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Attendees share takeaways from conference on race and ethnicity in higher ed

July 15, 2020

As the nation grappled with the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and other Black Americans this spring, many in the College of Engineering and Applied Science community began advocating for resources to better understand and confront systemic racism. Director of Inclusive Culture Amy Moreno immediately thought of...

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CU Boulder Engineering selected to host National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) National Leadership Conference in 2020 & 2021

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 multiple days focused on leadership training and skill-building.

Tanya Ennis

BOLD Center statement on the longstanding racial crisis

June 11, 2020

Racism has reared its ugly head again in the United States. Police officers killed a number of Black people over the last few months, and these are the ones we know about. The nonsensical killing of Black men, women and children happens far too frequently and, within society, has become...

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Taking collective community action

June 3, 2020

To continue to work toward our shared values of inclusion, equity and honoring diversity, each of us must become more aware, knowledgeable and diligent in shifting our behaviors and our community toward anti-racism.

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Standing in solidarity and pursuing justice together

June 2, 2020

As we navigate the days, weeks and months ahead, it is important that we come together as a community to continue the conversations and work that we have started.

Demetrius Ross

“The sky isn’t the limit” - NASA intern Demetrius M. Ross

May 21, 2020

CU Boulder aerospace junior Demetrius M. Ross is preparing for an internship with NASA. A BOLD peer mentor and National Society of Black Engineers board member, Ross is a leader, ready to succeed.

Apurva Bhiwapurkar

Apurva Bhiwapurkar, ElecCompEngr'20

March 8, 2020

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? CU Boulder has one of the highest rankings for telecommunication industry and Denver area is an emerging telecom hub of USA. The coursework is great and faculty is industry focused. Beautiful limestone red bricks campus with flatirons as background is cherry on...

Engineering GoldShirt Program recognized by National Academy of Engineering

Engineering GoldShirt Program recognized by National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 26, 2020

Through the Engineering GoldShirt Program, 374 students have gained access to engineering. With the opportunity to present at NAE, facilitators hope to shift the discussion around diversity in engineering.

Nora Drewno

Nora Drewno, MechEngr'23

Feb. 23, 2020

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I chose to do engineering at CU Boulder because I wanted to do engineering since I was in 8th grade. After realizing this, I came to tour CU Boulder's engineering department and I fell in love with the campus. What does #ILookLikeAnEngineer...

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.