Joss Gitlin, Andrew Shepherd and Julian Torres troubleshoot their safecracking robot in the BTU Lab

Safecracking class teaches engineering skills, ethical hacking

Dec. 17, 2018

Instructors Alicia Gibb and Nathan Seidle (ElEngr'04) are challenging their students to stretch their engineering and design skills to solve a real-world problem in an environment that lets them feel like secret agents for the semester.

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Ethics Tech Competition offers $10K scholarship prize

Dec. 3, 2018

CU Boulder’s Interdisciplinary Ethics Tech Competition on Feb. 9 gives students a chance to wrestle with a real-world ethics problem in collaboration with a diverse team of students studying law, business, engineering, communication, journalism, ITP, information science or computer science. This year’s case features a tech company grappling with ethical...


It's Cyber Monday - are you ready?

Nov. 26, 2018

As you consider your strategies for finding the best Cyber Monday deals, remember that where there is connectivity, there is a need for security. That’s why CEAS, aka CU Engineering, is launching a new cybersecurity program.

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To infinity and beyond: New global aerospace + co-op degree track offered

Nov. 11, 2018

Graduate with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering, minor in computer science, study abroad experience and co-op work experience in just five years.

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CU Engineering launches new partnership with Western Colorado University

Sept. 6, 2018

Students will be able to get degrees in computer science and mechanical engineering as graduates of the CU Boulder, completing their first two years as Western students, and the rest as University of Colorado Boulder students, all while remaining on the Western campus in Gunnison.

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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...

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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...

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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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Abraham Lincoln High School students undertake water filtration challenge

June 18, 2018

Last week, the BOLD Center hosted a group of Abraham Lincoln High School students who were participants of the College Track Program . Introduced to the school in 2016, College Track supports students from underserved communities in several states and remains involved until they complete their college degrees. As an...

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First-ever Ball Career Day to give students glimpse of jobs in aerospace, manufacturing, more

April 13, 2018

Students from across campus, whether they’re studying English or aerospace, will have the chance next fall to learn about the vast career opportunities offered by Ball Corporation, a Fortune 300 company based in Broomfield, Colorado.