Lab

Proposal for shared equipment, labs tops recent Short Experiment Competition

Nov. 21, 2017

An interdisciplinary team has won Kelly Fox's Short Experiment Competition, a contest that aims to give life to innovative solutions or unmet opportunities on campus.Read more »
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 »
Former Barack Obama science advisor John Holdren, left, with engineering Dean Bobby Braun at a public event on campus Nov 16

Former Obama science advisor continues to push for research, innovation

Nov. 17, 2017

Research plays a huge role in the economic well-being of our nation, said John Holdren, President Barack Obama's science advisor for eight years, who spoke on campus Nov. 16.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 »
MINE

Photos, video: Lightbulb moment leads to rolling exhibition space

Oct. 30, 2017

Undergraduate students created the Mobile Interdisciplinary Networking Exhibition as a participatory platform for communities and institutional information centers, with support from UROP.Read more »
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.Read more »
Students collaborate at the Idea Forge

Start your innovation journey with a week's worth of campus events

Oct. 16, 2017

Join CU Boulder's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative for a week of events Oct. 16-20, including entrepreneurship and innovation fairs, workshops and pitch sessions.Read more »
PhET program being used in Cambodia

CU Boulder's PhET recognized for innovation in STEM education

Sept. 26, 2017

PhET Interactive Simulations is one of six winners of the WISE Award, recognizing innovative educational projects that address challenges and bring transformative societal change.Read more »
Undergraduates Andrew Pfefer, Anastasia Muszynski and Dawson Beatty

Art of origami leads to lightbulb moment

Sept. 25, 2017

In prototyping a reusable crew module for space flight, a group of undergraduates found inspiration in origami, and received support from the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program.Read more »
Village Center Dining and Community Commons west dining hall

CU Boulder gets top honor for food service technology

Sept. 22, 2017

Restaurant Business magazine recently named Campus Dining Services Tech Accelerator of the Year for its outstanding use of technology innovation in the food service industry.Read more »

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