With aspirations to work for a bio-medical company, Caitlyn Hughes was one of five women in a class of 100. She spent part of her college career putting on events for Girl Scouts so they could learn about engineering and how "awesome" it can be.
Born in Mexico and raised in Colorado, Efren Herrera Hurtado first set foot on campus as a junior transfer student intent on degrees in French and Italian, but he unexpectedly discovered a new passion.
Edyael Casaperalta knew she wanted a school where she could work toward helping marginalized communities navigate the complex waters of technology law. She now is graduating from that school with a law degree.
The autonomous dog has new tricks, thanks to a student engineering team. The goal is to create a robotic companion dog that can improve the quality of life for elderly people with cognitive impairment.