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Pay it Forward

Every year, David DeCook (ArchEngr ’71) hosts a dinner for new recipients of his architectural engineering scholarship. When he meets them, he likes to issue a challenge. “We want you to try to do the same we’re doing for you,” he tells them. “You’re going to make good bucks, and we want you to try to repay it down the line.”Read more »

Engineering Plus helps students find a 'nontraditional niche'

Undergraduate engineering programs are not known for being flexible. Research shows engineering students get about 2 percent of their degree credit hours to devote to free electives, compared to almost a quarter of credit hours for their non-engineering peers. In 2013, the College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU... Read more »
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Waste Not, Want Not

CU-Boulder engineers aim to turn America’s dirty water into cleaner air, energy for industryRead more »
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The Light Stuff

Computing speed takes a giant leap forward thanks to a new photonics-based microchipRead more »
CU drone in the sky

Dreams for the Sky

CU drones target severe storms to improve tornado forecastsRead more »
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8 finalists chosen for CU's Catalyze student business accelerator in Boulder

Aaron Clauset

Talking network science with Erdos-Renyi Prize winner Aaron Clauset

Aaron Clauset is an assistant professor of computer science and member of the BioFrontiers Institute at CU-Boulder. He recently accepted the 2016 Erdős-Rényi Prize in Network Science, which is an international prize awarded annually to a researcher under 40 who has made fundamental contributions to the advancement of network science... Read more »
Students in the Idea Forge

Students hammer out real-world projects at the Idea Forge

May 23, 2016

Last year the former law library of the Fleming Building was transformed into a new collaborative space designated for students to imagine, design, create and test products and solutions to meet a range of needs. Billed as the Idea Forge, this 22,000-square-foot facility is an innovative engineering facility built to... Read more »
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College bestows 2016 Distinguished Engineering Alumni, Recent Alumni Awards

May 23, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder recognized six outstanding engineering alumni for contributions to their fields and to the university at a banquet April 22. The recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards are: • Frank T. Buzzard of Bryan, Texas; • Paul T. Hamilton of Boulder; • Moriba K... Read more »

Blasting Off: CU-Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science Gains National Recognition

May 23, 2016

Earning a top-flight engineering degree from a nationally recognized school isn’t just for the coasts anymore. The University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science has been named one of the top engineering schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. CU-Boulder’s undergraduate engineering program... Read more »