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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.

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Industry input sparks new experiences for manufacturing students

Jan. 14, 2020

CU Boulder’s manufacturing class has been revamped to bring the manufacturing process to life for students with input from industry representatives. They uncovered a need leading to five guest speakers, nine company tours, a manufacturing industry panel and a variety of active learning opportunities.

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Compete in Ethics Tech Competition on Feb. 8

Jan. 9, 2020

The first-place team will receive a $10,000 scholarship award.

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New class for engineers as entrepreneurs

Jan. 7, 2020

New class “Entrepreneurial Leadership for Engineers” (EMEN 4830-Special Topics) is a first-of-its kind open to undergrads and grad students across the university who are interested in learning from some of the greatest entrepreneurs in Colorado and beyond about how great companies, products, and teams are built.

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Engineering a Well-Rounded Future at CU

Dec. 30, 2019

Today’s graduates have earned a 21st century engineering degree – one steeped in the domain knowledge required to impact our technological world, but which also benefits from the broad character of our university and the interdisciplinary manner in which we approach our educational mission.

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Jeppesen program offers study abroad + paid internship for grad students

Dec. 2, 2019

Applications are now being accepted for the next cycle of the scholarship, which includes room and board and a full semester of tuition at Technical University of Darmstadt, plus a semester-long paid internship.

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On CUE Podcast: A look into the ProReady initiative with Ben Weihrauch

Nov. 25, 2019

This episode of On CUE spotlights one of the college's brand new initiatives for student professional development: ProReady. Senior Director of Student Professional Development Ben Weihrauch walks us through how the idea came about, why it will be pivotal for students and how you can get involved.

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Vets2STEM career expo connects veterans to national labs

Oct. 24, 2019

CU Boulder is co-hosting a unique opportunity for military veterans on Nov. 8. Vets2STEM is a career expo hosted at the Colorado School of Mines in partnership with Mines and Colorado State University. The event is open to all Colorado veteran students. Vets2STEM will introduce veterans to employment opportunities available...

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Engineering Leadership Program earns praise

Oct. 3, 2019

The Engineering Leadership Program was recognized by a national higher education group, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, as part of its “Oases of Excellence” project.