Waelde looks on as Srivastava speaks during a celebration to dedicate the Engineering Center lobby in their names in honor of the formation of their scholarship.

Scholarships relieve stress for new, continuing students

Nov. 29, 2021

Learning that you’ve been accepted to the college of your choice is an exhilarating moment for any student. But for some, that excitement is tempered by concern about how they and their families will pay for it.

A faculty member shows three students a biologic sample in their lab

Engineering at CU Boulder hits No. 13 in Best Graduate Schools ranking

March 30, 2021

The college tied for No. 26 overall and No. 13 among its public university peers, up one spot over last year.

Xavion Cowans in the courtyard of the Engineering Center

Senior sets sights on one day helping other working students thrive

Feb. 9, 2021

As he prepares to graduate in May, senior electrical and computer engineering major Xavion Cowans is focused on landing his first engineering job. But he already has a long-term career vision in mind as well.

CU Boulder students Halle Sago, Ryan Carroll and Sylvia Akol discuss data input for built environment surveys in Denver high school classrooms.

Researchers fight COVID-19 with new air filtration in Denver Public Schools

Jan. 11, 2021

Since the summer, Professor Mark Hernandez of civil, environmental and architectural engineering and his team have been working in the district’s classrooms to install a new generation of high-efficiency air filters.

Heather Doty headshot

Commitment to community: Alumna serving as SWE president

Nov. 9, 2020

Heather Doty originally joined SWE as a sophomore at CU Boulder, where she earned her BS and MS in civil engineering, in addition to a BA in music and an MBA.

Kent with his camera by a lake with fall trees

Engineer-turned-photographer finds ‘Stillness’ in quarantine

Sept. 14, 2020

Kent Burkhardsmeier (ArchEngr’84) did something many intended but few have accomplished during the COVID-19 quarantine: He published a book.

Christina Barstow

An engineer's global path

Aug. 11, 2020

Engineers Without Borders and the Mortenson Center inspired Recent Alumni Award winner Christina Barstow to pursue a career in global development.

The NCORE wordmark, a thought bubble with node connections

Attendees share takeaways from conference on race and ethnicity in higher ed

July 15, 2020

As the nation grappled with the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and other Black Americans this spring, many in the College of Engineering and Applied Science community began advocating for resources to better understand and confront systemic racism. Director of Inclusive Culture Amy Moreno immediately thought of...

Fletcher Richman with Halp co-founders Tristan Rubadeau and Komran Rashidov on a balcony in Boulder with the Flatirons in the background.

Enabling the ways we work

July 7, 2020

CU Engineering alumnus Fletcher Richman's startup success grew from a passion for productivity tools.

Dan Torres wears a mask while working on one of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge robots

Robotics researchers ready to start field-testing their code

June 24, 2020

Out of 20 students who work in Chris Heckman's lab, five have been approved to head back to their space in the ECES wing of the Engineering Center. There, they’ll be able to field-test the software they’ve been developing in a simulation platform, which they also had to build from scratch to accommodate remote teamwork.