Jim Shaw

Alumnus Jim Shaw’s engineering scholarship is inspired by own experience

Aug. 17, 2022

After a scholarship made a difference during alumnus Jim Shaw's senior year, he has tried to pay it forward by supporting CU Engineering seniors in the same way.

Doug speaks at the 2019 DEAA banquet

'Double Buff' leaving lasting impact on College of Engineering and Applied Science

Aug. 9, 2022

True to the University of Colorado Boulder motto, "Let Your Light Shine," Doug Smith (MCivEngr’75) has led construction projects that quite literally brought in the light to nearly every building of the college.

Cliff and Carol Pearson

Giving Back, Giving Forward

July 22, 2022

To Cliff and Carol Pearson, supporting student scholarships is a tangible way to not only invest in future generations of leaders and innovators, but also to give back to a place that is so meaningful in their lives. Learn about the Pearsons' investment and meet two engineering students currently receiving their awards.

Lucky Vidmar and his wife Aubrey Ardema with Chip the Buffalo

Lucky Vidmar: Engineering and ethics intertwined

April 22, 2022

Lucky Vidmar (CompSci'94; M'97) is working to empower ethics-focused engineers and honor his friend and mentor through the Moulakis Lecture Series within the Herbst Program for Engineering, Ethics & Society.

Karl Gustafson

Honoree hopes new endowment will lead to quantum breakthrough

Feb. 1, 2022

Recently created by an anonymous donor, the Karl Gustafson Endowed Chair of Quantum Engineering will be embedded in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. It is intended for a faculty member with multidisciplinary research and teaching interests, who is focused on the hardware side of quantum computing and devices.

Will Brown and Connie Faye Brown

Alumnus Will Brown donates engineering scholarship in honor of his mother

Dec. 21, 2021

Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering alumnus Will Brown (MechEngr’92) has established the Connie Faye Brown scholarship to benefit mechanical, chemical or electrical engineering students.

An illustration of two hands holding a heart, in CU Boulder colors

Alumni and friends support college with over $125,000 on Giving Tuesday

Dec. 14, 2021

The final total far exceeded the college’s initial goal of $30,000.

Jason Burdick

Alumnus Burdick to join faculty as Bowman Endowed Professor

Sept. 20, 2021

Alumnus Jason Burdick (PhDChemEngr’02) will return as faculty in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering early next year, becoming the first Bowman Endowed Professor.

Chad Keller

Chad’s Legacy – Honoring a 9/11 victim and CU Boulder grad

Sept. 8, 2021

“He knew from when he was five or six years old that he was going to be launching rockets. His love was always of aerospace.” Chad Keller (AeroEngr’93) grew up drawn to math, science, and sports, and had a deep concern for others. A unique scholarship at...

Laxmi and Raj Mrig

Inspired by education, Mrig family supports CU Engineering scholarships

July 28, 2021

As immigrants to the United States from India, Laxmi and Raj Mrig found tremendous career success through perseverance and the power of education. Now they’re paying it forward with a new scholarship for undergraduate engineering students at CU Boulder.

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