Alumni Awards

Former BOLD students honored with college alumni awards

Feb. 21, 2024

The College of Engineering and Applied Science recognizes alumni achievements with annual awards. We are pleased to announce our 2024 recipients representing the BOLD Center!

Alex Meyer

Asteroid named for CU Boulder aerospace grad student

Feb. 15, 2024

PhD student played key role on NASA’s DART Mission Alex Meyer is an astrodynamics expert, engineer, PhD student, and now, a part of the night sky. The International Astronomical Union has officially named an asteroid after him. Asteroid 2000 ND17 is now (33974) Alexmeyer. “It’s pretty cool and quite an...

Kofi at Stoke Space

Electrical and computer engineer gets real-world experience with aerospace internship

Feb. 1, 2024

Kofi Asare, a second-year electrical and computer engineering student, is taking his interest in avionics to greater heights by interning at Stoke Space, a space launch company.

Palmer Dick-Montez at the Grand Canyon.

Triple honors for mechanical engineering graduate

Dec. 20, 2023

Palmer Dick-Montez is receiving major kudos as he graduates with a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Colorado Boulder. He is a 2023 recipient of three separate College of...

Koehler working in a clean room.

CU Boulder mechanical engineering undergrad honored for research

Nov. 29, 2023

Sydney Koehler is a 2023 Outstanding Graduate for Research Award winner. The honor, given by the College of Engineering and Applied Science to graduating seniors, recognizes Koehler's impressive work on the...


CBS Denver: A prize-winning rocket fuels dreams for Indigenous students at the University of Colorado

Nov. 22, 2023

A group of Indigenous students at the University of Colorado Boulder recently launched a prize-winning rocket and earned a life-changing trip to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


CU Boulder’s AISES chapter sweeps First Nations Launch Moon Challenge 2023

Nov. 1, 2023

CU Boulder’s chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) participated in the 2023 First Nations Launch as the ‘CU Trailblazers’, winning first place in all their categories and a grand prize trip to the Kennedy Space Center.

erika and mom

Hispanic Heritage Month: Prevailing with Grit and Community

Sept. 25, 2023

‘Welcome to the familia ’. It’s a greeting that welcomed Erika Antunez (IntDesEngr’24) when she first joined CU Boulder’s chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) as a first-year student. Familia takes on a whole new meaning for Antunez and her own family. “My parents worked so hard...

Two underground robots in a cave.

CU Boulder offers new graduate program in robotics

Sept. 20, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder has started a graduate engineering program in robotics to fill a growing need in an in-demand field. The CU Regents have approved new Master of Science and PhD degree options in robotics that will provide students a flexible education that merges hardware and software engineering,...

Society of Women Engineers at National Conference in Houston

Growing Society of Women Engineers chapter opens new opportunities for students

Aug. 4, 2023

The CU Boulder chapter of Society of Women Engineers (SWE) saw growing engagement from the past academic year and opening many professional opportunities for its student members. We sat down with their society former and incoming president to get a glimpse of their journey with SWE and where they hope to land in the future.