hyperloop team is one of only a dozen finalists for The Boring Company’s Not-A-Boring Competition, rubbing shoulders with the likes of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich.