Lianne Brito

Cuba to Colorado: Doctoral student studying earthquakes to build better world

Dec. 2, 2021

For Lianne Brito, "resiliency" is her personal watchword. Overcoming obstacles has been a way of life, from growing up in Cuba to her journey as a doctoral candidate in geotechnical earthquake engineering.

Kristen Sim and her family

First Teacher Leadership graduate gains master’s degree, network of colleagues far and wide

Oct. 19, 2021

Kristen Sim started the Teacher Leadership program thinking she might get a master’s degree over time. Fast forward one year, one pandemic, six self-paced online courses, three capstones and a network of new colleagues, and Sim is now the program's first graduate.

Jenna Whiteplume

First student benefits from Colorado American Indian tuition law

Oct. 10, 2021

Jenna Whiteplume is the first CU Boulder student benefitting from the Colorado American Indian Tribes In-state Tuition law. Colorado passed Senate Bill 29 earlier this year, granting in-state tuition to members of American Indian tribes with historical ties to Colorado.

CMCI students en route to an interview

News Engagement Day: Reimagining what it means to consume news in a healthy, sustainable way

Oct. 5, 2021

Journalism student Lauren Irwin and alumna Tayler Shaw discuss News Engagement Day, a day that encourages news engagement while also promoting an understanding of the principles of journalism.

CU Hyperloop team members stand in a hole during the competition

Students break new ground in Hyperloop challenge

Sept. 27, 2021

In September, engineering students traveled to the desert outside of Las Vegas to put their design for a boring machine, part mole and part robot, to the test.

Electronics light up on a dog-like robot

CU Boulder team takes home $500,000 in international underground robotics competition

Sept. 24, 2021

During this four-day event, CU Boulder's team MARBLE sent two rolling and two dog-like robots into an underground maze to seek out "artifacts" like lost cell phones, helmets and even gas leaks.

Jared Lewis working in the COSINC facility (Photo provided)

Undergraduate gains valuable skills as student lab assistant

Sept. 15, 2021

Jared Lewis, a junior in mechanical engineering, has pursued opportunities that he might not have otherwise come across as an undergraduate were it not for his position with the Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization facility.

Pablo Beltran

Jazz doctoral student exemplifies personal resilience, professional determination

Sept. 15, 2021

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, the College of Music shares an inspirational story about the personal resilience and professional determination of doctoral student and tenor saxophonist Pablo Beltran.

NEST Studio for the Arts

NEST mural quest takes public art to new level

Sept. 9, 2021

Seven science-inspired, larger-than-life artworks are welcoming students, staff and faculty back to campus this fall. Take and share photos of them through Oct. 10 for a chance to win a $50 gift card at the CU Boulder Bookstore.

Participants in the Colorado Science and Engineering Policy Fellowship program

Students combine science, policy in summer fellowship program

Sept. 3, 2021

Six students from CU Boulder got a peek at the policymaking process this summer as participants in the Colorado Science and Engineering Policy Fellowship program.