The unfinished interior of the Gaylord Rockies Hotel and Convention Center's "grand lodge."

Summer of Engineering: Morgan Westbrook at Mortenson

Sept. 21, 2017

The unfinished interior of the Gaylord Rockies Hotel and Convention Center's "grand lodge." How did you get the internship? I first spoke with Mortenson Construction at the career fair last fall. Through their interview process, I was chosen to be a construction intern with the Denver Operating Group. I was... Read more »
Photo collage of the winners.

CU Engineering students shine in Women Forward in Technology Scholarships

Sept. 21, 2017

The inaugural Women Forward in Technology Scholarship awards feature a strong showing from the University of Colorado Boulder, with CU Engineering women earning 7 of the 16 scholarship slots. The scholarship program, created by a group of startup companies, seeks to honor exceptional women and grow their ranks in STEM... Read more »
State Tour

Braun Voyage: Engineering State Tour

Sept. 14, 2017

Next week I’m hitting the road, bringing CU Engineering to the farthest reaches of the state. Monday through Friday, I’ll cover more than 800 miles of Colorado with a small team of faculty and staff. We’ll spend time in Durango, Alamosa, Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Longmont to meet with high school and community college students, teachers, and administrators, alumni and other advocates.Read more »
Illustration of a light bulb in a thought bubble.

Dream Big: Submit Your Ideas for Increasing Diversity

Sept. 12, 2017

This summer, our college announced a new strategic vision . One pillar of that vision includes getting more underrepresented groups engaged and excelling in STEM fields. So how do we do this? Well, we want your ideas . Reaching our goal of becoming the first public engineering college with a... Read more »
Steve Nerem

CU Engineering professor appointed to National Academies Committee

Sept. 6, 2017

Steve Nerem is bringing the University of Colorado Boulder aerospace perspective to a wider audience. The 17-year faculty member of Smead Aerospace has been appointed to the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Earth Sciences and Applications from Space (CESAS). The committee is an independent voice that... Read more »
Norm Augustine

"Sooner or later, someone will go to Mars." - Norm Augustine - Ep. 4

Sept. 1, 2017

On CUE sat down with Norm Augustine, former President and CEO of Lockheed Martin, and presidential commission namesake. For more info on Norm: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_R._Augustine . He's also on the Chancellor's Strategic Advisory Council: http://www.colorado.edu/chancellor/norman-augustine . On CUE Podcast Transcript "Sooner or later, someone will go to Mars." - Norm Augustine... Read more »
A Google Doodle created for the 2017 summer solstice.

Summer of Engineering: Audrey Randall at Google

Aug. 31, 2017

Editor’s Note: This post is part of an occasional series about CU Boulder students’ summer experiences in engineering. Tell us about your summer experience at cueng@colorado.edu . Audrey Randall used her computer science knowledge to share creative illustrations like this one with the world as part of the Google Doodles... Read more »
New faculty members group shot

CU Engineering Adds 35+ New Faculty Members

Aug. 31, 2017

As dean, one of the most important and enjoyable parts of my job is inviting new faculty members to join our college, and I’m pleased to announce that we had a strong year in faculty recruitment and hiring. Please join me in welcoming the following new faculty members into our... Read more »
Hull's excimer lamp.

Hometown Water Woes Inspire PhD Student's Research

Aug. 23, 2017

In Natalie Hull’s hometown in rural Kentucky, well water was contaminated by heavy metals from mining, and sewage from pipes emptied into a creek that ran near her house. So it’s not entirely surprising that when it came time to choose a PhD topic, she decided to focus on water... Read more »
Natalie Hull

Seeking Grad Student Mentors

Aug. 22, 2017

The Engineering Graduate Student Mentoring Certificate Program is seeking nominations for graduate mentors as the program enters its second year.Read more »

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