A Zoom class set up by CU Boulder dance graduate students

Dance grad students keep kids moving with virtual classes

April 9, 2021

When local students began learning remotely because of COVID-19, graduate students in the Department of Theatre & Dance partnered with Boulder Valley School District to help keep kids with a range of learning needs moving and engaged.

Evan Kirk and Claire Meyer demonstrate how thermal testing for the PortaVax device is set up. (Photo submitted)

Engineering students invent device for delivering COVID-19 vaccines to rural areas

April 9, 2021

Meet PortaVax, a portable vaccine carrier that can keep up to 250 vaccine doses cold for several days using insulation and dry ice. Students are still testing the device and tweaking its design, but they say early results are promising.

Flowers line a fence surrounding the parking lot where 10 adults, including a police officer, were shot by a lone gunman at the King Soopers at 3600 Table Mesa Dr. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Processing and remembering with music

April 9, 2021

CU Boulder music student Josh Sweeney has turned to music in the wake of the Boulder tragedy, including recording his own arrangment of Samuel Barber’s famously moving “Adagio for Strings.”

Students release biodegradable balloons as part of class project

Meet Hunter Sherraden, student-employee of the year

March 30, 2021

Read more about Hunter Sherraden, student-employee of the year, and the other 2020–21 nominees.

Imig Music Building

Striving for change, equitable learning

March 25, 2021

Asha Romeo, a junior voice performance major at the College of Music, is a leading voice in the Diverse Musician's Alliance and a driver of change in the musical community.

Raul Dominguez

Pandemic workaround: Choral Conductors Colloquium

March 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic blindsided not only arts organizations and presenters, but also arts education and mentorship. Fortunately, doctoral student Raul Dominguez knew just what to do.

People gathering water in urban Africa

Student explores assumptions in financing for urban water utilities in low-income countries

Feb. 16, 2021

Anna Libey, a doctoral student in environmental engineering at CU Boulder, is the lead author on a new paper that compares utilities around the world and advocates for more subsidization in utility operations to provide clean water.

Morgan Klaus Scheuerman

How computers see us: Doctoral student working to curb discrimination by artificial intelligence

Feb. 15, 2021

Facial recognition technology is now embedded in everything from our phones and computers to surveillance systems at the mall and airport. But it tends to misidentify certain populations and can be used to discriminate. Microsoft Research Fellow Morgan Klaus Scheuerman wants to change that.

Bertha Bermúdez Tapia

Doctoral student documents border cities ‘torn apart’

Feb. 9, 2021

Through a visual art project, Bertha Bermúdez Tapia on the United States-Mexican border is shining a light on the effects of COVID-19 and restrictive immigration policies.

Kate Lanter and her son in her home office

Adding an MBA to a full plate, student adjusts to world of change

Jan. 15, 2021

For graduate student Kate Lanter, 2020 was a busy year. She is one semester away from completing the two-year evening MBA program at the Leeds School of Business. She works full time. And in August she gave birth to her second son.