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Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Heath Briggs, ChemEngr'97

Dec. 17, 2019

Heath Briggs (ChemEngr’97) is the definition of a “forever Buff.” Briggs is a Boulder native, CU Boulder alumnus, adjunct professor, and dedicated volunteer to the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Since graduating from CU, Briggs has gone on to have a successful career in patent law. He has been...

Alice and Mort Mortenson (seated), with staff and graduate students of the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering, including former managing director Robyn Sandekian and founding director Bernard Amadei (standing, second and third from left).

Remembering 'Mort' Mortenson, a dedicated CU Engineering alumnus

Nov. 18, 2019

Mauritz “Mort” Mortenson (CivEngr’58), who passed away Nov. 9 at his home in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at age 82, leaves behind a deep personal and professional legacy. As chairman of M.A. Mortenson Co. from 1960 to 2015, he was known as a “humble servant-leader.” His company built several buildings on the...

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“Talented people find their own paths”: College alumni reconnect in Houston

Nov. 14, 2019

Graduates of the College of Engineering and Applied Science met in Houston to reconnect and hear from Professor Emeritus David Clough.

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.