A screen capture of John Falconer's How to Study: Part 1, education title slide. Flatiron mountains are seen behind the CU Boulder campus

LearnChemE founders celebrate 10 years of chemical engineering education with a new NSF grant

Sept. 23, 2020

Ten years ago, a few professors had a question: what if chemical and biological engineering students and instructors could get free, in-depth, high-quality instruction on hundreds of subjects within the field any time they wanted?

AQIQ in Mongolia Experiment

Air Quality Inquiry project extends from rural Colorado into Mongolia

Sept. 21, 2020

For three years, Air Quality Inquiry has been reaching K-12 students across rural Colorado. This year, Daniel Knight and his team extended the program across the globe to reach Public Lab Mongolia, a nonprofit whose mission is to make data available to the Mongolian public.

dam turbines

An inside look: Interning with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Sept. 3, 2020

Before his internship with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, mechanical engineering student Kyle McDonnell didn't know cost engineering was an engineering career path. He said his internship gave him a taste of what working at the Corp would be like and a taste of the construction field as well.

Seal of the Department of Defense

Mains and Schlafmann earn fellowships in competitive Department of Defense research and engineering program

Aug. 26, 2020

Graduate students Kathryn Mains and Kyle Schlafmann have earned fellowships in the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program, a prestigious, national security-focused initiative.

Gabriella Abello

Time for reflection: Stories of resilience in the COVID-19 era

Aug. 18, 2020

After graduating from CU in May, Gabriella Abello spent the summer weighing all her options. Graduate school? Find a job? Something else entirely?

Abigail Fernandes

Lemons into lemonade: Stories of resilience in the COVID-19 era

Aug. 18, 2020

Abigail Fernandes made the best of a bad situation — and then some.

Dhwani Khatter

Waiting patiently: Stories of resilience in the COVID-19 era

Aug. 18, 2020

In March, before the world turned upside down, Khatter got a job offer in Georgia in her chosen field, cybersecurity. Unfortunately, before she could even start packing, the company reversed course and terminated the position because of the pandemic.

Adam Chehadi

Connecting and networking virtually: Stories of resilience in the COVID-19 era

Aug. 18, 2020

Adam Chehadi is an internship pro — he’s participated in technical internships since he was a junior in high school — but even he’s been thrown for a loop by the coronavirus pandemic.

Ahmed Ferjani

A new challenge: Stories of resilience in the COVID-19 era

Aug. 18, 2020

Ahmed Ferjani was gearing up for an in-person internship at L3Harris Technologies in Rochester, New York. But the pandemic had other plans.

A COVID-19 testing station outside of the Athletics Department.

Grad students and postdocs volunteer for campus COVID-19 population monitoring effort

Aug. 6, 2020

CU Boulder is ramping up its ability to conduct COVID-19 monitoring analyses by enlisting volunteer graduate students and postdocs across campus, including several from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

Pages