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An inside look: Interning with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Sept. 3, 2020

Before his internship with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, mechanical engineering student Kyle McDonnell didn't know cost engineering was an engineering career path. He said his internship gave him a taste of what working at the Corp would be like and a taste of the construction field as well.

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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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Mains and Schlafmann earn fellowships in competitive Department of Defense research and engineering program

Aug. 26, 2020

Graduate students Kathryn Mains and Kyle Schlafmann have earned fellowships in the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program, a prestigious, national security-focused initiative.

Devin Lindsey and 3 other students chat with U.S. Navy Commander Robert “Mac” McFarlin during his visit to CU Engineering.

CU student accepted to competitive Navy nuclear program

Feb. 27, 2020

When Devin Lindsey came to CU Boulder as an environmental engineering major three years ago, he didn’t expect to be leaving as a nuclear reactor engineer for the U.S. Navy.

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Into the Wild Blue Yonder: Air Force Office of Scientific Research leaders visit CU Boulder

Jan. 21, 2020

t’s an area of growing importance for CU Boulder and the College of Engineering and Applied Science, as the campus looks to expand its research impact in the national security sector.

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Fresh start at CU Boulder leads to a lifetime of success for World War II veteran

Jan. 9, 2020

CU Boulder gave World War II veteran Bill Jann (MechEngr’49) a fresh start after he returned from combat. He went on to work on the Pershing Weapon System during the Cold War.

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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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Navy visit to college highlights growing partnership around students

Sept. 13, 2019

Senior U.S. Navy officers visited the CU Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science Thursday, highlighting a growing partnership that’s driving student success, leadership opportunities and career pathways.

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College graduates six new Navy officers

May 13, 2019

Six recent graduates in Engineering and Applied Science were commissioned into the United States Navy as brand new ensigns, and all of them will now enter into active duty in various capacities to serve the nation.

Timothy Barentine and Joseph Crawford stand with Dean Bobby Braun.

Two CU Engineers to serve as officers in Navy’s submarine force

Feb. 14, 2019

The U.S. Navy seeks only the best and brightest for its Nuclear Propulsion Officer candidates—and two CU Engineers just made the cut. The competitive program, NUPOC for short, provides qualified students a direct pipeline into service as Navy officers, with salary and benefits for up to two-and-a-half years while they’re completing their degrees.