The director of the CU Law School’s experiential law program and adjunct law professor, Andy Hartman writes a humorous and practical guide for law students and junior lawyers as they transition from law school to practice. The Six Minute Marathon gives specific stories from Hartman’s experience as a partner with several major law firms.
In The Diviner’s Tale, Bradford Morrow (Engl’74) writes a gripping and haunting tale of a struggling single mother of twin boys by the name of Cassandra. While walking in a forest, a gifted dowser finds herself staring at the hanged body of a young girl.
In The Ringer, Jenny Shank (MEngl’00) writes a captivating novel of heart-warming characters we can relate to. After a police officer in Denver raids a wrong address and mistakenly shoots and kills a Mexican immigrant, both his family and the family of the killed are affected in devastating ways.
(Southern Illinois University Press, 2011; 256 pages) ISBN: 9780809330164–Amazon In My Life in Vaudeville, CU English professor Paul Levitt (Phil’57, MA’60) edited Ed Lowry’s account of his exciting life in the entertainment industry as an actor, musician and comedian. The book offers several unique insights into the vaudeville lifestyle during its decline in the 1920s
(Academic Press, 2011; 496 pages) ISBN: 9780123725813–Amazon Michael Breed, a CU professor of EPO Biology, co-edited The Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, a compilation addressing the physiological foundations of behavior. The book examines a wide range of topics including social behavior, foraging behavior, mating, behavior in domestic animals, parenting and learning. The book also has a
In Losing Twice, CU law professor Emily Calhoun examines the actions of Supreme Court justices toward losing parties in constitutional rights disputes. She explores the unwarranted harm that many justices inflict on those who lose disputes despite the obligation of justices to avoid harming those whose arguments are rejected.
In co-writing The Failure of Environmental Education, Daniel Blumstein (EPOBio’86) highlights the problems of environmental education and offers a new vision for the future.
In the third edition of The Iowa Precinct Caucuses: The Making of a Media Event, Hugh Winebrenner (PhDPolSci’73) and Dennis Goldford give the history of the state’s precinct caucuses since a radical political status change in 1972.
Andrew Nelson (BioChem’09) and Leah Feazel (EPOBio, MCDBio’05) were married in Cameroon last summer surrounded by people they had only known for a few weeks.
As director of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and Laboratory of Anthropology in Santa Fe, N.M., Shelby Tisdale oversees 11,500 years of Native American history. The broad collection contains almost 10 million archaeological artifacts and about 75,000 ethnographic materials and fine arts.
Who would have thought that running and wine paired so well? Matt Dockstader (Bus’78) did and in 2004 produced the first Napa-to-Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon.
Your fellow buffs share the details of their lives.
To everything there is a season, even Forever Buffs. Here’s to those who roam now in forever-summer fields. Forever Buffs!
In 1951 professor Dick Jessor arrived in Boulder expecting to “slum for awhile before moving to civilization on either the West or East Coast.” Instead he founded the university’s Institute of Behavioral Science and stayed for six decades.
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After 50 years as CU’s public address announcer, Alan Cass (A&S ex’63, HonDocHum’99) signed off at his last men’s basketball game as the Buffs defeated Kent State in the NIT quarterfinals.
The women’s basketball team, picked to finish last in the Big 12 Conference by the league’s coaches, saw its season end in the quarterfinals of the Women’s NIT where the Buffs lost 87-70 to future Pac-12 foe Southern California.
Goal and tribute accomplished. The ski team honored its fallen team member, Spencer Nelson (Bus ex’10), just as it had set out to do, by winning the school’s 18th national title in the sport with a solid showing in the slalom, cruising to victory in the 58th Annual NCAA Skiing Championships.
Tad Boyle completed his first season as head coach of the CU men’s basketball team with a record 24 wins and a trip to the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) semifinals.
Standing in the checkout line with a cart full of groceries at Pacific Ocean Marketplace, my 5-year-old daughter Madison tugged at my shirt. Pointing at the grey-haired couple chatting in front of us, she asked, “Mom, what are they saying?” I told her they were speaking Vietnamese and thought they were from Vietnam, a country halfway around the world where I was born.
Memorabilia wanted. Please contact the CU Heritage Center if you would like to donate CU-related items. For more information go to www.cuheritage.org or call 303-492-6329.
Purchase your spectacular 2012 CU wall calendar with large campus photos displayed in a much larger format than in recent years. This year’s calendar runs from January 2012 through December 2012 with unparalleled photography that reflects the changing seasons on the Boulder campus. Keep track of your schedule on this large 12” by 12” calendar or buy one as a gift for the Buff in your life. It costs $15.
To celebrate our entry into the Pac-12, we traveled to San Francisco and Los Angeles in March to connect with more than 400 alumni who attended our receptions.
Hit the road with us this fall to connect with Forever Buffs who live in Pac-12 territory.
The University Theatre is one of the buildings surrounding the Quadrangle on the CU-Boulder campus.
“Your guidance and encouragement helped me to stay in school and complete my undergraduate studies at a time when I had doubts about my ability,” Mel wrote. “You told me a degree would give me options I would not have otherwise. Your words had a profound impact on my career and on my life.”
The CU Board of Regents narrowly approved an in-state tuition increase of 9.3 percent for the 2011-12 school year because of dwindling state funding, which is under 7 percent.