Gabrielle Dunn

Gabrielle Dunn: Water resource/stormwater engineer

Jan. 20, 2023

Gabrielle Dunn was introduced to civil engineering as a child hanging out at her parents’ office. Now a junior in CU Boulder’s civil engineering program with a water focus, Dunn has one professional paid internship under her belt, will complete another one this summer and in the fall will move into the Bachelor’s Accelerated Master’s program.


New grasshopper-like material can leap 200 times its own thickness

Jan. 19, 2023

Engineers at CU Boulder have designed a new, rubber-like film that can leap high into the air like a grasshopper—all on its own and without needing outside intervention.

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'Smart' walking stick could help visually impaired with groceries

Jan. 19, 2023

Engineers at CU Boulder are tapping into advances in artificial intelligence to develop a new kind of walking stick for people who are blind or visually impaired.

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Top 10 Highlights of 2022

Dec. 5, 2022

Looking back, 2022 has proven to be a year of success and resilience for our college and community. Here is a look back at the top stories from the year as we head into winter break and 2023.

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Chemical engineering major wins the college's Academic Engagement Award

Nov. 30, 2022

It wasn’t enough for Benjamin Chilton to study chemical engineering at CU Boulder. While at the university he became a firefighter, a course assistant and student ambassador, as well as studied subjects far outside the breadth of engineering.

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Catalyze CU’s 2022 cohort wraps with Investor Day, life-changing impact for participants

Oct. 18, 2022

Four Catalyze CU startups pitched their ventures to local investors in the culmination of the 12-week accelerator program.

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Engineering Student Success Hub opens its doors in renovated north wing

Sept. 28, 2022

The Hub provides a space dedicated to student success that unifies offices previously spread across the Engineering Center, including academic coaching and advising, Engineering Career Services and CAPS counselors.

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23 students earn major NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Sept. 28, 2022

Twenty three CU Boulder engineering students have earned National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for 2022, a recognition of their strong potential for outstanding research in graduate school and beyond. Fellows in the competitive program receive a three-year stipend, coverage of tuition and fees, and opportunities for international research and...

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Save the date: ATLAS Research Showcase set for Oct. 21

Aug. 24, 2022

The sixth annual ATLAS Research Showcase will feature laboratory and studio tours, demos and poster presentations, along with opportunities to connect with the institute's thriving community of creative technologists, inventors and artists.

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Details on the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program's annual Sidewalk Symposium

Aug. 24, 2022

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is seeking students to participate in their annual sidewalk symposium during Research and Innovation Week 2022. The symposium – set for Oct. 18 – invites undergraduates to create and share their research with chalk art on campus walkways in collaboration with a professional artist. The event is open to undergraduates at any stage of their project timeline to participate.