John Holdren and Bobby Braun

Former Obama science advisor John Holdren kicks off Dean's Speaker Series

Nov. 17, 2017

An agricultural tractor spreading fertilizer.

PhD Spotlight: Finding a 'Recipe' for a Cleaner Ammonia

Nov. 17, 2017

Ammonia production is helping to nourish the world – and simultaneously threatening it. A critical component of nitrogen-based fertilizers, ammonia also releases carbon dioxide, a harmful greenhouse gas, into the atmosphere through its production process. PhD student Chris Bartel is seeking a way to eliminate those harmful gas emissions while... Read more »
Jennifer Kracha

Jennifer Kracha

Nov. 17, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I chose Engineering Plus at CU Boulder because I wanted to be in a program that was inclusive of all different students and had hands on engineering courses. I wanted to be in a community of people who were collaborative rather... Read more »
Three computer science students with laptops.

New Degree Will Help Meet Demands of Computing Workforce

Nov. 13, 2017

Almost every day, our department hears from people who want to come back to school for computer science. No doubt they’ve heard about the nearly 500,000 unfilled computing jobs in the U.S. To help those people get the skills they need to enter the computing workforce, the University of Colorado... Read more »
Brooke Robinson

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Brooke Robinson, CompSci'17

Nov. 10, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer What does the #ILookLikeAnEngineer hashtag mean to you? I can totally relate to this campaign because as a woman Army ROTC cadet and computer science major, I have always been in the minority. It is vital for women and minorities to feel like they belong because they are just... Read more »
Janet deGrazia with Ken Anderson and CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano.

4 Instructors Elevated to New Teaching Professor Rank

Nov. 9, 2017

This spring, the University of Colorado Boulder created a new level of distinction for instructional faculty. This new level is recognized by the title of "teaching professor." This honor is reserved for individuals who have held the rank of senior instructor for at least three years and have a record... Read more »
Dr. John P. Holdren

Obama Science & Technology Advisor to Launch New Speaker Series

Nov. 2, 2017

On November 16, we’re launching the inaugural event of our CU Engineering Dean’s Speaker Series . Dr. John P. Holdren , President Obama’s science and technology advisor for all eight years of his presidency, will be joining us for a chat about the past, present and future of U.S. science... Read more »
Javier Holiness

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Javier Holiness, CivEngr'20

Oct. 30, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer What does #ILookLikeAnEngineer mean to you? It shows that I can change the world for the better. Do you have a favorite quote or mantra? I don't regret the things I do. I regret the things I don't do. What do you enjoy most about engineering? I enjoy learning... Read more »
The ceremonial groundbreaking.

New aerospace engineering building breaks ground (Videos, Photos)

Oct. 26, 2017

CU Boulder broke ground today on a new 144,000-square-foot aerospace engineering building, with even spacesuit-clad mascot Chip turning one of the first shovels-full of dirt for the project. The state of Colorado is a hub of the nation’s aerospace industry, and the new facility, slated to open in the summer... Read more »
Andrew Gelston Graham

Ultimate Frisbee Tournament Remembers Engineering Alum

Oct. 25, 2017

The University of Colorado Mamabird, the men’s club ultimate Frisbee team, is hosting a fundraiser tournament Oct. 29 in memory of a CU Engineering alum who was killed in 2009. Andrew "Stitches" Gelston Graham earned his civil engineering degree in 2008 from CU Boulder and planned to return for graduate... Read more »