Coloradan Magazine

University of Colorado Boulder

The Sentinel

There’s more to Disneyland than meets the eye. Mike Morrison sees it all. Sometimes in a wetsuit.

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The Bee Counters

Colorado has one of the nation’s most diverse bee fauna. An army of volunteers is helping CU scientists track hundreds of Front Range species.

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Profile: Christopher Meloni

With his steely blue eyes, sculpted Italian features and brawny physique, let’s just say actor Christopher Meloni (Hist’83) doesn’t have much to worry about in the looks department.

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’90s Replay

For 50 years, CU-Boulder business analysts have produced a widely anticipated Colorado economic forecast. Lately, what they see looks a lot like the flourishing 1990s.

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The Humor Code

Skiers swarm the slopes of Colorado, art lovers crowd the Louvre in Paris, Elvis Presley fans pay homage at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. Where do comedians flock and cluster?

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Bargaining Power

This spring, Karin Rutstein (IntlBus’87) came home with a $180 wood veneer end table, a purchase she did not consider running by her husband before she bought it.

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Hand of the Builder

In a recent book, CU glacier scientist Tad Pfeffer enshrines the old-fashioned simplicity of historic New England summer homes.

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Art Beyond Reason

Amy Metier (MFA’79) paints by intuition and she paints abstract — which can mean starting with a picture that’s precise, specific, realistic: A French garden seen in a black-and-white photograph, say, with plants, trees, a meadow, a pond, a rotunda.

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Peace in Sight

A medical mission to South Sudan, home to the world’s highest rates of blindness, opens Jordan Campbell’s (Comm’91) eyes to a new direction.

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The Red Zinger

Growing up under the shadow of Celestial Seasonings, Sarah Siegel-Magness (Bus’95) discovers her own cup of tea is in film production and fashion.

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Our Man

After spending a lifetime in film as an actor, director and producer, Robert Redford braved the sea and starred as the sole character in the film AlIs Lost.

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The Invisible War

What Happens When the U.S. Military — The Most Powerful Institution in the World — Fails to Protect Those Who Protect Us?

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Success from Skratch

Sports physiologist Allen Lim’s secret mixes from natural ingredients are giving energy bar and drink companies a run for their money.

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Fractured Communities

In an unprecedented study, CU professors and students are exploring ways to maximize the benefits of oil and domestic natural gas extraction while decreasing potential negative impacts on the environment and communities.

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Power to the People

Some of the world’s most successful political movements have brought about change without violence, says Erica Chenoweth (MPolSci’04, PhD’07).

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Rarefied Air

Fifty years ago, Tom Hornbein (A&S’52) made history by being part of the team that put the first american on top of Everest.

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