Underrepresented ethnic minorities make up about one-third of the U.S. population, but when it comes to undergraduates who earn engineering degrees, only 4 percent are African-Americans, 10 percent are Latinx, and less than 1 percent are indigenous. Even fewer underrepresented minorities – only about 6 percent – become engineering faculty members, according to the National Science Foundation (NSF).
At a dining hall at the University of Colorado Boulder, students can eat salad greens fresh from a garden just 20 feet away. The lettuce is grown in a high-tech greenhouse attached to the Village...
In the midst of a swirling economy dotted with protectionist policies, tax cuts and a volatile stock market, economists like to organize and make sense of the world around them, says Martin Boileau, a professor of economics and associate chair of graduate studies at CU Boulder. Still, he says, “Tariffs are crazy,” and a majority of economists agree with him.
For Brenda Allen, professional and personal growth does not stop at just one juncture. Just take a peek at her career: She started as an assistant professor beginning her research, assumed various administrative roles, then helped to build sustainable initiatives as vice chancellor of diversity and inclusion for CU Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus.