CU-Boulder chemical and biological engineers help fuel economy with 10 entrepreneurial startups

Aug. 15, 2011

Chemical and biological engineering students and faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder have launched several innovative technologies that are fueling Colorado's economy by creating jobs and drawing significant funding to the state, including a $155 million investment in Sundrop Fuels in July.

CU faculty lead $7 million initiative aimed at military vehicle safety

Aug. 11, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder engineering faculty are leading a $7.2 million multidisciplinary research initiative on soil blast modeling and simulation for the U.S. Department of Defense.

City and CU welcome students during back-to-school 'walkabouts'

Aug. 10, 2011

Student leaders will join the city of Boulder and University of Colorado Boulder officials next week to welcome students to the community and provide information on being good neighbors. "Walkabout" teams will be in the University Hill, Goss Grove and portions of Martin Acres neighborhoods.

New CU students begin moving in and Williams Village North opens Aug. 16

Aug. 10, 2011

Volunteers from a variety of campus groups will be available to help new students move their belongings into University of Colorado Boulder residence halls Aug. 16 and Aug. 18 as New Student Move-In begins next week.

Small amount of exercise could protect against memory loss in elderly, CU study suggests

Aug. 9, 2011

A new University of Colorado Boulder study shows that a small amount of physical exercise could profoundly protect the elderly from long-term memory loss that can happen suddenly following infection, illnesses or injury in old age.

U.S. Senate confirms CU Professor Carl Lineberger as member of National Science Board

Aug. 5, 2011

The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Professor Carl Lineberger as a member of the National Science Board. He was nominated for the position by President Barack Obama in April.

CU-Boulder faculty, students part of NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter

Aug. 1, 2011

Several University of Colorado Boulder faculty and students are participating in NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter, now slated for launch Aug. 5 from Florida's Kennedy Space Center and which is expected to help steer scientists toward the right recipe for planet-making.

Farthest, largest water mass in universe found, says study involving Caltech, CU-Boulder

July 22, 2011

An international team of astronomers led by the California Institute of Technology and involving the University of Colorado Boulder has discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water ever detected in the universe.

NASA mission to Mars led by CU-Boulder completes major milestone

July 22, 2011

A $670 million NASA orbiting mission to probe the past climate of Mars led by the University of Colorado Boulder reached a major milestone last week when it successfully completed its Mission Critical Design Review by the space agency.

Latino teens key for campaigns reaching out to immigrant families, CU study finds

July 12, 2011

Latino adolescents who share knowledge from the classroom, new media and information technology among immigrant families function as "civic information leaders," a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder shows.

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