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CU Engineering goes 'GRE-free' for fall 2020 application cycle

Oct. 22, 2020

Applicants to all CU Boulder engineering graduate programs will not be required to submit GRE scores this fall, an acknowledgement of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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LearnChemE founders celebrate 10 years of chemical engineering education with a new NSF grant

Sept. 23, 2020

Ten years ago, a few professors had a question: what if chemical and biological engineering students and instructors could get free, in-depth, high-quality instruction on hundreds of subjects within the field any time they wanted?

Duane Chesley at Engineering Scholarship Dinner 2012

Honoring Duane Chesley as students receive gift of education

Aug. 28, 2020

Duane Chesley (MechEngr’58) valued education because of how it impacted his life, taking him from humble beginnings on a farm in Nebraska to full colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves. At CU Boulder, he endowed a scholarship and established an earn-learn apprenticeship to support mechanical engineering students.

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ATLAS degree programs renamed Creative Technology and Design

Aug. 19, 2020

The change takes effect at the beginning of the fall semester and applies to both the undergraduate Technology, Arts and Media (TAM) bachelor’s, minor and certificate programs, and the graduate Technology, Media and Society master’s and doctoral programs.

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Summer pivots lead to new programming during coronavirus

Aug. 4, 2020

The challenges of COVID-19 have inspired innovation among staff, faculty and students, leading to the development of two summer programs for 38 participating mechanical engineering students: the ME Summer Design Intensive and ME SPUR.

Students will model their building after Rwandan housing.

Engineering team building Rwandan-style hut to test clean-air solutions

April 16, 2020

A team of engineering undergraduates has undertaken a project to help improve the health of people in Rwanda who use cookstoves.

FieldLine Capstone Design

Students help to see the brain in a new way

April 10, 2020

FieldLine Inc., a company that grew out of research being conducted in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, is building sensors to image the brain using magnetic fields. For the second consecutive year, capstone design students will help to advance their innovative concepts.

Shelly Miller

Indoor air quality expert tackles questions on COVID-19

April 3, 2020

How can you keep your indoor air quality healthy if you’re stuck at home amid a global pandemic? Professor Shelly Miller of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Environmental Engineering Program has been tackling these and other questions in her Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering class.

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Diane Sieber to serve as Herbst Program director

Feb. 17, 2020

As program director, Sieber will guide one of the college’s signature programs, which provides seminar-style courses for engineering students that explore technology and ethics through the lens of literature, history, philosophy and global perspectives.

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Student Experiential Education transforms professional development for mechanical engineers at CU Boulder

Jan. 24, 2020

A generous donation in spring 2019 began the official launch of Student Experiential Education, an effort designed to enhance connections between students and industry. SEE was developed by recent award winners Senior Instructor Julie Steinbrenner and Senior Professional Development Advisor Kat McConnell along with Department Chair Mike Hannigan and former Instructor Jenifer Blacklock.