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.

Two students looking at microscopes in vader lab

Raytheon Intelligence & Space gifts $250,000 fellowship endowment

June 29, 2021

Starting in fall 2021, the endowment will allow CU Boulder's aerospace engineering department to recruit top graduate students.

Dale and Patricia Hatfield

Dale and Patricia Hatfield endow new ATLAS professorship

June 14, 2021

Through a generous gift, Dale and Pat Hatfield recently enabled the creation of the first endowed professorship associated with the ATLAS Institute.

Joe Siccardi in the Johnson bore of the Eisenhower Johnson Tunnels.

New civil engineering scholarship commemorates Colorado highway engineer

May 21, 2021

Joe Siccardi. You may not know his name, but every Coloradan has seen his work. A 1949 University of Colorado Boulder civil engineering graduate, Siccardi was part of the team of engineers and workers who built the Eisenhower and Johnson Tunnels and the Glenwood...

Clark Lindsay

“Compounding learning” leads to success for alumnus Clark Lindsay

March 30, 2021

Clark Lindsay (CivEngr'96) founder and CEO of Pacific Program Management reflects on his journey and his biggest takeaways through the years: celebrate diversity, persevere through obstacles and continue to learn.

John Mollenkopf

Perseverance, natural curiosity propelled John Mollenkopf (MechEngr‘83) to engineering success

Jan. 21, 2021

Growing up, John Mollenkopf spent most of his free time tinkering. He’d gather up tools, then get to work converting his bicycle into a chopper in the driveway or the garage. As he got older, he graduated to building things from scratch, including go-karts, a hang glider, model airplanes and model cars.

Faran Nouri

Alumna Faran Nouri charts path as venture capitalist

Nov. 3, 2020

When she first arrived in Boulder in the late 1970s, Faran Nouri was a scared girl from post-revolutionary Iran who spoke very little English. Today, she’s a powerhouse venture capital executive who discovers and helps support the best and brightest new tech companies.

Vince Kontny

Remembering Vince Kontny (CivEngr'58)

Sept. 23, 2020

Alumnus Vince Kontny, a longtime friend of CU Engineering and influential member of the engineering and construction industry, passed away Aug. 9 at age 83. Kontny served on the college’s Engineering Development Council for many years and earned the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award in 1989, as well as an honorary doctorate from CU Boulder in 1991.

Duane Chesley at Engineering Scholarship Dinner 2012

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.

A render of the BOLD Center entrance way after the renovation

Campos EPC enables transformative BOLD renovation

July 16, 2020

CU Boulder alumnus Marco Campos (CivEngr'98) and his company, Campos EPC, have provided $1 million through the Campos EPC Foundation to allow for a transformational renovation of the BOLD Center.

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