Carson Bruns holds up CU stencil and tech tattoo on pig skin

Tattoos go high-tech

Color-changing tattoos? Nanotechnology research at CU Boulder could lead to new ways in the future to protect against skin cancer or simply increase the ‘wow’ factor of body art.

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6 startup teams to advance to New Venture Challenge championships April 3

March 28, 2019

In an event that’s open to the public, CU Boulder teams will vie for up to $200,000 in funding at the 11th New Venture Challenge, campus’s premier entrepreneurial startup competition.

Tom Heinbockel demonstrating using a Power Breathe device

Novel 5-minute workout improves blood pressure, may boost your brain

Feb. 25, 2019

Could working out five minutes a day, without lifting a single weight or jogging a single step, reduce your heart attack risk, help you think more clearly and boost your sports performance? Preliminary evidence suggests yes.

A large audience of people sit at tables during Destination Startup.

Colorado university spinoffs showcased technologies, built relationships at Destination Startup

Feb. 14, 2019

Colorado’s innovation ecosystem was represented in full force at the state’s first-ever Destination Startup showcase on Feb. 1. The event included out-of-state and local investors.

CU Boulder affiliates perform at Carnegie Hall

A New York minute: CU at Carnegie Hall

Eleven College of Music alumni, faculty and students traveled to New York in November to showcase their talents and gain invaluable experience in one of the most celebrated music venues in the world.

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Pushing entrepreneurs to excellence for 10 years

New Venture Challenge encourages entrepreneurship, unites campus with resources and mentorship in Boulder and inspires participants to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.

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Student startup Statehill snapped up by Politico

Student-developed startup Statehill was acquired by Politico Europe just months after being a finalist in CU Boulder’s New Venture Challenge 10.

Young student raises hand in classroom

‘Grow your own’ teacher programs address shortage in rural districts

CU Boulder’s School of Education is helping rural school districts attract and retain new teachers by partnering with schools and organizations dedicated to the same goals.

Lori Peek

$3M center to support rapid-response research of natural disasters

Dec. 27, 2018

The National Science Foundation has granted CU Boulder $3 million to develop a new center that will bring together social scientists, natural scientists and engineers to conduct rapid-response research of natural hazards.

Senior Kenzy O'Neill makes an adjustment to his team's safecracking robot.

Safecracking class teaches engineering skills, ethical hacking

Dec. 17, 2018

Students in a new class offered by the ATLAS Institute are stretching their technological and design skills by taking on a challenge straight from a heist movie.

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