Coloradan Magazine Archives

University of Colorado Boulder

Give the Gift of Glory

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.

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5 Days at the Conference on World Affairs

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

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Celebrating a Climb to the Top

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.

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Travel with the Roaming Buffs

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.

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Travel with the Roaming Buffs

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.

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Marching through history

Share your memories at the Golden Buffalo Marching Band alumni reunion during Back to Boulder weekend Thursday, Nov. 1 through Saturday, Nov. 3.

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Head back to Boulder

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.

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Show your pride at our pregame

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.

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48 hours in Los Angeles

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.

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Travel with the Roaming Buffs

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.

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A bejeweled tradition

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.

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3 days at Back to Boulder Weekend

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.

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Pac up with the Buffs

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.

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Finding yourself on campus

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.

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Travel with the Roaming Buffs

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.

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The times were a changin’

The campus climate in 1962 was one of controversy and turmoil amid debates over academic freedom, editorial independence of the student press and a recruiting scandal.

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’62 class reunion in May

On May 10-11, members of the class of 1962 will gather for their 50-year reunion. They will join the class of 2012 in the commencement procession into Folsom Field.

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Travel with the Roaming Buffs

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

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It is what it is

The CU Heritage Center has all manner of memorabilia – some of it requires …explanation. They’re always looking for more items with unique stories.

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Travel with the Roaming Buffs

Visit the land of koalas and kangaroos as you explore fascinating cities, stunning landscapes and exotic wildlife in Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand aboard the deluxe Oceania Cruises’ Nautica.

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Get your discounted CU gear

Check out the CU Book Store to get 20 percent off one item of Forever Buffs gear this fall. Present your alumni ID card at the Book Store in the UMC or purchase online at www.cubookstore.com. Type in “alumni” at the “Coupons and Gifts card” promotion box.

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