Water samples collected from the communities and stored in a travel container.

Partnership puts valuable water quality information from Western Slope online

Oct. 30, 2019

Results from a new volunteer survey of private drinking water quality on the Western Slope through a partnership between CU Boulder, Delta County and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are available online now.

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Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Morgan Hill, MechEngr'13

Oct. 14, 2019

Morgan Hill (MechEngr’13) lives in Boulder, Colorado, and has volunteered her time at numerous Mechanical Engineering events since graduating. Morgan is also a member of the Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Board for the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Being a GOLD board member has allowed Morgan to...

Careers in ME Symposium

Careers in ME Symposium brings together alumni and mechanical engineering students

Sept. 19, 2019

Thirty-two alumni and industry partners – both seasoned and recently graduated – spoke on panels, presented about their career paths and got to know students during the fourth annual Careers in ME Symposium. Over 250 second-year mechanical engineering students attended.

Sara Beck with her bike during the Tour de France ride

CEAE alumna Sara Beck talks career goals, riding the Tour De France route

Sept. 17, 2019

Sara Beck finished her undergraduate degrees at CU Boulder in 2003, double majoring in aerospace engineering sciences and studio arts. After an impressive first job at NASA, she returned to the College of Engineering and Applied Science and earned her PhD in environmental engineering under Professor Karl Linden in 2015. We asked her about her impressive experience in engineering so far, her future plans and what it’s like to ride the Tour de France bike race route.

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Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Katie Simon, MechEngr18

Sept. 5, 2019

This past year, over 400 alumni donated their time to the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Using their skills and technical expertise, they volunteered through a variety of opportunities such as mentoring students, serving on an advisory board, or guest lecturing. Katie Simon (MechEngr'18) lives in Louisville, Colorado, and...

Neil Armstrong in space suit

Alum watched moon landing from Armstrong family's garage

July 19, 2019

'I recall the day quite well. Neil Armstrong grew up at 601 W. Benton St., Wapakoneta, Ohio. I grew up at 604 W. Benton St.'

Ensign Gemma Nowak

College graduates six new Navy officers

May 13, 2019

Six recent graduates in Engineering and Applied Science were commissioned into the United States Navy as brand new ensigns, and all of them will now enter into active duty in various capacities to serve the nation.

Srivastava and Waelde at the celebration to dedicate the Engineering Center lobby in their names in honor of their scholarship gift.

Diversity drivers: Couple hopes scholarship gift will boost inclusion efforts

May 9, 2019

The Engineering Center lobby holds fond memories for CU Boulder alumni Ashok Srivastava and Lynn Waelde. The couple met while working on their PhDs – his in electrical engineering, hers in psychology – when a mutual friend directed Waelde to Srivastava for a data analysis problem.

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Congratulations, graduates of 2019!

May 8, 2019

This week we bid farewell to our #ForeverBuffs, including outstanding graduates like Sarah Withee, who switched careers in her 40s to join Gen Z engineers in the classroom, and Michael Anthony, who learned African dance as a form of cultural preparation for his trip this summer to Eswatini with Engineers in Action. Read their stories and share your own story on social by tagging @cuengineering and #ForeverBuffs.

Stride Tech walker

Engineering grads’ high-tech walker could keep seniors from falling

May 6, 2019

Four undergraduate students studying mechanical engineering worked with senior residents to test out their new invention, an accessory for walkers that the team hopes to make widely available to seniors and others. They believe their device could help prevent debilitating falls. Stride Tech received the first place prize in the New Venture Challenge.