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Emma Andreasen: The road to Outstanding Undergraduate

Dec. 2, 2022

Raised in a small rural town with limited exposure to computing, Emma Andreasen has achieved remarkable recognition as the recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Undergraduate of the College of Engineering and Applied Science award.

Team members and sponsors at the construction site.

CU Boulder students break ground for international Solar Decathlon

Oct. 28, 2022

CU Boulder’s Solar Decathlon team, in partnership with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity, has broken ground on a net-zero energy home that is part of the...

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Boulder climate organization showcases Solar Decathlon Team

July 19, 2022

Mission Zero is highlighting the work of the University of Colorado Boulder Solar Decathlon team. The student team is preparing to build an affordable, energy-efficient home as part of a U.S. Department of Energy college competition. Mission Zero, a Boulder-based climate advocacy group that works with CU Boulder students, has...

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Q&A with Joelle Westcott: Celebrating ethical connections

May 17, 2022

Graduating senior and BOLD Scholar Joelle Westcott (CivEngr'22) has been recognized by the College of Engineering with a Global Engagement Award and a Research Award for her engineering photography and research projects . What is your major? What interested you in that major? My major is Civil Engineering with an...

The CU Boulder team.

CU Boulder earns 3rd at ASCE Rocky Mountain Region Student Symposium Competition

April 19, 2022

A team of CU Boulder students took 3rd place in the 2022 American Society of Civil Engineers Rocky Mountain Region Student Symposium Competition. The event was held April 8-9 in Golden and features a series of technical paper and design competitions, in addition to a series of races featuring...

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Two architectural engineering students earn prestigious NSF fellowships

April 19, 2022

Two students in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering have earned a major honor from the National Science Foundation. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. Jasmine Garland and Martin Torres have each...

Briar Goldwyn

Civil PhD candidate reflects on research, partnerships in Puerto Rico

April 7, 2022

Briar Goldwyn is a fourth-year PhD student researching multi-hazard housing safety and disaster risk reduction in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and the Construction and Engineering Management program at CU Boulder. She recently returned from fieldwork in Puerto Rico and has been active there for years through...

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Students preparing for annual Concrete Canoe Competition

March 3, 2022

University of Colorado Boulder students are building a canoe out of concrete. The CU Boulder student chapter for the American Society of Civil Engineers are constructing their concrete canoe in preparation for the 2022 ASCE Rocky Mountain Student Symposium in Golden, CO, where they will compete against other university teams...

The CU Boulder team.

CU Boulder takes 2nd place at Heavy Civil Competition.

Feb. 3, 2022

The University of Colorado Boulder earned 2nd place in the 2022 Colorado Contractors Association (CCA) Heavy Civil Competition. The team, named "Ralphie's Builders", competed at the CCA Annual Conference on Jan. 27. The annual competition calls for teams of students to...

Members of the Solar Decathlon team.

Students are designing and building the green home of the future

Jan. 20, 2022

An interdisciplinary team of students are building a super energy-efficient home for a national competition, and they need your help to be successful...