Alumni Association

University of Colorado Boulder

February 2011 National edition

CU Voices

Volunteering is this alum’s joy

By Lindsey Zemler (Engl’10 )

When I graduated from CU last spring, I enjoyed the idea of being free from the academic world, at least for a while. During my junior and senior year much of my inspiration and encouragement had come outside the classroom in volunteer contexts and I was eager for more. Read more

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Featured alumni event

Find S’mores and more at Family Camp

Every year dozens of families vacation in the Colorado high country at the Alumni Association’s Family Camp. This summer’s dates are July 3-9. Go here for more information or contact Dawn at 303-492-2281 or 800-492-7743.

Alumni Association events calendar


Skiers triumph on world stage

CU head skiing coach Richard Rokos and Team USA wrapped up one of the most successful overseas world-level competitions for CU in history Sunday at the 25th World University Games held in Erzurum, Turkey. Read more.


Jobs and careers

Negotiate your salary and find success

  • Job Search Success Group, Feb. 23, 6-8 p.m. Location TBA
  • Webinar, “How to Succeed at Salary Negotiation” (can be accessed from anywhere via computer) – Feb. 28, 6-7:30 p.m. MST.

For more information about this and other career events, go here or contact Lea Alvarado.

Contest Corner

Win CU stuff!

What year did Colorado Chautauqua in Boulder open? A. 1888; B. 1898; C. 1901; D. 1918. The winner will receive a black CU sweatshirt (no hood, size large). And congratulations to Son Pham (Chem’85, MD’89), the winner of last month’s contest, who knew that 1,373 international students are enrolled at CU-Boulder this year.

Here are some statistics from the Office of International Education about these students.

CU in the news

Job prospects up

An increase in job postings and career fair visits by recruiters seeking to hire CU-Boulder graduates in spring 2010 suggests an improving job market for spring graduates and alumni. Read more

Read more CU news


Study-abroad scholarship gives life to Sarah

Twenty-two years ago, CU-Boulder student Sarah Philipps was killed in the Pan Am Flight 103 terrorist bombing while flying home from a semester in London. The following year, the Philipps family established the Sarah Susannah Buchanan Philipps scholarship. Read more and contribute here.

CU Book Store

Get your CU gear!

Gear up and get courtside with some great basketball gear from the CU Book Store, from this Nike Replica Jersey to shorts for youths and much more. Go Buffs!

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The Alumni Association thanks our sponsors

The Peloton in Boulder, CO The Carillon at Boulder Creek The Colorado National Golf Course CU-Boulder Credit Card

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