Giovanni Hernandez

First-generation student paves own road at CU Boulder

Aug. 23, 2021

Like many college students, Giovanni Hernandez has a lot on his plate. He’s excelling in challenging engineering coursework as a civil engineering major, with an emphasis in construction engineering and management, and maintaining a 4.0 GPA.

Holly Hunter playing against Air Force

Hearing not a loss for Holly Hunter

Aug. 23, 2021

Growing up in Southern California, Holly Hunter faced her share of naysayers. Hunter, who was born 100 percent deaf in both ears, was told by some she wasn't going to be able to keep up in school. But those doubters just served as fuel.

A photo showing part of Taylor Passios' honors thesis installation

Student examines hypochodria loop as part of honors thesis

Aug. 16, 2021

For her honors thesis, media production major Taylor Passios turned her apartment into an immersive exhibit to illuminate the role of online information overload in COVID-19-related hypochondria.

Morgan Klaus Scheuerman

What’s in Morgan Klaus Scheuerman’s phone?

Aug. 6, 2021

A doctoral student and Microsoft research fellow, Scheuerman has worked with companies such as Facebook and Google to spot social issues within technology design, such as how race and gender are represented.

The Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

PhD student, professor win major inclusivity fellowship

Aug. 3, 2021

Briana Aboulache and Karolin Luger won the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam fellowship, which looks to build a more inclusive scientific environment.

Kelly Zepelin

PhD candidate studying wild food honored for 'innovative' work

July 28, 2021

CU Boulder’s Kelly Zepelin won the David M. Schneider Award from the American Anthropological Association.

Melissa Villarreal

Personal experience fuels student’s research on disaster recovery

July 8, 2021

Melissa Villarreal, a doctoral student in sociology, won a grant from the American Sociological Association for her work with housing recovery among Houston-area immigrants.

Claire McCollough

Leeds student finishes 5th in global analytics competition

June 1, 2021

Claire McCollough, a future forensic accountant, held her own against seasoned data scientists and analytics officers at an Alteryx competition.

Ricardo Reyes takes air quality measurements from the back of a classroom filled with kids

Better air quality in some Colorado schools will last long after the pandemic

June 1, 2021

Kids around Colorado are kicking back for summer vacation. But one team of engineers is working to make sure when children come back to school in the fall, the air they breathe will be cleaner and healthier.

The 2021 CU Boulder Solar District Cup competition team

Engineering students win 1st place in national Solar District Cup contest

May 21, 2021

An interdisciplinary team of CU Boulder engineering students has aced the 2021 Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition.

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