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An engineer’s guide to CU Boulder Next

Feb. 21, 2018

This Saturday, CU Boulder kicks off its first segment of CU Boulder Next in Los Angeles, and if you’re a scientist or engineer, you don’t want to miss it. CU Boulder Next is a first-of-its-kind event for our university that brings Chancellor Phil DiStefano and top faculty and students to eight cities to showcase the incredible research and education, artistic endeavors, and athletic feats happening on our campus – and the ones still to come. Think of it as TED Talks meets trade show mixed with one giant party.Read more »
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Vote for engineering students in Red Bull contest

Feb. 20, 2018

I’ve taken my new love for Red Bull competitions as inspiration to also enter their “Red Bull Can You Make It 2018” challenge. My Colorado team, called “The Jabronies,” is competing to be selected to travel through Europe using nothing but our charm to barter Red Bull as our only currency.Read more »
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Engineering Week returns Feb. 19-23

Feb. 16, 2018

As the director of Engineering Week for the University of Colorado Engineering Council, I have the privilege of planning and organizing Engineering Week 2018 on Feb. 19–23.Read more »
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Be an Engineer AND a Venture Capitalist

Feb. 13, 2018

The Deming Center Venture Fund (DCVF) is ramping up recruitment efforts for the semester and looking for engineering graduate students interested in helping to fund early-stage startups in Boulder and surrounding communities. The DCVF is an unparalleled opportunity for graduate students to talk to local entrepreneurs, attend pitch events in... Read more »
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CU launches Society of American Military Engineers chapter

Feb. 7, 2018

As a CU engineering student and a veteran, I’ve met many students like myself who are hoping to expand their scope of knowledge about real engineering issues. So this week we’re having our first meeting of the CU chapter of the Society of American Military Engineers!Read more »

"Because we are people, too." - DACA 3 - Ep. 8

Feb. 2, 2018

Late last year the administration in Washington D.C. rescinded the DACA immigration policy, DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. At that time the University of Colorado announced our unified position of standing by these individuals, many of whom attend or work at our university. So we started a... Read more »
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Enter NatGeo's Chasing Genius competition

Feb. 2, 2018

National Geographic just launched its 2018 Chasing Genius challenge, a competition offering $25,000 to turn an innovative idea into reality. Participants submit a one-minute video describing their idea, the problem it addresses and the solution it provides. The videos are evaluated on innovation, creativity, viability and inspiration, and the finalists... Read more »
Prospective transfer students on tour

Growing access: Expanding engineering pathways through Colorado’s community colleges

Feb. 1, 2018

Prospective transfer students tour the Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory at CU Engineering. This year, CU Engineering welcomed the largest number of transfer students from Colorado community colleges ever. In total, 562 students joined our engineering degree programs via transfer this academic year. This is no accident. Dean Bobby Braun... Read more »
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Chat with Working Engineers at Engineer Library

Jan. 19, 2018

Are you unclear about your career, unsure or undecided about your major? We invite you to attend the Engineer Library on February 2 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the upper floor of the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics library, in the Math Building. This is an open-house style event... Read more »
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Senior design CubeSat bound for national competition

Jan. 5, 2018

A concept drawing showing stages of the device's descent from subsonic speeds to touchdown and recovery. Our team was a randomly selected group of nine aerospace engineering seniors and one electrical engineering senior at CU Boulder. We named our team REPTAR (Recoverable ProTection After Re-entry). The goal of our project... Read more »