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.

Graduate students walk across field on campus

CU Engineering waives application fees for PhD programs

Aug. 7, 2019

Now through Nov. 15, 2019, any U.S. citizen or permanent resident with an undergraduate GPA of 3.4+ who applies to a PhD program in the college can do so for free, a $60 savings.

Computer screen showing code being written

Research examines impact of race, gender and ethnicity on community college students studying computer science

July 31, 2019

New research provides insights about computer and information sciences students in introductory courses at community colleges, including how best to retain students who have been historically underrepresented in the field.

Design For America

Finding Community: Design group puts skills to work solving local problems

June 13, 2019

From developing a system to reduce food waste to constructing a way to prevent tool theft at public bike repair stations, students in the Design for America organization at CU Boulder are working on a wide range of projects with community partners.

Srivastava, Waelde and friends pose beneath a new sign designating the lobby as the Srivastava-Waelde Engineering Lobby

Diversity drivers: Couple hopes scholarship gift will boost inclusion efforts

May 9, 2019

The Engineering Center lobby holds fond memories for CU Boulder alumni Ashok Srivastava and Lynn Waelde. The couple met while working on their PhDs – his in electrical engineering, hers in psychology – when a mutual friend directed Waelde to Srivastava for a data analysis problem.

The three Global Engineering Award winners pose with Mortenson Center staff and the college's dean, Bobby Braun.

Student-run symposium features first Global Engineering Awards

April 12, 2019

The Mortenson Center surprised its founding director, Distinguished Professor Bernard Amadei, with the Global Engineering Humanitarian Award during the event.

A team of 4 students posing with their Search and Rescue Assistants

Incoming engineering students complete summer bridge program

Aug. 10, 2018

On July 20, 78 incoming engineering students from the ASPIRE and GoldShirt scholarship programs completed a two-week intensive summer bridge program hosted by the BOLD Center. ASPIRE (Achieving Success, Persistence, Interest, and Retention in Engineering) is a scholarship program for incoming first-year and pre-engineering students who are underrepresented in STEM...

Two Girls Inc. Eureka! students in the midst of testing their water filters

Girls Inc. Eureka! students design small scale water filters

July 26, 2018

Earlier this summer, the BOLD Center hosted 30 female high school students from the Denver-Metro area in partnership with the Girls Inc. Eureka! Program. Through their participation in this program, these girls had been exposed to the prospect of higher education and STEM careers—meaning they came well-prepared with questions regarding...

Students crowd around a bridge to wait for judging results

Roaring Fork students draw on experience to engineer bridges

June 29, 2018

A group of 100 rising high school juniors from the Roaring Fork Pre-Collegiate Program were able to bridge what they knew about engineering to real experiences and answers at The BOLD Center last week. CU Boulder started the Pre-Collegiate Development Program for first generation middle and high school students in...

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