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CU on the Air podcast: Revolutionary, MOOC-delivered master’s in electrical engineering

March 6, 2018

Host Ken McConnellogue talks with Professor Robert Erickson about what this MOOC has to offer learners across the globe, as well as how it is making us rethink how people learn. He also chats with Michael Lightner, vice president of academic affairs, about the positive impact MOOCs offer learners and the university.

Inclusive Pedagogy Corner: Using examples that resonate with students

Feb. 14, 2018

An inclusive classroom means that all students are engaged in the learning process, and this engagement can lead to better retention and better engineers. What better way to engage students than with examples that have relevance! For example, I still remember my fluid mechanics professor coming in spitting mad about...

A student works on a computer at an outdoor table.

CU Boulder to offer first MOOC-delivered electrical engineering master's degree

Feb. 9, 2018

The on-demand, asynchronous, and fully online degree, to be offered by the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, is slated to launch in the fall of 2018 with additional curriculum rolling out in 2018-19.

CMU President Tim Foster, CU Boulder Dean of Engineering Bobby Braun and U.S Representative Scott Tipton at the ribbon cutting for CMU's Confluence Hall

CMU, CU Engineering partnership expanding to include electrical & computer degree

Jan. 25, 2018

Students enrolled in the partnership programs receive instruction from Colorado Mesa University faculty the first two years and from CU faculty the last two years. All instruction is delivered at CMU.

Phil DiStefano, Terri Fiez, Keoki Jackson, and Bobby Braun with the agreement.

Lockheed Martin, CU Boulder expand research collaboration

Aug. 29, 2017

Building on a $3 million partnership announced in 2016 to establish new academic programs focused on radio frequency (RF) systems, Lockheed Martin and CU Boulder today announced a follow-on Master Research Agreement (MRA), signed during a morning ceremony on the CU Boulder campus. The agreement provides a framework for all...

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GoldShirt program engineering success

June 8, 2017

In college athletics, players are often redshirted. They are enrolled but not competing, and that gives them more time to prepare. Tanya Ennis, director of the Engineering GoldShirt Program, says like redshirting, the GoldShirt-ed engineering students are preparing for the rigors of school. “They are pumping iron much like football...

Christy Bozic talks with an EMP student.

Gift will boost engineering management opportunities for undergrads

May 18, 2017

Christy Bozic, faculty director of the EMP undergraduate program, talks with students. When Steve Dunn (ArchEngr’69) was a student at CU Boulder, he had several summer jobs in the heavy construction field that introduced him to life in the business world. But he said plenty of his classmates didn’t get...

Three engineering graduate programs rank in the top 20: Aerospace, chemical and environmental

CU Engineering lands three top 20 grad programs

March 14, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science landed three top 20 grad programs today in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of Best Graduate Schools across the country. CU Boulder’s environmental engineering had the biggest jump going from No. 21 to No. 9. The...

Jim Gallogly Dedication

Engineering education gets a $2.5 million boost, thanks to Gallogly gifts

With $2.5 million in gifts, Colorado’s Gallogly family is naming the Discovery Learning Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, as well as boosting the teaching and research power of the College of Engineering and Applied Science with two new faculty positions.

Physics professors Margaret Murnane and Henry Kapteyn of the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) pose next to one of the laser apparatuses in their lab at the University of Colorado Boulder campus

$24 million NSF grant to establish imaging science center at CU Boulder

CU Boulder will expand its role as a national leader in imaging, materials, nano, bio and energy sciences as part of a collaborative partnership awarded $24 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to launch a new center.