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CU Boulder to offer first MOOC-delivered electrical engineering master's degree

Feb. 8, 2018

The on-demand, asynchronous and fully online degree, to be offered by the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, will provide high-quality education to students around the world in response to growing workforce demand.Read more »
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Students building autonomous companion dog for people with dementia

March 23, 2018

Undergraduate capstone team hopes to relieve the confusion, fear and isolation people with dementia feel by designing a robotic animal that will provide a companionable presence.Read more »
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CU on the Air podcast: Revolutionary, MOOC-delivered master’s

March 6, 2018

Host Ken McConnellogue talks with Professor Robert Erickson about what this MOOC has to offer learners across the globe, as well as how it is making us rethink how people learn. He also chats with Michael Lightner, vice president of academic affairs, about the positive impact MOOCs offer learners and the university.Read more »
The team with professor Kyri Baker (center).
Electrical engineering student leads team to finals in NASA Mars competition

Jan. 23, 2018

In March, graduate student Nick Glascock-Illescas and his team will present their proposal for an autonomously deployable solar array that can go to Mars and power a future manned base.Read more »