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Graduate students join forces to improve underrepresented student experiences

Oct. 5, 2021

The Committee for Equity in Mechanical Engineering wants to expand its outreach in the 2021-22 academic year and needs help to do it. The only qualification to join the team of graduate students is a willingness to be open.

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Akinneye receives Andzik Scholarship

Aug. 30, 2021

Damilola Akinneye, a PhD candidate in the Medlin Research Group, recently received the Andzik Scholarship, an award that goes to first-generation students or those who have faced unusual adversity, with a preference for those who graduated from a high school in Africa. Akinneye is originally from Nigeria.

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First Generation Stories: Keith Molenaar

Aug. 25, 2021

Keith Molenaar is a first-generation college graduate and the acting dean of the College of Engineering and Applied science. His journey through college relied on the encouragement of his parents and the friends who supported him.

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First-generation student paves his own road at CU Boulder

Aug. 19, 2021

Like many college students, Giovanni Hernandez has a lot on his plate. He’s excelling in challenging engineering coursework as a civil engineering major, with an emphasis in construction engineering and management, and a 4.0 GPA. The dedication it takes to get a 4.0 GPA was something Hernandez did not have...

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Pride in STEM: A Conversation about Research, Mentorship and Advocacy

June 23, 2021

Associate Professor Wil Srubar is taking part in a special National Science Foundation web panel discussion Thursday on "Pride in STEM: A Conversation about Research, Mentorship and Advocacy". The free webinar is scheduled for Thursday, June 24 at 9 a.m. MDT.

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Celebrating Pride Month in engineering

June 17, 2021

We take this opportunity to specially recognize the students, faculty and staff who are a part of LGBTQ+ communities and to celebrate your contributions to our college.

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Celebrating Juneteenth 2021

June 15, 2021

It’s fitting that we recognize this historic moment in our nation’s history with celebration, even as we somberly note the continuing struggle for racial equality and inclusion in our college, university and across the nation.

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Andrea Chamorro, CSEN'21

June 3, 2021

Andrea Chamorro, a computer scientist fascinated by cognition and invention shares some of her thoughts on the importance of visibility, listening to your body, and the value of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at CU Boulder.

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Answering student feedback about the Inclusive Culture Council proposal

April 6, 2021

The ad hoc committee recently published its proposal and asked for feedback from students, faculty and staff. Many students shared feedback about the formation of this council and its goals. We wrote this article to address some of the questions and concerns undergraduate and graduate students expressed in their feedback.

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Students hear from NASA legend Christine Darden

Feb. 25, 2021

It was part seminar on supersonic flight and part discussion of life at NASA during the space race. Christine Darden shared her story to University of Colorado Boulder students during a special event Feb. 23, 2021, held as part of a series of Black History Month celebrations. Over 200 people attended the webinar, hosted by...