From start to finish, the 2015 Bolder Boulder was a CU affair.
Despite the dreary weather, summer really is right around the corner and what better way to embrace the season than with a day at Elitch Gardens with your Forever Buffs family?
Join the CU-Boulder Alumni Association for the first CU Day at Elitch Gardens on Sunday, June 28.
Visit the Denver theme and water park with us and get up to 39 percent off regular ticket prices, plus so much more!
Online registration for the Be Boulder in San Diego event featuring CU coaches Mike MacIntyre and Linda Lappe closes Tuesday, May 26. Sign up today!
1960s Satellite recordings recovered by a CU team may tell us something about climate change, hurricanes, rainforests and a lot of other things we care about now.
In 1964 NASA launched the first in a series of seven satellites that would provide a wealth of new information about Earth’s atmosphere, weather patterns, ecosystems and oceans. The satellites, part of the Nimbus program, photographed the planet twice daily, taking temperature readings, observing clouds, gathering oceanographic information and testing meteorological sensors — generating millions of images.
You know you’re getting old when your roommate publishes his memoirs.
My CU roommate was Bruce Comstock (Econ’66), and fortunately his memoir, A Life in the Air, will keep you young at heart. It’s about how he floated through life. Literally: Bruce is one of the world’s foremost hot air balloonists.
Revel in the magic of the Mediterranean with your Forever Buffs family this fall.
For a limited time, the CU-Boulder Alumni Association is offering a $300 discount per person for the Mediterranean Mosaic tour Oct. 4-13, 2015.
Every year the CU-Boulder Alumni Association produces a calendar filled with stunning images of our campus and community. Now your photos can be a part of the calendar that will be seen by thousands of alumni, faculty, staff, parents and students.
It takes more than rain to dampen the spirits of CU-Boulder graduates and their proud families.
The University of Colorado Boulder Alumni Association is excited to welcome more than 5,900 graduates to the Forever Buffs alumni family this weekend.
The third time should have been the charm for CU-Boulder alum and entrepreneur Jim Walkley (Mktg’95).
After his two prior attempts to summit Mount Everest were cut short, Walkley was back in Nepal in April to try again.
If you’ll be on campus Saturday, May 9 for the 2015 Spring Commencement ceremony, stop by the Heritage Center to check out all the museum’s exhibits, including the wildly popular “Hit the Bricks!” model built out of LEGO bricks.
Jake Hurysz (Comm’15) was nervous when he stepped to the starting line of the track at the University of Washington last February. Three minutes and 58.13 seconds later, he crossed the finish line as the fastest man to ever complete a mile race in a CU uniform.
For millions of young children and parents worldwide, a problem-solving 7-year-old Latina girl with a flair for adventure has become a favorite imaginary friend.
Few know more about Dora the Explorer, the beloved star character of Nickelodeon’s immensely popular animated television series of the same name, as well as Cathy Galeota (DistSt’87), who has been part of the show from the start and served as its producer for six years.
Do you love CU, the Buffs and amazing views of the Pacific coast?
Join the University of Colorado Boulder at San Diego’s historic La Valencia Hotel for a special reception Friday, May 29 and get a taste of all three.
CU-Boulder alums participated in myriad events across the country April 24-26, proving that the Forever Buffs family is an active group.
The CU-Boulder Career Services office is offering a free webinar to help alumni create and manage an online professional profile. “Manage Your Online Presence” is scheduled for Thursday, May 7 from noon to 1 p.m. MST.
Do you want to reunite with old friends? Do you miss the beauty of Boulder in the fall? The CU-Boulder Alumni Association can help with both by helping you plan a reunion during Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 15-18.
The CU-Boulder Alumni Association will this fall host a special Homecoming Weekend itinerary just for Golden Anniversary Club alumni.
To rave reviews, nine CU-Boulder alums hosted 50 current students in their Boulder-area homes for dinner April 17-19 in the first-ever Dinner with 12 Buffs event.
Led by Alexis Keating, the Colorado women’s golf team finished fifth in the 2015 Pac-12 Championships Wednesday, the Buffs’ best finish since joining the conference four years ago.
The news of a lifetime reached Elizabeth Fenn, chair of CU-Boulder’s history department, around 1 p.m. on April 20, just as she sat at her desk to eat her lunch from the University Memorial Center. An email from a New York Times reporter caught her attention: It said she’d won a Pulitzer Prize.
Dathan Ritzenhein (Hist’06) was the first American to finish Monday’s Boston Marathon, placing seventh in the men’s race. The former CU-Boulder cross country and track athlete completed the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours, 11 minutes and 20 seconds.
Phil Watkins Jr. (Art’70) can do without spotlight or limelight, but his work glories in illumination.
“Light is what brings it to life,” says the eighth-generation stained-glass artist, one of few in the country who handles every aspect of the craft, from delicate restorations to original designs on almost any scale. He can sketch, measure, pattern, cut, paint, glaze and install, at eye level or nine stories up.
The CU Young Alumni chapter put together a BuzzFeed list of 10 things graduating seniors should do before leaving CU-Boulder. There’s everything from tubing Boulder Creek to kissing the buffalo at the Pearl Street Pub.
The University of Colorado campus was a busy place last week with thousands of people flocking to Boulder for the Conference of World Affairs. That event garnered headlines as did DNA-related research, the announcement of the 2015 commencement speaker and much more.
University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the appointment of Lori Bergen, dean of the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as dean of the new College of Media, Communication and Information. Bergen will begin her duties as dean on July 20, 2015.
When Tesfayohanes Yacob arrived at CU-Boulder as a graduate student in 2005, he spoke a different language, used a different alphabet and followed a different calendar than most other students. But he found the culture he’d left 8,000 miles behind was surprisingly accessible in Colorado: At the foot of the Rockies, he discovered something like Ethiopia.
Actors play characters; Heather (Bus’03) and Jonathan Arthur (Bus’03) play actors. They’re stuntmen.
October 1982. Los Angeles. Ghouls rise from a fog-fingered graveyard and join a zombified Michael Jackson in one of history’s most iconic bits of choreography in the watershed “Thriller” video, a mini-horror flick built around the eponymous hit song.
Taylor Simpson’s hometown of Colorado Springs is less than 100 miles from Boulder, but it took her more than two years to get here because she played volleyball for the Universities of Nebraska and Missouri first.
The lure of being close to family and friends drew Taylor back to Colorado in January of 2013 and in less than two years her younger sisters – first Cierra (a.k.a. Cece) and then Gabby – enrolled at CU-Boulder, too.
For the 67th year in a row, the University of Colorado this week welcomes the world to Boulder for five days of thought-provoking discussion of the complex world we inhabit.
The CU-Boulder Alumni Association and the Boulder chapter of Forever Buffs is celebrating the story of Jordan Campbell (Comm’91), director and producer of the award-winning documentary Duk County: Peace is in Sight in the New South Sudan.
The CU-Boulder Alumni Association will welcome alums back to campus during the annual Conference on World Affairs with a complimentary breakfast Tuesday, April 7 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Koenig Alumni Center.
The University of Colorado Boulder makes headlines daily. Check out a few of the most noteworthy from the past week.
Women make up nearly half of the American work force, but earn just 80 cents on the dollar compared to men.
The CU-Boulder Veterans Alumni Club is hosting its first meeting Tuesday, March 31 at C.B. & Potts in Broomfield.
Get a sneak peek at the spring issue of the Coloradan magazine online now!
The University of Colorado ski team fulfilled its quest for 20 national titles Saturday in Lake Placid, N.Y., holding off rivals Denver and Utah.
Nearly 125 Forever Buffs took to the slopes of Crested Butte Feb. 27-March 1 during the annual CU-Boulder Young Alumni ski trip.
The session, “Create Your Dream Career in Any Market or Economy,” features career happiness coach Anna Graham Hunter and her step-by-step process for implementing a savvy career strategy. It is scheduled for noon (MST) and will run for an hour.