Incoming engineering students posing with their Search and Rescue Assistants

Incoming engineering scholars complete summer bridge program

Aug. 8, 2018

On July 20 th , 78 incoming engineering students from the ASPIRE and GoldShirt scholarship programs completed a two-week intensive summer bridge program hosted by the BOLD Center. ASPIRE (Achieving Success, Persistence, Interest, and Retention in Engineering) is a scholarship program for incoming first-year and pre-engineering students who are underrepresented...

Two Girls Inc. Eureka! students in the midst of testing their water filters

Girls Inc. Eureka! students design small scale water filters

July 26, 2018

Earlier this summer, the BOLD Center hosted 30 female high school students from the Denver-Metro area in partnership with the Girls Inc. Eureka! Program. Through their participation in this program, these girls had been exposed to the prospect of higher education and STEM careers—meaning they came well-prepared with questions regarding...

Students crowd around as they wait for the judging results of their bridges.

Roaring Fork students draw on experience to engineer bridges

June 29, 2018

A group of 100 rising high school juniors from the Roaring Fork Pre-Collegiate Program were able to bridge what they knew about engineering to real experiences and answers at The BOLD Center last week. CU Boulder started the Pre-Collegiate Development Program for first generation middle and high school students in...


I'm an artist who found a canvas in engineering — Dana Stamo

June 27, 2018

On CUE sits down with Dana Stamo. Dana is a fifth year chemical biological engineering student who is currently taking graduate classes and doing research with Professor Chatterjee. Dana is a recipient of the Chancellor's scholarship and a BOLD scholarship from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. She is...

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Abraham Lincoln High School students undertake water filtration challenge

June 18, 2018

Last week, the BOLD Center hosted a group of Abraham Lincoln High School students who were participants of the College Track Program . Introduced to the school in 2016, College Track supports students from underserved communities in several states and remains involved until they complete their college degrees. As an...


Girls' Inc. Eureka! participants tackle engineering challenges

June 13, 2018

Last week Engineering’s BOLD Center hosted 30 female middle school students from the Denver-Metro area in partnership with Girls Inc. and PCL Construction . Girls Inc. started the Eureka! program for middle and high school students which allows them to have various hands on experiences in STEM coupled with annual...


CoNECD names The BOLD Center Program of the Year

May 2, 2018

Professor Tanya Ennis, Rosa Cabrera, Phil Courey and Jenna Greenwood accept Program of the Year award on behalf of The BOLD Center

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CU Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Marco Campos

Sept. 15, 2017

Marco Campos, 1998 graduate of the College, is an active supporter of programs that encourage women and underrepresented minorities in engineering. Founder of Campos EPC, which provides services for the oil and gas industry, his Campos EPC Foundation supports BOLD by providing internships, scholarships, and by funding the annual Campos...


Sept. 8, 2017

The BOLD Center, in collaboration with the College of Engineering, has joined the #ILookLikeAnEngineer campaign. We have featured several BOLD students this summer already and we will be showcasing a new student each week throughout the academic year! We would love to have faculty, friends, and alumni involved so join...

GoldShirt Summer Bridge a resounding success!

Sept. 8, 2017

Our 2017 Engineering GoldShirt Summer Bridge Program ran from Friday, July 7 through Friday, July 21 and we welcomed 43 new students in Cohort 9! We kicked off the program with an assessment day and a challenge, and a team building course at Gold Hill Ranch. For some of the...