T9 Hacks Group in 2019 including Cassandra Goodby second to the right

How a hackathon solution inspired a problem-solver: T9Hacks and Cassandra Goodby

Feb. 6, 2020

Five years ago, Cassandra Goodby sketched out her first website mockups at the T9Hacks hackathon. Now she’s the lead organizer for the hackathon, a master’s student in the Creative Technologies and Design (CTD) track of the Technology, Media & Society program in the ATLAS Institute, and a professional user experience specialist for NIST, the National Institute for Standards and Technology. She still remembers the jolt of that initial spark.

Hima Boddupalli, Computer Science 2020

Hima Boddupalli, CompSci'20

Feb. 2, 2020

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I was actually here for the Data Science field before I got interested in Cybersecurity! I also wanted to take a class with Professor Jim Martin, whose textbook I studied from in my undergraduate. It was my dream that came true in...

people working together at a table

BOLD Center granted $120,000 for underrepresented minority student scholarships

Jan. 31, 2020

The Broadening Opportunity through Leadership and Diversity (BOLD) Center will receive a $120,000 block grant from the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) to increase representation in engineering through scholarships.

CU Boulder Engineering selected to host NSBE (OLD)

Jan. 17, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science has been selected to host the National Society of Black Engineers National Leadership Conference in 2020 and 2021. The conference is NSBE’s premier training program for approximately 250 national and regional officers who spend four days focused on leadership training and skill-building.

A student works with her faculty mentor in a robotics lab.

Google exploreCSR grant will increase research mentoring relationships in computing at CU Boulder

Oct. 9, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder is one of 24 institutions to receive Google’s exploreCSR grant, which supports universities that are trying to get more women involved in computing research careers by running research-focused workshops.

ACTIVE Faculty Development and Leadership 2019 Cohort

ACTIVE Fellows explore research, leadership and teaching in engineering

Oct. 4, 2019

Impact in the classroom. Diversity of minds and resources. Leadership training. Building community. These are some of the reasons that the 2019 ACTIVE participants gathered at CU Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science this week.

Stacy Hayes and Jennifer Peyrot

Two CU Boulder students earn scholarships for women in cybersecurity

Sept. 27, 2019

Undergraduate Stacy Hayes and graduate student Jen Peyrot have both received a prestigious SWSIS award — only 16 were given out this year — that grants at least $5,000 to each winner.

BOLD Center welcomes new leadership

BOLD Center announces new leadership

Sept. 18, 2019

The nationally recognized BOLD Center and CU Boulder Engineering announce two newly developed leadership roles to increase support for diversity and inclusion.

Students from 2019 EngiNearMe Program present their final engineering project

CU Engineering diversity efforts recognized nationally

Sept. 12, 2019

CU Engineering recognized nationally for commitment to diversity in the college, community and state.

Subekshya Bidari

PhD candidate Subekshya Bidari earns $20,000 fellowship

Sept. 10, 2019

Her research examines how honeybee swarms interact through communication mechanisms such as “waggle dancing” and other types of signaling to make decisions that maximize their foraging yield.