Engineering Center

Environmental engineering grad students win AWWA scholarships

March 23, 2018

Environmental engineering students Sydney Ulliman and Kaitlin Mattos are the recipients of two prestigious American Water Works Association scholarships.

CU Boulder School of Education Professor Bill Penuel

2 new grants support deeper learning and equity in STEM

March 23, 2018

In an effort to promote equity in mathematics and science education, two foundations have awarded funding to CU Boulder and its partners to enhance research in deeper learning among students.

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CU Boulder offers inaugural Colorado Science and Engineering Policy Fellowship

March 23, 2018

Policy is increasingly playing a hand in what guides the technical world. That's why campus has teamed up with Colorado state representatives on a new fellowship.

Old Main building during winter

Academic Futures: Notes from a great conversation, March 21 edition

March 21, 2018

This week, E. Scott Adler, professor of political science at CU Boulder, writes on behalf of the Academic Futures interdisciplinary teaching and research subcommittee.

Physics students works in lab.

Grad programs earn high marks in 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings

March 20, 2018

CU Boulder's graduate offerings—in atomic/molecular/optical physics, environmental law, quantum physics, physical chemistry and other areas—are once again named among the nation's best.

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Check out the digital humanities graduate certificate

March 19, 2018

Want to gain expertise in the intersection of the humanities and digital technology, create and use digital tools for research, or assess the diverse impacts of technologies on people and society? Apply now.

Chancellor Philip DiStefano speaks at the 2018 spring town hall

Spring Town Hall recap: Academic Futures a no-holds-barred invitation

March 16, 2018

Chancellor DiStefano set the stage for a reflection on the state of higher education and the university's approach to its future, inviting everyone to bring their most creative ideas of what CU Boulder could be.

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9 schools join CU Boulder in push for active learning in undergraduate math education

March 16, 2018

Led by the School of Education and Department of Mathematics, universities have joined a five-year award aimed to help undergraduates pursuing STEM degrees succeed in introductory mathematics.

Old Main building in winter

Academic Futures: Notes from a great conversation, March 14 edition

March 14, 2018

This week, Sarah Krakoff of the University of Colorado School of Law offers thoughts from the Academic Futures subcommittee on keeping the public in public higher education.

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Get the most out of your summer

March 12, 2018

Summer is a great time to earn the credits you need while still being able to work, play, intern and travel. Consider joining the nearly 8,000 students who take courses at CU Boulder each summer.