As he plodded across Mount Everest’s knife-edge Summit Ridge on May 20, 2011, Neal Beidleman (MechEngr’81) realized something was not right.
Cheering on players amid sun, rain, snow and bitter cold, 87-year-old twins Betty Fitzgerald Hoover (A&S’46) and Peggy Fitzgerald Coppom (A&S’46) may hold the record for attending the most CU sports games ever.
David Litschel (Art’74) photographed this traditionally dressed Maasai youth watching a herd of cattle in Sinya Private Wildlife Conservancy outside of Arusha in northern Tanzania.
The idea came to Howard Schultz (Comm’75) at the end of a long weekend as he crawled into bed in his Los Angeles home and glanced at his TV.
A gorgeous view of the Flatirons from Chautauqua.
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When Tom Brokaw wrote his paean to the Greatest Generation, he left them out. Filmmaker Ken Burns skipped them when he documented The War. They are the estimated 100,000 women who joined the military during World War II.
Our Forever Buffs alumni respond with their letters.
Some important sports statistics you won’t find on the scoreboard.
Ralphie’s Kids Roundup, a program in which donors give money for football and women’s basketball tickets for children, kicked off its seventh year this fall.
One of the last parts of the brain to mature is the prefrontal cortex. What this means is that — please don’t take this the wrong way — the odds are that your 18-year-old isn’t playing with a full deck.
Like Bill McCartney experienced while coaching Jon Embree (Comm’88), Embree began his head coaching career at Colorado with one win in his first nine games.
The cross country teams won the first ever Pac-12 Conference titles in any sport, sweeping the men’s and women’s races in October. The victories mark the 13th time in school history that the men and women have won both titles at a conference championship since the inception of a women’s program in 1976. This is
Fourth-generation CU alum Alan Cass (A&S ex’63, HonDocHum’99) grew up on campus playing in the ditches and fishing for crawdads in Varsity Lake with strung bacon.
Anakary Valenzuela is one of the thousands of Latino youth who serves as an information leader in her family, promoting civic engagement. Associate professor of journalism Mike McDevitt and Mary Butler (MComm’11) co-authored a study on Latino youth and their civic influence within their families.
On Oct. 11, university officials filled a time capsule with contemporary items and placed it in the Macky cornerstone to be reopened in 100 years.
Beginning in the spring, CU-Boulder students studying journalism as a major will be required to undertake an additional course of study under the new Journalism Plus program.
For those looking for another reason to get out and exercise, a CU-Boulder study reveals that just a little physical exercise can help protect us from long-term memory loss in old age.
Don’t let Williams Village’s 1960s architecture fool you into thinking the complex is stuck in yesteryear.
Self-injury occurs mostly among those in their teens and 20s, can occur in the 30s and grows more rare after age 40.
Have a problem? Start an innovative tech-based business to fix it, say some CU-Boulder entrepreneurial students and young alumni.
Other than drinking coffee in the UMC and beer at The Sink, is there any more widely-shared experience among CU-Boulder alumni than driving up the turnpike from Denver and seeing Boulder and the university from the top of Davidson Mesa?
Hired in spring 2005, Mike Bohn has had an eventful tenure as athletic director. He has brought in new head coaches in three of CU’s most prominent sports — football and men’s and women’s basketball — led CU’s move to the Pac-12 and received a contract extension through June 2016.
In 1960 donations made up 1 percent of CU-Boulder’s budget and state support accounted for 30 percent.
Do you ever wonder why you have a difficult time paying attention? Or why some people are more sensitive to pain?
As one of the world’s leading institutions in solar research, CU-Boulder was selected this fall to serve as the headquarters of the National Solar Observatory.
Africa’s Wildlife: Botswana, Zambia & Victoria Falls May 31 – June 14 Join us on an African adventure exploring some of the world’s most exotic wildlife. Starting out at Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls, this African adventure includes game viewing at Botswana’s Chobe National Park and Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park — Zambia’s newest and least developed
Represent the Buffs at CU Night, Friday, Jan.20 at the National Western Stock Show.
Kelly Heffer Green (Comm’97) may possibly head the most important company of which you’ve never heard.