Back to Boulder Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 23-26, is the perfect opportunity to reconnect with friends and your CU memories!
Registration for the fall 2014 Senior Auditor Program is Tuesday, Sept. 2 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 3 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Plan the perfect family getaway this fall during Back to Boulder Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 23-26.
For the first time in more than 50 years, a new college was approved by the CU-Boulder Board of Regents. The decision allows for the combination of the university’s communications department and journalism program.
The Heritage Center has teamed up with CU Libraries Archives and Special Collections and Colorado Shakespeare Festival for a special exhibition of Alchemist’s Corner: The Public and Private Life of John Barrymore.
On Friday, May 9, 5,891 degrees were awarded to graduates, including 4,489 bachelor’s degrees, 911 master’s degrees, 159 law degrees and 332 doctoral degrees. Eric Stough (Film’95), animation director and producer of South Park, served as this spring’s commencement keynote speaker.
Wear the Alumni Association black and gold legacy cord at graduation if you have relatives who are CU alumni.
We want you to know that all students and alumni are members of the Alumni Association!
Explore the wonders of Alaska on a spectacular summer cruise with the Roaming Buffs July 31-Aug. 10, 2014.
As part of its annual St. Baldrick’s Day fundraiser for children’s cancer research, The Herd — the student arm of the Alumni Association — shaved 123 people’s heads and raised $14,742 on Wednesday, March 12.
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.
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.
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.
2013 was an excellent year for CU-Boulder. Check out some of the highlights!
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.
Catch a glimpse of CU and Boulder all year long. Purchase your 2014 CU-Boulder campus wall calendar today! Each calendar costs $15 including tax, shipping and handling.
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.
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.
Today, CU-Boulder is third from last among its Pac-12 peers in the percent of alumni who give to the university. Help put CU-Boulder on top among Pac-12 schools and throughout the country. Our university’s rankings are, in part, based on the percent of alumni who give back to their university.
U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the top national universities includes four from Colorado, with three making it into the top 100.
Albert Allen Bartlett, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Colorado Boulder,was remembered as a revered teacher and visionary on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 3 p.m. in a memorial service open to the public at Club Level in Folsom Field.
On Friday, Aug. 23, more than 130 alumni lined up alongside the Forever Buffs arch to welcome 5,700 new students on their walk from Convocation to Global Jam.
On Monday, Aug. 26, classes started for the fall semester at CU-Boulder. Welcome back, Forever Buffs! All students and alumni are part of the Forever Buffs family, getting a lifetime of services and programming from the Alumni Association with no dues.
NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft was taken out of its shipping container and moved into a Kennedy Space Center clean room on Aug. 3, 2013. The spacecraft was delivered by Lockheed Martin the previous day from Denver, Colo. The orbiter will undergo final processing in this clean room prior to its mid-November launch.
Boulder clinched the top spot because of its mountain environment, promotion of active lifestyles, 300 days of sunshine a year and numerous shops, brew pubs and restaurants.
We are pleased to welcome Ryan Chreist (Kines’96,MPA’09) as the new executive director of the CU-Boulder Alumni Association.
Along with almost 1,200 Marines and sailors of Combat Logistics Battalion 8, Lieutenant Colonel Chris Hrudka (Hist’94) and First Lieutenant Zachary Knight (Anth’09), company executive officer, engineer company, are just finishing a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan.
On July 17 Chancellor Philip DiStefano named Rick George the new athletic director for CU-Boulder, effective Aug. 12, 2013.
On Friday, May 10, 6,084 degrees were awarded to graduates, including 4,687 bachelor’s degrees, 903 master’s degrees, 171 law degrees and 494 doctoral degrees. Dame Julie Andrews gave an inspirational speech to the cheering crowd at Folsom.
We want to offer our congratulations to our 2013 Directors Club scholarship winners! This year’s winners are Lindsay Goldworm, Justin Inslee, Jasjit Mangat and Blair Swearingen.
John Branch (Mktg’89, MJour’96) was awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in the feature writing category on Monday, April 16. His winning story, “Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek,” told the harrowing story of a group of expert skiers trapped in a deadly avalanche.
We are looking forward to the publication of our long-awaited alumni directory in September. The goal of this project is to improve our alumni data in order to better serve and engage more alumni.
Our hearts and thoughts are with everyone injured or affected by the explosions.
Get ready to have three-fun-filled days in Cocoa Beach, Fla., during the Mission to Mars Weekend, Nov.16-18.
The Alumni Association has an opening for an executive director and for a director of marketing and communications.
Sadly, former CU Foundation president Charlie McCord passed away last Saturday.
Argo, directed by Ben Affleck, depicts CU alum Tony Mendez’s (Art ex’54) suspenseful CIA mission during the Iran hostage crisis. The movie won Best Picture at both the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards this year.
From the fluffy, glistening snow to magnificent mountain views, few skiers can deny the awe-inspiring aspects of the sport. But Don McLean (Bus’77) has found a way to make the sport even better for college enthusiasts.
Join us for our Buff Bash in Berkeley, Calif., before the men’s basketball team takes on Cal on Saturday March 2 from 11:45 a.m – 1:30 p.m. at Pappy’s Grill and Sports Bar. Tip-off for the game is at 2 p.m.