Mushroom cloud over Hiroshima

Researchers to study environmental, human impacts of nuclear war

July 18, 2017

As part of the Open Philanthropy effort, Professor Yunping Xi of civil, environmental and architectural engineering and his students will assess the amount of flammable building material in modern cities in various parts of the world, as well as the flammable contents in such buildings.

Ground floor of new JSCBB wing.

New Biotech Building Wing Gets Fully Funded

July 17, 2017

Last month a collective cheer went up from CU Engineering when the Board of Regents approved a new state-of-the-art aerospace engineering building on East Campus. But did you know they gave us a second reason to cheer that day?

Mary Rahjes

Mary Rahjes

July 14, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer What does #iLookLikeAnEngineer mean to you? The #iLookLikeAnEngineer campaign means that anyone can be an engineer. It doesn't matter what you look like, what your hobbies are, where you come from, or anything else. It only matters that you love what you do, and what we do is solve...

Engineering Goldshirt Summer Bridge program

GoldShirt students plunge into engineering

July 13, 2017

Housed within the BOLD Center, the Engineering GoldShirt program is designed to provide a performance-enhancing year for students who would otherwise be underprepared for engineering study. GoldShirt prepares students for success in a traditional engineering program through a carefully tailored first-year curriculum, development of a strong sense of community, and...

CU Boulder’s Seth Miller discusses disruptive technologies with USTTI participants.

Telecom institute brings leaders from developing countries to ATLAS

July 13, 2017

The CU Boulder course is made possible by an interdisciplinary volunteer collaboration that includes ATLAS; Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship; and the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program (ITP).

Kelly Gazarik

Kelly Gazarik

July 7, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I chose engineering at CU Boulder because I wanted a community that fostered personal development as well as academic development. I found a place where I am encouraged to challenge, to question, and to explore. What does #ILookLikeAnEngineer mean to you?...

Two team members discuss construction near a bridge abutment in Swaziland.

When Students Truly Become Engineers

July 6, 2017

I recently returned from spending two weeks on-site with our Bridges to Prosperity team in Bolivia. As a faculty member in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering for nearly 20 years, I’ve talked to many students about how their experiences with groups like Bridges to Prosperity and Engineers...

Lilian Garcia

Lilian Garcia

July 5, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer What does #ILookLikeAnEngineer mean to you? This means a lot to me because I don't fit the norm of what an engineer is. First, I am a woman. Secondly, I am Latina. I want other Latinas to look at my photo and see me as a role model. I...

Nicolaus Wolfrum

CU Engineering student finds success with online auto parts business

July 3, 2017

I am a 20-year-old student studying mechanical engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. During my first year of college, I quickly learned three things about being a college student: Being a college student is hard Being a college student is time consuming Being a college student is expensive During...

Woman Forward in Technology Scholarship

Apply Now for Women Forward in Technology Scholarship Program

June 28, 2017

[Editors note: This blog is cross-posted from Medium .] Are you a woman who is an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the US, in a STEM field? If you are, you now have an opportunity to apply for a Women Forward in Technology Scholarship...