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.
Join renowned newscaster Tom Costello (Jour’87) for lunch and a lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 11:30-1:30 p.m at the 9News studios in Denver. The lecture, “Breaking the News with Tom Costello,” costs $15 and will include a box lunch.
We’re excited to inform you that CU-Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano, athletic director Mike Bohn, and new CU head football coach Mike MacIntyre presented a proposal, Wednesday, Feb. 20, before the CU regents highlighting a proposed series of upgrades to CU-Boulder’s athletic facilities.
The Senior Class Council is thrilled to announce that the legendary actress Julie Andrews will be speaking at the May 10, 2013, commencement ceremony. Ms. Andrews is a multiple winner of Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Grammys in her 60-year career.
Ten years ago on Feb. 1, 2003, the Colombia space shuttle broke apart as it reentered Earth’s atmosphere. All seven astronauts on board were killed, including CU alum Kalpana “K.C” Chawla (MAero’86, PhD’88, HonDocSci’03). She was 41 years old and was on her second shuttle mission.
Basketball season is under way and the Buffs need your support! Be sure to check out upcoming pregame events and Pac-12 Tournament information.
The news resounded throughout the Colorado football world recently: assistant coach Brian Cabral (Rec’79) will not be on the sideline for the 2013 football season — a place he has been since 1989, a career extending more than 23 years. The 1990 National Championship team has finally ended.
The Pac-12 Conference released its schedule for league games this fall, thus completing the University of Colorado’s schedule for the 2013 football season.
Join alumni, students and friends for the 2nd Annual CU Ski Day at Winter Park Resort on Feb. 2! Save 30 percent on lift tickets for the entire family and join us for a black and gold après ski party at the Derailer Bar for free appetizers, while they last, and great drink specials.
Get your beautiful 2013 campus calendar for just $15, including tax, shipping and handling.
Cheer on the women’s basektball team against no. 1 Stanford and no. 8 Cal and get discounted tickets online for only $3.
CU vs. Stanford on Friday, Jan. 4 – 8 p.m.
CU vs. Cal on Sunday, Jan. 6 – Noon