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Mobilizing women to lead tech

Dec. 11, 2020

Novel program emboldens business and engineering students to crack the hi-tech ceiling.

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CU Engineering welcomes largest first-year class amidst coronavirus challenges

Nov. 30, 2020

Based on new census data, the college’s new first-year undergraduate class is 1,197 students, a 26.3% increase from fall 2019.

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Senior Design students pave the way for involvement in the Collegiate Wind Competition

Nov. 16, 2020

This year, an interdisciplinary team of Senior Design students is the first at CU Boulder to enter the Collegiate Wind Competition as a learn-along team. They are working hard to secure a spot for CU Boulder in the competition next year and are making impressive strides in wind energy innovation and education.

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Launching science to near space in a pandemic

Nov. 3, 2020

College students across Colorado are building science experiments that will travel into the stratosphere – and they are doing all the work at home. It is all part of a Colorado Space Grant Consortium extracurricular initiative for...

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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?

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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.