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Dean Bobby Braun

Episode 1: Bobby Braun

July 21, 2017

For our first episode, we sat down with the new dean of engineering, Bobby Braun to talk about his background but also the first semester on the job here and what the future might look like for the college.Read more »
Strategic Vision

Engineering for Impact: Unveiling a New Strategy for Our College

July 21, 2017

Today we’re announcing our roadmap for the future – and the actions we will take to get there. In my first semester as dean, we completed a community-driven brainstorming process to determine what our goals should be as an institution, and how we reach them. Out of this series of... Read more »
Ground floor of new JSCBB wing.

New Biotech Building Wing Gets Fully Funded

July 17, 2017

Click the image for a behind-the-scenes photo tour of the construction progress. Last month a collective cheer went up from CU Engineering when the Board of Regents approved a new state-of-the-art aerospace engineering building on East Campus. But did you know they gave us a second reason to cheer that... Read more »
Engineering Goldshirt Summer Bridge program

GoldShirt Students Plunge Into Engineering

July 13, 2017

Housed within the BOLD Center, the Engineering GoldShirt program is designed to provide a performance-enhancing year for students who would otherwise be underprepared for engineering study. GoldShirt prepares students for success in a traditional engineering program through a carefully tailored first-year curriculum, development of a strong sense of community, and... Read more »
Two team members discuss construction near a bridge abutment in Swaziland.

When Students Truly Become Engineers

July 6, 2017

I recently returned from spending two weeks on-site with our Bridges to Prosperity team in Bolivia. As a faculty member in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering for nearly 20 years, I’ve talked to many students about how their experiences with groups like Bridges to Prosperity and Engineers... Read more »
Nicolaus Wolfrum

CU Engineering student finds success with online auto parts business

July 3, 2017

I am a 20-year-old student studying mechanical engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. During my first year of college, I quickly learned three things about being a college student: Being a college student is hard Being a college student is time consuming Being a college student is expensive During... Read more »
Woman Forward in Technology Scholarship

Apply Now for Women Forward in Technology Scholarship Program

June 28, 2017

[Editors note: This blog is cross-posted from Medium .] Are you a woman who is an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the US, in a STEM field? If you are, you now have an opportunity to apply for a Women Forward in Technology Scholarship... Read more »
Dave Clough and Chip

Double Up and Honor Dave Clough by June 30

June 27, 2017

Giving is easy. Just visit www.colorado.edu/crowdfunding/clough today.Read more »
#ILookLikeAnEngineer Faiza Sid-Ahmed

Join the #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

June 22, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer What does a CU engineer look like? Let us show you! The College of Engineering and Applied Science, in collaboration with the BOLD Center , is part of the #ILookLikeAnEngineer campaign to showcase the diverse range of people who pursue engineering. Take Faiza Sid-Ahmed, for example. She's a first-generation... Read more »
Dave Clough with members of the AIUS women's basketball team

The Latest: #MyDaveCloughStory

June 22, 2017

Professor Dave Clough, in back, gathers with members of the women's basketball team at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, where he helped develop the engineering curriculum. We’re continuing to say thanks this week to one of the college’s longest-serving faculty members, Professor Dave Clough, as he prepares for retirement... Read more »

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