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Study reveals health risks in low-income homes

A team of investigators from the Colorado School of Public Health at CU Anschutz Medical Campus and University of Colorado Boulder has identified that people living in homes with high ventilation are more likely to suffer from respiratory health issues such as asthma. Read more
Captain Chong Hunter

ME alumni Chong Hunter retires after 31 years of military service

Southwest Regional Maintenance Center’s (SWRMC) Contracts Department Head, Capt. Chong Hunter, was recognized for 31 years of service during his retirement ceremony held at Naval Base San Diego on Feb. 1. He received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from CU Boulder. Read more
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Jon Goldsmith selected for the college's Recent Alumni Award

The Recent Alumni Award, established by the GOLD Board in 2013, recognizes one outstanding alumnus/a each year for professional achievements, continued service to the college or university and admirable personal characteristics within 10 years of graduation from the college. Read more

Hands-on learning, advanced research, and an entrepreneurial spirit are defining the next generation of engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder. Students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering learn from a vibrant faculty conducting diverse research in consumer products, robotics, thermodynamics, energy, and the environment. We’re home to nearly 1,200 students in undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs.

We offer world-class facilities and an unrivaled spirit for business and industry. CU Boulder is ranked the #18th most entrepreneurial university in the nation by Forbes Magazine (2015). We also have strong connections to multiple national laboratories located here in Boulder, providing real-world research opportunities for students.