BOULDER – At the conclusion of the University of Colorado women’s tennis match against No. 3 UCLA on Sunday, March 16, the CU coaching staff and student-athletes will host a Campus Kids’ Day Clinic. The match against UCLA will begin at 10 a.m. at the South Campus Courts. The Campus Kids’ Days will take place
Eric Stough (Film’95), animation director and producer of South Park, will speak at the CU-Boulder spring Commencement ceremony May 9 at Folsom Field.
PARK CITY, Utah — The 61st Annual NCAA Skiing Championships are set to begin here Wednesday, and the University of Colorado ski team is out to defend its national title claimed back east in Middlebury, Vt., a year ago. It was an interesting year in the west, as no school really dominated; the four usual
Read about alums Bond Camp and Worthy McCormick who just opened The Bivouac in Breckenridge. Here’s an excerpt from the Denver Post:When Bond Camp and Worthy McCormick first decided to renovate a small lodge here into a premium hostel, they hesitated to use the H-word after another local businessman got the wrong impression. “There was this
A new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder bolsters the theory that the first Americans, who are believed to have come over from northeast Asia during the last ice age, may have been isolated on the Bering Land Bridge for thousands of years before spreading throughout the Americas. The theory, now known as
The main campus will be closed to non-affiliates from noon to 6 p.m. The Norlin Quad will be closed to everyone throughout the day. Even with the passage of Amendment 64 two years ago, state law does not allow pot smoking in public or possession of marijuana by those under 21.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams are wrapping up their seasons and heading into tournament play. Help us cheer them on!
Join the Roaming Buffs on the cycling trip of a lifetime. Visit fortified hill towns and ruins that predate ancient Rome, follow cypress-dotted coastal byways and old wine roads past generations-old vineyards and relax on the Tyrrhenian Sea beaches and seaside towns.
ESPN’s basketball rendition of College GameDay, in existence for a decade, made its first appearance at the University of Colorado on Saturday. The telecast from the Coors Events Center was a spectacle from start to finish, with the C-Unit making its presence more than apparent to the national TV audience.
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A group of University of Colorado Boulder students and alumni have put their entrepreneurial might into creating the area’s first co-working space designed to connect students with the business community.
Fifty years ago, Billy Kidd (Econ’69) and Jimmie Heuga (PolSci’73) became the first American men to win Olympic medals in skiing. Racing slalom in the 1964 Winter Olympics at Innsbruck, Austria, Kidd who won the silver and Heuga won bronze. The duo made history on Feb. 8, 1964.
By Jennifer Young Not many people get to see a rocket on its launch pad. I knew it would be fascinating, but when I finally saw the MAVEN spacecraft I didn’t realize how beautiful it would be or that I could be equally excited, sad, proud and anxious to see my years of hard work
CU-Boulder Olympians competed in alpine skiing, slalom and slopestyle skiing.
Making his third flight as a NASA astronaut, University of Colorado Boulder alumnus Steve Swanson will blast off for the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on March 25.
University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano will today join leaders from higher education, business, state government and non-profit foundations for a White House meeting on expanding college opportunities for American students. The event, hosted by the President and First Lady, is focused on generating new ideas for expanding opportunities to more students across
The University of Colorado Boulder is educating first-time renters on the basics of leasing and living off campus during the seminar “Living Off-Campus: Everything First Timers Need to Know.” Sessions will be held Jan. 15 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and Jan. 16 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in University Memorial Center room 425.
Two faculty members in the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science have been honored with the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER award.
Join the Roaming Buffs on a captivating tour of Cuba from Havana to the southern coastline April 26-May 4, 2014. Our base in Havana presents an ideal setting to interact with local citizens and uncover new perspectives of the Caribbean’s largest island. On the coast, journey to countryside tobacco and sugarcane fields and visit beautifully preserved colonial cities.
The Year in Review: 2013 The men’s and women’s basketball teams both are selected to compete in the NCAA tournament in the spring. The CU ski team wins its 19th NCAA Championship in March. The CU men’s cross country team claims its fourth national championship in the fall. Mike MacIntyre was hired as the
The Year in Review: 2013 Astronaut Scott Carpenter (Aero’49, HonDocSci’00), professor Al Bartlett and CU faculty member and activist Joanne Easley Arnold (Engl’52, MJour’65, PhDCommThtr’71) are among many CU influential leaders and innovators to pass away. See our list of other Forever Buffs, faculty, staff and friends of the university who have passed away
The Year in Review: 2013 Steven Pollock was named a U.S. Professor of the Year in November by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. He is the second to win the award. Ana Maria Rey, a theoretical physicist and a fellow of JILA,
The Year in Review: 2013 A record 17.15 inches of rain fell on Boulder County Sept. 9-16, shattering the area’s annual average of 15 inches. Much of the city, including CU-Boulder, shut down for days as people were ordered off the streets and away from Boulder Creek. Residents, including Nick Carter pictured on 7th
The Year in Review: 2013 When South Park creators Matt Stone (Art, Math’93) and Trey Parker (A&S ex’93) premiered their musical The Book of Mormon on Broadway in spring 2011, it became an instant hit, grossing more than $200 million. When it was announced the show would go off-Broadway in 2012, tickets became nearly
The Year in Review: 2013 Hundreds of people travel to Boulder for Back to Boulder Homecoming Weekend Oct. 24-27 to enjoy events and activities. Fiske Planetarium is renovated and a new “star ball” is added. New and renovated dorms open on campus, Kittredge Central and Kittredge West. Julie Andrews is the spring Commencement speaker. Freshman
The Year in Review: 2013 MAVEN, the $671-million CU-Boulder-led mission to Mars, has a flawless launch to Mars on Nov. 18. CU-Boulder has the fourth most Peace Corps volunteers of any university, with 93 alumni serving worldwide. Creating Futures campaign surpasses $1.5 billion goal. Private donations will support, people, places and programs on CU’s
Grammy-winning jazz duo touring together for first time since 2008 BOULDER, Colo. — When jazz-fusion great Chick Corea and banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck first teamed up in 2006 to begin recording what would become 2007’s Grammy Award-winning “The Enchantment,” they had no idea how apt that title would become. Playing again for the first time
My wife Tanya and I first met Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s best known freedom fighter, in June 1990 when he came to Boston after being released from prison in February.
A University of Colorado Boulder research center will launch two payloads aboard Orbital Sciences Corp.’s commercial Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station on Dec. 18, including a biomedical antibiotic experiment and an educational K-12 experiment involving ant behavior in microgravity.
Congratulations to our graduates! Thank you for showing your CU pride by getting a legacy cord from the Alumni Association at December commencement. Legacy cords are worn by graduating seniors who have family members who attended CU-Boulder.
This summer’s plays include The Tempest, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry IV, parts 1 and 2, and the contemporary comedy, I Hate Hamlet.
In a season that continues to be very special, the University of Colorado volleyball team has advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the 17th time in school history, as announced Sunday night by the NCAA. The Buffs will travel to Minneapolis, Minnesota to face former Big 12 foe Iowa State (18-9) on Friday, Dec. 6
BOULDER—Senior Nikki Lindow surpassed the 400 career blocks and sophomore Nicole Edelman 2,000 career assists as the University of Colorado volleyball team snapped a five-match losing streak by sweeping the Oregon State Beavers (28-26, 25-21, 25-20) Friday night here at the Coors Events Center. “I’m glad we were not only able to come up with
Join us Sunday, Dec. 8 in the British Studies Room of Norlin Library. The party, including hors d’oeuvres, beverages and a silent auction, begins at 1:30 p.m. The College of Music Holiday Concert begins at 4 p.m. in Macky Auditorium.
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The University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business will present its 49th annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum on Monday, Dec. 9, at 1 p.m. at the Denver Marriott City Center.
A $671 million NASA mission to Mars led by the University of Colorado Boulder thundered into the sky today from Cape Canaveral, Fla., at 1:28 p.m. EST, the first step on its 10-month journey to Mars.
University of Colorado Boulder physics Professor Steven Pollock has been named a 2013 U.S. Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
By Thomas Fredericks (Law’72) [Editor’s Note: This speech was adapted for CU Voices. The original was given by Thomas Fredericks (Law’72) to a crowd of 300 people during the 84th annual Alumni Association Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Hotel Boulderado. Watch the acceptance speech from Thomas and the other award-winners here.] Upon
Flying off the coast of San Diego, Calif., the U.S. Navy Helicopter crew from HSM 71 proudly represents CU-Boulder in this MH-60R Seahawk.