Engineering building

An inside look: Undergraduate research with the Animal Inspired Motion and Robotics Lab

April 5, 2022

Riley McGill is a sophomore who has been helping build a small, six-legged robot in Professor Kaushik Jayaram’s Animal Inspired Motion and Robotics Lab.

Mayhoffer Farm

Students help preserve farm as a crucial urban buffer

March 7, 2022

As part of their capstone project for the Master’s of the Environment program, three graduate students worked with local communities to create a plan for the Mayhoffer Farm’s ongoing success.

Will Loughlin

Student Will Loughlin is a rare walk-on scholarship winner

Feb. 10, 2022

Will Loughlin, a senior in computer science, went from being a lacrosse player with a passion for intramural basketball to being a walk-on for the CU's men's basketball team—the first time this has happened in at least 12 years.

Jennifer Kaphammer

Silver and Gold Music Scholar’s interdisciplinary approach to music

Jan. 27, 2022

Scholarship recipient Jennifer Kaphammer—a first-year student majoring in music technology—shares how the scholarship impacts and inspires her future in music and technology.

Brown dwarf planet and stars

Astronomy undergraduate wins major scholarship at Cambridge

Jan. 13, 2022

Spencer Hurt, a senior who started his college career without any experience in astrophysics, is one of 16 students to win a 2022–23 Churchill Scholarship, which supports a year of graduate study at Cambridge University.

Zoe Fleming

Analyzing and explaining why complex issues exist

Dec. 22, 2021

With a dual degree in communication and sociology, Zoe Fleming is adept at analyzing and explaining why complex issues exist, in an effort to solve them. Fleming is CMCI's December 2021 William W. White Outstanding Graduate, awarded to the student with the highest GPA in the college.

Leah Rivera

A helper with a passion for justice

Dec. 22, 2021

Leah Rivera is the rare recipient of two awards bestowed by the College of Engineering and Applied Science: the Community Impact Award and the Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Award.

Atonio Vigil fishing with his mother

From electrons to Tolstoy, grad focuses on ‘biggest questions’

Dec. 15, 2021

Antonio Vigil, who is earning a degree in physics, has been named the College of Arts and Sciences’ outstanding graduate for fall 2021.

Laura-Elena Porras-Holguin

Magna cum laude graduate inspired by family, immigrant experience

Dec. 15, 2021

COVID-19 will be top of mind for Laura-Elena Porras-Holguin when she graduates. The virus deeply impacted her family but also motivated her to finish her senior thesis and solidified her desire to pursue a master’s degree in public health.

Ariel Flach

Student doubles up with flute, performance degrees

Dec. 15, 2021

The College of Music’s Outstanding Graduating Senior Award goes to Ariel Flach, dual music education and flute performance major. Flach personifies the college’s vision of the “universal musician,” emphasizing students’ preparedness for flexible careers.

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