Biomedical engineering graduates walk in procession

What’s next for the Biomedical Engineering Program’s first group of graduates

Jan. 20, 2022

The new alumni are already starting their careers to help improve the world of health care—from designing diagnostic equipment to developing technology for disease treatment.

Carrie Proctor

Alumna awarded CMEA Outstanding Young Educator Award

Jan. 14, 2022

Recent alumna Carrie Proctor always knew she wanted to impact young lives by becoming a music educator. Discover her passion to inspire youth through a shared connection to music.

Stephanie Saltis

Reframing the bully through joyful, transformative theater

Jan. 13, 2022

CU Boulder alumna Stephanie Saltis, a survivor of bullying, uses Shakespeare to help break the cycle of violence in Colorado schools.

Chris Anthony carries a pair of World War II-era skis up the flanks of Mount Mangart

CU alumnus finds, shares forgotten chapter of Colorado’s soldiers on skis

Jan. 11, 2022

Like many lifelong Coloradans, Chris Anthony knew a little bit about the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division. Unlike others, however, he was uniquely positioned to tell the story of how the division fought in Italy and even captured Mussolini’s compound on Lake Garda during World War II.

Abigale Stangl

Alum leading effort to improve web image descriptions for the blind

Dec. 20, 2021

Online image descriptions help people who are blind or have low vision easily access information. However, the important task of creating "alt text" is often neglected. It's a complex problem that Abigale Stangl has been working to untangle for years.

Alumnus Kevin Martin

Time magazine names CU Boulder spinoff a top invention

Dec. 10, 2021

Kevin Martin's startup, Unspun, earned Time's best invention of 2021 accolade. The alumnus’ 3D-weaving machine can produce a seamless pair of jeans. The technology was first prototyped in a Department of Mechanical Engineering's senior design course.

Embankment in Ecuador

Grad heads research on ground improvement technique ahead of earthquakes

Dec. 9, 2021

Alumnus Juan Carlos Tiznado is the lead author on a new paper that helps engineers better understand and predict the “liquefaction” hazard during earthquakes and more reliably mitigate it.

Elle Sandifer

Alumni spotlight: Working with Sanergy to address international sanitation challenges

Dec. 2, 2021

Elle Sandifer is a 2020 graduate of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. After graduation, she worked as a process engineer with Sanergy to address urban sanitation challenges in Nairobi, Kenya.

Lauren Spaulding

Alumna and diversity advocate joins future-focused Thalea String Quartet

Sept. 21, 2021

Viola performance graduate Lauren Spaulding, a CU alumna and diversity, equity and inclusion advocate, this month joined the acclaimed Thalea String Quartet at the University of Maryland.

Lindsay Kirk

Alumna looks to give back through new NASA envoy program

Sept. 21, 2021

Lindsay Kirk, who was an aerospace engineering graduate in 2008, works for NASA and is part of a new envoy program that will help build collaboration between the agency and the university.