Alumni Awards

Former BOLD students honored with college alumni awards

Feb. 21, 2024

The College of Engineering and Applied Science recognizes alumni achievements with annual awards. We are pleased to announce our 2024 recipients representing the BOLD Center!

Kofi at Stoke Space

Electrical and computer engineer gets real-world experience with aerospace internship

Feb. 1, 2024

Kofi Asare, a second-year electrical and computer engineering student, is taking his interest in avionics to greater heights by interning at Stoke Space, a space launch company.

Sydney Kobak

Saving the world, a hair tie at a time: Sydney Kobak

Dec. 18, 2023

Sydney Kobak, a graduating senior, has been recognized by the college for her academic engagement, including balancing her classwork with a startup venture and her leadership in the Integrated Design Engineering program.

AISES

CBS Denver: A prize-winning rocket fuels dreams for Indigenous students at the University of Colorado

Nov. 22, 2023

A group of Indigenous students at the University of Colorado Boulder recently launched a prize-winning rocket and earned a life-changing trip to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

AISES NASA 2023

CU Boulder’s AISES chapter sweeps First Nations Launch Moon Challenge 2023

Nov. 1, 2023

CU Boulder’s chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) participated in the 2023 First Nations Launch as the ‘CU Trailblazers’, winning first place in all their categories and a grand prize trip to the Kennedy Space Center.

erika and mom

Hispanic Heritage Month: Prevailing with Grit and Community

Sept. 25, 2023

‘Welcome to the familia ’. It’s a greeting that welcomed Erika Antunez (IntDesEngr’24) when she first joined CU Boulder’s chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) as a first-year student. Familia takes on a whole new meaning for Antunez and her own family. “My parents worked so hard...

Society of Women Engineers at National Conference in Houston

Growing Society of Women Engineers chapter opens new opportunities for students

Aug. 4, 2023

The CU Boulder chapter of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) saw growing engagement from the past academic year and opening many professional opportunities for its student members. We sat down with their society former and incoming president to get a glimpse of their journey with SWE and where they hope to land in the future.

Image left to right: Brittany Nez, Reign Pagaran, Jadon Shortman, Alexa Martinez, Kaylan Madrid, Annalise Hildebrand and Evie Clarke.

Flying Before Walking: The CU Trailblazers

Oct. 27, 2022

The CU Trailblazers are Native students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science who, over the course of nine months, built and launched an eight-foot high-powered rocket for the First Nations Launch competition. They bonded over the project and the intertribal community they fostered as they became rocketry experts.

Joelle Westcott

Q&A with Joelle Westcott: Celebrating ethical connections

May 2, 2022

Graduating senior and BOLD Scholar Joelle Westcott (CivEngr'22) has been recognized by the College of Engineering with a Global Engagement Award and a Research Award for her engineering photography and research projects.

Jacqueline Rodriguez Mora

Q&A with Jacqueline Rodriguez Mora: An advocate for inclusion

May 2, 2022

Graduating senior and BOLD scholar Jacqueline Rodriguez Mora (ChemBioEngr'22) has been recognized by the College of Engineering with the Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) Award for her peer mentorship involvement with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and support of International Women's Day in 2021.

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