Madalyn Kern stands in the Idea Forge with a prosthetic leg

Alumni in Focus: Adjustable prosthesis offers mobility to the masses

Nov. 21, 2017

As an amputee's residual limb inevitably changes shape, the prosthetic leg socket will no longer fit, becoming nearly useless. Enter CU Boulder mechanical engineering PhD graduate Madalyn Kern.Read more »
Leslie Leinwand

Faculty in Focus: American Heart Association recognizes distinguished professor's work

Nov. 17, 2017

The use of fats from python hearts on mammals and the cardiovascular differences between females and males are at the core of the acclaimed research by Professor Leslie Leinwand.Read more »
Students walk across campus

Healthy Buffs: Developing a positive body image

Nov. 15, 2017

Let's delve into the many factors that can influence body image, how it manifests in day-to-day life and six things you can do right now to foster a positive body image.Read more »
Stock photo from Bonfils Blood Drive on campus

10 things to do this week: Nov. 13 edition

Nov. 13, 2017

This week brings the fall blood drive, men's basketball game vs. Denver, the last Crafternoon of the semester, "Justice League" screening, Fall Feast to Fight Hunger and more.Read more »
Theater professor Beth Osnes

Faculty in Focus: Praxis makes perfect

Nov. 13, 2017

Beth Osnes, associate professor of theater, approaches engaged scholarship by putting theory into practice (praxis) among communities, a topic she'll discuss Nov. 16.Read more »
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.Read more »

Healthy Buffs: Let's talk about STI testing

Nov. 8, 2017

When we talk about sexual health, many of us get a little uncomfortable. But why? We aren't afraid to talk about getting the flu virus or strep throat. Learn more.Read more »
New students dance at the annual CU Carnivale

10 things to do this week: Nov. 6 edition

Nov. 6, 2017

This week brings a performance highlighting life as a Latina immigrant, a screening of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation's new documentary, a night focused on DACA, the Veterans Day Ceremony and more.Read more »
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.Read more »
Philosophy professor Robert Pasnau teaching freshman seminar class Why Be Moral

Exploring Student Affairs: Resources to create an inclusive learning environment

Nov. 6, 2017

Ensuring an inclusive learning environment is critical for student success and engagement. Check out the variety of resources and trainings offered by Student Affairs throughout the year.Read more »