U.S. News & World Report showcases Metro State's aerospace initiative

U.S. News & World Report covered Metro State's aerospace manufacturing program.


Within the Metropolitan State University of Denver's campus is a hidden gem -- a developing program that intends to marry advanced manufacturing with aerospace and engineering fields.

"It's a diamond in the rough," says student Taletha Maricle-Fitzpatrick, who's graduating this year with a degree in aerospace physics. "There aren't very many aerospace people and even fewer aerospace physics majors. I found that because of that I received a lot more support."

The goal of the program, dubbed the Aerospace and Engineering Science initiative, is to draw in students from different disciplines to fill a need for homegrown talent in the local aerospace industry, a problem known within the state as the "Colorado Paradox."

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