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.

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.

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.

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.


3 winning proposals expand Grand Challenge portfolio

Sept. 19, 2017

Joining the cross-campus challenge are a space weather initiative, a studio project combining art and scientific research, and a project involving groundbreaking utilization of CubeSats to collect magnetic field data.

AR soccer ball

Augmented reality app animates local park sculptures

Sept. 18, 2017

A new augmented reality app designed by CU Boulder scientists brings sculptures to life at Lafayette's Geometry Point and at home. Watch the video.

Ricarose Roque works at a computer with young students.

Faculty in Focus: Engaging families through creative technologies

Sept. 15, 2017

Ricarose Roque's research explores how to design inclusive learning experiences that enable young people to create and express themselves with new technologies and media.

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.

Student attends class via Kubi device

Innovation grant winners share updates; next round of funding on the horizon

Sept. 8, 2017

Ten winning teams recently shared campus innovation grant triumphs and challenges they've experienced thus far. The deadline for the next round of proposals is Sept. 15.

A member pitches to a crowd at a New Venture Challenge event.

Celebrating year No. 10, New Venture Challenge to kick off Sept. 20

Sept. 7, 2017

Perhaps you've dreamed up an inventive solution to a problem, or are just curious about teaming up on a project in the making. Students, faculty and staff are invited to this season's NVC opener.