Two students with their telerobotic model

Students in Focus: How to control lunar robots from space

Jan. 30, 2018

Humans have already been to the moon, but two engineering undergraduates have their eyes set on helping humans explore the entire solar system with the aid of robotic partners.

Five engineering students who are developing Pulse, an advanced sensory system for the blind

Students in Focus: Increasing mobility for the blind

Oct. 25, 2017

People with vision impairments face a perpetual problem: maneuvering through a world of obstacles and hazards. Meet Good Vibrations, a team of students with a solution.

Layne Jackson Hubbard plays with a young child

Students in Focus: Empowering early childhood development

Oct. 4, 2017

Funded by a National Science Foundation fellowship in human-computer interaction, PhD student Layne Jackson Hubbard has designed playful prototypes to support young children in expressing their ideas.

Max Armstrong performs prosthetic socket fitting

Students in Focus: Affordable prosthetic system could help amputees worldwide

Sept. 12, 2017

Prompted by an eighth grade robotics project, engineering undergraduate student Peter "Max" Armstrong has been working ever since to create an affordable socket for prosthetic limbs.

Graduate student Villiam Klein sets up 360-degree camera to be launched via balloon

Students in Focus: Chasing the moon at 100,000 feet

Sept. 6, 2017

While watching the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse in Jackson, Wyoming, graduate student Viliam Klein filmed the event using a 360-degree camera packed on a high-altitude balloon.

CU Boulder senior Cat Archer outside of her sorority house

Students in Focus: Senior advises first-years to ease into clubs, groups

Aug. 30, 2017

Senior Cat Archer took her time choosing activities to get involved in, which kept her from feeling overwhelmed during her freshman year.

Aaron Johnson rides bicycle on road with motorists

Students in Focus: Biking bad

Aug. 9, 2017

CU Boulder doctoral candidate Aaron Johnson says bicyclists don't break the law at greater frequency than motorists, but when they do, motorists seem to selectively notice.

Chance Lytle

Students in Focus: Balancing voice training with football

Aug. 2, 2017

Having been an athlete for 10 years and a musician for almost as long, sophomore Chance Lytle has learned to balance his two passions, finding serenity in the constant back and forth.

Senior engineering student Susie Gomez-Burgos

Student inspires next generation of engineers

June 21, 2017

When senior engineering student Susie Gomez-Burgos isn't studying, she spends much of her time inspiring children, Latina girls in particular, to become mathematicians and science whizzes.

ATLAS doctoral student Lila Finch with Luminous Science project

Luminous Science: Lending artistic form to scientific function

May 30, 2017

In the lobby of the ATLAS center, a nine-foot illuminated tree sculpture created by PhD student Lila Finch uses colored LEDs to demonstrate the health of a hydroponic garden growing one floor above.