Casey A. Cass captures Old Main and the Flatirons on a fall day.
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.
When Kenneth Caughey (Law’55) was born on the University of Colorado at Boulder campus, it started a relationship that lasted 85 years.
Nil sine numine is CU’s motto, here’s to the Forever Buffs who have gone into that light.
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.
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.
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.
A CU scientist and her students study pythons in search of the answer and a cure for premature heart disease.
Two professors embark on research to uncover people’s perceptions of those who acquire things versus experiences.
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.
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.
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.
Despite a 3-4 start to the season, the football team lost its first two games played outside Colorado by a combined 78-7, extending its woeful road record.
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.
Dinner at the Gold Hill Inn is always a special occasion, but no visit to the inn was more special than the one my wife Sue and I made Sept. 23.
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.
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
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.
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?
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.
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.
For the millions of people who suffer from the effects of anxiety disorders, a CU-Boulder study could lead to improved treatments.
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.
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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Strengthen your workplace by hiring a Buff.
Details, details, details! Here’s some numbers to bellow about! The campus is growing, energy use is declining and more!
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.
Forever Buffs always have the last word – and here’s where they say it.
Details, details, details of our colorful Forever Buffs