At the end of every academic year the Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science recognizes the faculty and staff members who have gone above the call of duty during the school year. These faculty and staff members have made exceptional strides for the Ritchie School students and community. Meet the 2019-2020 academic year’s award winners.
The Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science was overjoyed to celebrate virtually with our graduating students on June 12. Faculty, staff, and family members gathered together to honor the achievements of the class of 2020.
In addition to honoring all of the graduating students, the Ritchie School also recognized several students with awards from the school and different departments for work that went above and beyond during their academic career.
At the end of February, the Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science hosted the annual Engineering Week. 2018 DU graduate Daniel Farrell gave a presentation at the end of the week titled “Bringing an Entrepreneurial Mindset to Industry.” Farrell’s story of success is a bit more unconventional–but his methods to landing his dream job can be utilized by anyone by incorporating “grit, hustle, and initiative.”
The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) recently recognized the Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science for being a top school in their Diversity Recognition Program with the Bronze Award.
When you’ve watched a movie or television show in the past, say Breaking Bad or Iron Man, have you ever wondered how scientifically correct it is? Ann Merchant, the deputy executive director for communications at the National Academy of Science (NAS), visited DU to talk about just that.