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University of Colorado Boulder

They Only Eat Their Husbands: A Memoir of Alaskan Love, World Travel, and the Power of Running Away

In They Only Eat Their Husbands: A Memoir of Alaskan Love, World Travel, and the Power of Running Away, Cara Lopez Lee (Jour’88) portrays her life-altering journey from feeling broken and self-destructed due to several abusive relationships to a renewed life after a solo trip across the world. Lee passionately writes about the benefits she gained from running away from her tumultuous life and into the state of recovery and reconstruction.

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Profile: Sarah Shupp

Growing up in Dallas, Sarah Schupp (Bus’04) says she always wanted to be an entrepreneur. “I used to get in trouble in elementary school for selling candy to the other kids on the bus, but the detention was worth it,” she says.

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Profile: Sheila Mullan

Sheila Mullan (Jour’82) has good advice for college students. “Don’t just take the easy A courses in college because the courses you struggle to get through may be the ones that have the most influence on your life,” she says.

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Profile: Mike A. McCoy

Mike A. McCoy’s (A&S’65) passion for achieving a better understanding of the interrelationship of ecological systems has evolved over the decades. “It wasn’t much understood in the ’60s,” he says.

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A race of a lifetime

Rowing through treacherous four-story swells at the beginning of an enormous boating race, Anne Miltenberger (Mgmt’07) did not know if she would be able to complete the seemingly impossible task in front of her and her teammates: row across the Atlantic Ocean in a record-breaking 33 days.

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Building a collection

What do an ancient Roman glass vessel from 300 AD and a painting by 20th century Mexican artist Diego Rivera have in common? They are part of more than 6,000 works of art that make up the CU Art Museum’s Permanent Collection.

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A century of Macky

For 100 years Macky Auditorium has played a central role on campus as host to emergency campus meetings, commencements, political protests, music concerts, academic departments and beyond.

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Why I vow never to get MARRIED again

Fourteen years ago, on June 23, 1996, my husband and I got married under a Jewish wedding canopy, known as a huppah, surrounded by friends and family in the hills above Berkeley, Calif. It was a perfect day of singing and celebration.

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Fearlessly floating through fields of powder

Lucas Gilman (Jour’00) captures Sean Tonozzi as he floats through fields of fresh powder after a bountiful winter storm in the Jackson Hole, Wyo., backcountry. Cold Wyoming temperatures keep the snow fluffy — ideal for powder-hungry skiers.

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Volume 15, Number 2 – December 2010

DECEMBER 2010 Coloradan aims to connect, inform and engage readers in the life of the University of Colorado at Boulder through regular communication with alumni, faculty and staff members and friends of the University. It is published four times per year in March, June, September and December by the CU-Boulder Alumni Association. Permission to reprint

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Lawyers bills cut by donor’s gifts

There’s a public-service lawyer shortage, and hard times make it even more difficult to pursue careers in nonprofit and public service sectors. However, an $84,000 gift from the Donnell Initiative Fund supports CU law students’ work in these areas.

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December 2010 Editor’s note

This fall I was driving down Broadway past the UMC when my 4-year-old daughter announced from the backseat she was not going to college. I almost drove through the red light. Not go to college?

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CU at the National Western Stock Show

Lasso your family and friends for this year’s CU Night at the National Western Stock Show on Friday, Jan. 21, 7 -10 p.m. Your ticket includes entry to the grounds, petting zoo and, of course, the ProRodeo. The show features rodeo clowns, bucking broncos, bulls, a stagecoach show and our favorite, Mutton Bustin.’ Tickets are $10.

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Burks, Higgins draw preseason honor

Two members of the CU men’s basketball team — sophomore Alec Burks and senior Cory Higgins — were among the 50 players named to the preseason list for the John R. Wooden Award, college basketball’s top individual honor.

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Women’s golf swings onto national scene

The CU women’s golf program earned two team victories in a season for the first time, claiming titles in the Buffs’ Heather Farr Memorial Invitational in October and at a Colorado State-hosted tournament.

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Spikers experience growing pains

After going 3-3 in the nonconference season, the CU volleyball team lost eight of its first 11 matches against Big 12 opponents. The Buffs were swept in three sets in six of those conference matches.

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Asking age-old questions

After his childhood in Cameroon left philosophy professor Ajume Wingo pondering some of life’s deepest religious and political questions, he came to the United States in search of answers by exploring political philosophy.

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