Newsroom University of Denver (Engineering)
2017
August
14,
2017
The engineering community is beginning to take note of the University of Denver in ways that were hard to imagine just five years ago. Nowhere was this more evident than at the 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit, sponsored by the U.S. National A...
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July
24,
2017
“Star Trek” had Kirk, Picard and Spock. Now, NASA has Robb Kulin (BS ’04), a University of Denver alumnus who is one of 12 out of more than 18,000 applicants to be selected for the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Program. While his future missions ma...
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June
08,
2017
Bonnie Clark, associate professor of anthropology, took a new approach to her “Artifacts, Texts and Meanings” class this spring thanks to the availability of 3D printers at the Innovation Floor, housed in the Ritchie School of Engineering and Compute...
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February
28,
2017
The University of Denver is partnering with Japanese venture capital firm FVC Americas. The partnership is an opportunity for the University and its researchers who are eager to identify new ways to bring products to market. FVC Americas (FVCA) wi...
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February
10,
2017
For 1,291 international students at the University of Denver, the travel ban executive order signed by President Donald Trump has some of them worried about their future. Of those students, 3 percent are from countries directly impacted by the ban — ...
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January
31,
2017
Sustainability, reliability, security and cost effectiveness — all are important factors when considering how to best approach and solve the issue of how we get our electricity. Thanks in part to two research grants from the U.S. Department of En...
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2016
December
23,
2016
It’s hard to miss Brad Davidson in DU’s new engineering and computer science building. The mechanical engineering associate professor is also director of the Human Dynamics Lab and is conducting research for the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging. B...
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November
07,
2016
“Social entrepreneurship embodies what our students want these days. They want to be successful entrepreneurs, start businesses and launch new projects that positively impact the world around them.” That’s why Erik Mitisek, executive director of D...
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October
24,
2016
“Making solar energy as cheap as coal. Making electric vehicles as affordable as the ones that run on gas. They’re ambitious goals, but they are achievable. We are encouraging companies, research universities and other organizations to get involved a...
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October
17,
2016
It was a day more than two years in the making. On Friday, Oct. 14, the DU community marked the grand opening of the new home for the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science. The five-floor, 130,000-square-foot facility fe...
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September
09,
2016
As many as 15,000 participants representing small businesses, startups and entrepreneurs will gather Sept. 12–16 for Denver Startup Week, an annual summit of entrepreneurial energy, innovation and connection. Now in its fifth year, the event was ...
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August
25,
2016
Students returning to the University of Denver this fall will soon notice the addition of dining and housing options, as well as a few renovations within some student residences. Lynn Marie Apartments, which was formerly a mixed-use building h...
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August
23,
2016
“Money isn’t the motive. Enable technologies I think is way more satisfying. Knowing that your product is helping the lives of people.” So says Oscar Reyes III, for whom innovation is a primary motivation. That’s why he and two other DU mechanical en...
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August
04,
2016
Thousands of miles from home, a group of Egyptian Fulbright Scholars has arrived on the University of Denver campus as part of the Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program. The group of six, who are all faculty members at various universities...
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June
30,
2016
As unemployment drops, many new college graduates are often finding it harder to get a job right after school. However, there is one professional field where the demand is quickly growing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2020 there wi...
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June
29,
2016
“They love Colorado.” That’s the message from JB Holston after spending a week in Brazil. The dean of the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science was there with a Colorado delegation that included Gov. John Hickenlooper and...
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June
21,
2016
One of the most popular athletic shoe companies in the world is partnering with the University of Denver. “Nike has a high regard for innovation and we strive to be the most innovative company period,” says Bryan Conrad, senior researcher for Nike ba...
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