Jessica Leeker

Breaking New Ground: Building Equitable and Sustainable Communities

Nov. 1, 2022

In 2021, Robertha Richardson from Tuskegee, Alabama, sat down to read Equity, Inclusion and Diversity in Engineering: Why They Matter . The article featured Dr. Jessica Rush Leeker, Director of Undergraduate Education, and Stephen Dunn, Professor of Engineering Management at CU Boulder’s Engineering Management Program (EMP) . Richardson is the...

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What Is a Capstone Project in Engineering?

July 7, 2022

For Faculty Lecturer Alyssa McCluskey , the capstone project at the University of Colorado’s Engineering Management Program (EMP) boils down to two things: agency and opportunity. Agency, because students can chart their own course. And opportunity, arising from that agency, allows students to become leaders on their own or within...

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Engineering Management Program expands degree offerings with Coursera partnership

May 27, 2022

The Lockheed Martin Engineering Management Program at CU Boulder has been preparing technical professionals to be successful business leaders since 1992 through its on-campus and distance-learning degrees. Now, the program is making graduate education even more accessible and flexible with the launch of a fully online Master of Engineering degree...

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Engineering, Law and Product Liability: What Engineers Need to Know

April 6, 2022

Like all engineers, Professor Michael Readey has a passion for solving problems. Throughout his career in product development, he has worked on projects ranging from designing medical components used to separate blood cells to implementing large-scale biogas at massive landfill sites. However, the creative and elegant solutions employed in developing...

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Leeker blends research into STEM mentorship, industry, and sustainability through role in Engineering Management Program

Feb. 17, 2022

Leeker blends research into STEM mentorship, industry, and sustainability through role in Engineering Management Program Published: Feb. 14, 2022 • By Josh Rhoten Jessica Rush Leeker When Jessica Rush Leeker was an undergraduate at Penn State University, an adviser asked her an interesting and deceptively simple question. It’s a question...

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What I Did With My EMP Degree: Biomedical Engineering

Jan. 7, 2022

Learn how an engineering management master’s degree from CU Boulder helped one graduate develop a career at the cutting edge of biomedical engineering.

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Masters in Engineering Management vs MBA: A Checklist for Choosing

Oct. 27, 2021

Masters in Engineering Management vs. MBA: how to determine which program is the best fit and which degree can help your career stand out.

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What I Did With My EMP Degree: Renewable Energy

Aug. 31, 2021

Read how Andrea Watson, a renewable energy professional, boosted her strategic planning skills and enhanced her career in management with a Master of Engineering in Engineering Management degree from CU Boulder.

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Sustainability seed grant builds new partnership between CU Boulder and Tuskegee University

Aug. 20, 2021

Jessica Rush Leeker and researchers at CU Boulder and Tuskegee University are working together to create a hands-on "living learning laboratory” for students to connect through a long-term sustainability and equity project. The partnership would provide students with a unique interdisciplinary and community engagement effort with many lasting benefits when...

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What I Did With My EMP Degree: Manufacturing Engineering

July 23, 2021

Irene Diep took her manufacturing engineering and supply chain experience to new levels with a master’s degree in engineering management from CU Boulder.