Student reads with a child

Students in Focus: Literacy program helps teachers and students, prof says

Feb. 12, 2019

In the Literacy Practicum program, CU Boulder students go into the community to work with students and adults on reading, writing and other skills, while gaining valuable experience themselves.

Homeless woman poses for a photo on Pearl Street

Students in Focus: Telling stories of Boulder’s ‘Forgotten Neighbors’

Feb. 8, 2019

Keegan McNamara, a CU Boulder mathematics student, intends to give a voice to Boulder’s homeless as part of a storytelling project that has garnered thousands of followers on social media.

MMS operations center

Students in Focus: When deep space calls, students answer

Feb. 6, 2019

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) offers students an opportunity they can't get at any other university: the chance to commune with spacecraft orbiting hundreds of miles from Earth.

Student examines ancient coin under a magnifying glass

Students in Focus: Collaborating on new Roman coin exhibit

Feb. 5, 2019

In ancient Rome, coins were not just payment but a form of communication and art. Diane Conlin’s students are inserting their fresh perspective into the CU Art Museum exhibit, opening in April.

Typeset poem

Students in Focus: Making rhyme and reason of the periodic table

Dec. 14, 2018

In ‘Poetic Table of the Elements,’ students of Danny Long combine art and science, old and new, with a project in which they compose, typeset and hand-print 118 poems.

Serene Singh in front of Varsity Lake on campus

Colorado's finest: Meet CU's first female Rhodes Scholar

Dec. 10, 2018

Colorado Springs native Serene Singh, a CU Boulder senior in political science and journalism, will begin her studies at Oxford University next fall.

EducationUSA Academy group at the Broadway pedestrian underpass on campus

Students in Focus: EducationUSA Academy leads Argentinian to enroll at CU

Oct. 17, 2018

Michaela Bara hit the ground running at CU Boulder, having learned about the education system and college life in the U.S. through a college-bound program she had done on campus.

Behruzkhon Rashidov, President and founder of the CU Boulder Racing Team, works in the Idea Forge Machine shop.

Students in Focus: From rendering to race track

Oct. 10, 2018

The CU Boulder Racing Team has spent the past year conceptualizing and designing a race car to compete in the largest engineering competition in the U.S. Now they just have to build it.

Technical coordinator for women’s volleyball at CU Boulder Eduardo Fiallos

Students in Focus: Volleyball tech guy setting for success with master's

Oct. 1, 2018

Embarking on a master's in education, Eduardo Fiallos is developing a more formal, rigorous research and methods approach to training and competition as the technical coordinator for CU women's volleyball.

Boulder Food Rescue bike

Students in Focus: Worried by waste, CU grad founded Boulder Food Rescue

Sept. 14, 2018

To date, the nonprofit Boulder Food Rescue has delivered more than 2.4 million pounds of soon-to-be wasted food, primarily fruits and vegetables, directly to people's doorsteps.

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