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...

Macky Auditorium ceremony.

Fall 2021 Engineering Graduation Ceremony

Dec. 15, 2021

The Engineering Graduation Ceremony celebrates the imminent graduation of College of Engineering and Applied Science bachelor's students, master's students, doctoral students and Computer Science bachelor of arts students. Graduates will be recognized individually by name and take the traditional walk across the stage to receive their diploma cover.

The team at the competition.

CU Boulder Design-Build team wins national championship

Nov. 16, 2021

The “DBIA Buff Builders” have earned first place in the 2021 National Design-Build Student Competition. The team presented their winning proposal during the national Design-Build Conference & Expo, which was held in Denver on Nov. 1-3.

Giovanni Hernandez

Civil student awarded National Academy of Construction Academic Scholarship

Nov. 2, 2021

Giovanni Hernandez, a junior majoring in civil engineering with an emphasis in construction has been awarded a prestigious academic scholarship from the National Academy of Construction (NAC). The NAC Scholarship Committee solicits student applicants with recommendations from NAC members, professors, and other university personnel. This year, the program was expanded...

Students visit mining operations in Craig, Colorado.

Students combine science and policy in summer fellowship program

Aug. 31, 2021

Six students from CU Boulder got a peek at the policymaking process this summer as participants in the Colorado Science and Engineering Policy Fellowship program. Rachel Bowyer, Christine Chang, Ryan Gomez, Briar Goldwyn, Carolyn Goodwin and Tehya Stockman joined a dozen STEM students from other Colorado colleges and universities for...

Joelle Westcott

Student researching ways to improve soil stability in earthquakes

Aug. 24, 2021

Joelle Westcott is using high-speed centrifuges to study soil during earthquakes. A rising senior in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, Westcott has landed a major honor from the U.S. Department of Defense: a SMART Scholarship. The federal program provides awardees with...

Giovanni Hernandez

First Generation Student Paves his own Road at CU Boulder

Aug. 19, 2021

Like many college students, Giovanni Hernandez has a lot on his plate. He’s excelling in challenging engineering coursework as a civil engineering major, with an emphasis in construction engineering and management, and a 4.0 GPA. The dedication it takes to get a 4.0 GPA was something Hernandez did not have...

The three winners

Three students make a splash with American Water Works Association scholarships

July 8, 2021

A trio of University of Colorado Boulder environmental engineering students have earned scholarships from the American Water Works Association. PhD student Duong Nguyen and master’s students Nadia Jorgenson and Michael Hernandez have each earned 2021 scholarships from AWWA, a water industry non-profit. Learn more about the honorees and their awards...

RMWEA logo

Student design team wins Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association Competition

May 26, 2021

A team of five senior students won the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association (RMWEA) competition. Congratulations Jack Costello, Caleigh Jensen, Spencer Lovell, Leah Rivera, and Lucas Wagoner! The competition allows for colleges and universities in the Rocky Mountain region who have formed Water Environment Federation (WEF)/American Water Works Association (AWWA)...

The winning team.

CU Boulder engineering students win 1st place in national Solar District Cup Competition

May 18, 2021

After working on their project for the entire academic year, University of Colorado Boulder engineering students placed first in a national design competition. The annual Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition is run through the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the U.S. Department of Energy. The goal was to...