Discover the richness of the Americana lifestyle with the Roaming Buffs aboard the American Queen steamboat and delve into the history, culture and grandeur of the pre-Civil War South.
rom the early 1900s until sometime in the 1960s, freshmen were required to wear distinctive green caps called beanies or “dinks” until Homecoming.
Travel to Boulder in October for Back to Boulder Homecoming Weekend Oct. 24-27 and make the weekend the best one of your fall! Get free appetizers and drink specials at our Buff Bash on Pearl Street, audit interesting classes, honor outstanding alumni at our Alumni Association Awards Ceremony and connect with other Forever Buffs at
Head to sunny Los Angeles with us this fall to attend our spectacular pregame and cheer on the Buffs when they play UCLA on Saturday, Nov. 2. Celebrate at our pregame, which starts 2.5 hours prior to kickoff at the Brookside Golf Course just north of the Rose Bowl Stadium. Early-bird tickets cost $35 for
More than 840 pounds of rocks were brought back by the six Apollo missions that landed on the moon. Boxes, like this one from the Apollo 14 mission, were machined from a single block of aluminum and specially designed to transport rock and soil samples back to Earth.
Jet down to Cocoa Beach, Fla., Nov. 16-18 for a once-in-a-lifetime, exclusive opportunity to watch a CU-Boulder-led mission launch into space en route to Mars.
Can’t Make It to Boulder? Top Reasons to Join Your Local Alumni Chapter Make friends. Develop strong professional networks. Help raise money for student scholarships. Learn more at alumni.colorado.edu/chapters. It’s time to get Flatiron fever and return to campus for three action-packed days during Back to Boulder Homecoming Weekend Oct. 24-27. In addition to the
Explore the Southeast Asia country of Myanmar on this exciting two-week journey.
Join religious studies professor Rodney Taylor to experience the cultural and historical treasures of China and Tibet Oct. 2-17 with our Roaming Buffaloes travel program.
The Sports Beverage Co. of Champaign, Ill., produced Big 8 and Big 10 Football Sports Soda can collections in 1984, but little is known about why they were produced.
From Folsom Field and friends to the Flatirons, it’s time to return home and be part of a 99-year-old Homecoming tradition Oct. 24-27.
Jet to Cocoa Beach, Fla., Nov. 16-18 for a once-in-a-lifetime, exclusive opportunity to watch a CU-Boulder-led mission launch into space en route to Mars.
Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Purchase the beautiful two-volume set of Glory Colorado!, and learn more about the university’s history from early Boulderites’ efforts to secure the university in Boulder to the dramatic protests of the 1960s.
Some Alumni Speakers of 2012 Dave Grusin (Mus’56), Composer Don Grusin (Soc’63, MEcon’67), Music and video producer Bill Reinert (MCivEngr’81), Advanced technology manager, Toyota Howard Schultz (Comm’75), Reality TV producer Plan your trip to Boulder this spring to attend exciting and informative panels, plenaries and performances at this year’s 65th annual Conference on World Affairs
The CU-Boulder Alumni Association celebrated 10 outstanding winners at the 83rd Annual Alumni Association Awards Ceremony, one of the university’s longest-standing traditions.
Plan a ski trip to Winter Park Resort Feb. 2-5 and enjoy fantastic discounted lift tickets and lodging while you mingle with other Forever Buffs and revel in the unparalleled Rocky Mountains.
Prepare your best Western attire — CU will be at the stock show again this year! Represent the Buffs at CU Night on Friday, Jan. 25 to enjoy the grounds, petting zoo and ProRodeo.
Don’t miss the opportunity to travel with us to Turkey, the “cradle of civilization.” On this 15-day tour, you will explore the culture of Istanbul, delve into the history of ancient Pergamum, discover the sites of Ephesus and cruise the beauty of the Turquoise Coast for four days aboard a privately chartered yacht. Conclude your journey in the seaside resort of Antalya with a side trip to ancient Perge.
On an extraordinary safari with the Roaming Buffs you will enjoy spectacular wildlife viewing in Kenya and Tanzania. Travel from grassland plains to the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, from the world’s largest volcanic crater to the edge of the Rift Valley, enjoying game drives and up-close encounters.
Share your memories at the Golden Buffalo Marching Band alumni reunion during Back to Boulder weekend Thursday, Nov. 1 through Saturday, Nov. 3.
Return to campus for three action-packed days during Back to Boulder Weekend Nov. 1-3, which also is Homecoming. In addition to the Buffs playing Stanford on Saturday, Nov. 3, we have tons of activities to make your weekend the best one of the fall.
Don’t miss our CU pregame event with food and Forever Buffs at Exposition Park three hours before kickoff. Be sure to look for our giant inflatable buffalo, Alphie.
Hit Southern California with us this fall to attend our biggest away game weekend when the Buffs play University of Southern California on Saturday, Oct. 20.
Four great CU professors join other world-class speakers to address a wide range of topics while we’re at sea, including spaceflight, astronomy, science fiction and the Mayan calendar. The trip starts in Miami before reaching an appropriate destination with a visit to the Mayan ruins in Tulum, Mexico, the day some believe the Mayan calendar predicts the end of the world.
The Alumni Association has more than 16,000 Forever Buffs in our LinkedIn account. Don’t get left out. Make valuable professional connections on the Alumni Association’s social channels.
The gem-encrusted Presidential Chain of Office is worn by the university president during commencement ceremonies. Designed by Mary Sartor (A&S’67, MFA’71), the chain is composed of minerals and gemstones from the state of Colorado — gold, silver, diamonds, citrine, topaz and amethyst.
It’s time to get Flatiron fever and return to campus for three action-packed days during Back to Boulder Weekend Nov. 1-3, which also is Homecoming. In addition to the Buffs playing Stanford on Saturday, Nov. 3, we have tons of activities to make your weekend the best one of the fall.
Hit the road with us this fall to cheer on the Buffs as they travel to Arizona, Washington, California and Oregon. Our spectacular away-game festivities are the place to be before every away Pac-12 game.
It’s hard to keep track of all our new academic and administrative buildings in this era of major construction that rivals the expansion during the 1960s.
From the charming villages and vineyards of Champagne and Burgundy in early autumn to the extraordinary sites of Paris, join us as we travel to these special areas of France.