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
The University of Colorado Boulder introduced Mike MacIntyre as its new head football coach at a press conference Monday, Dec. 10 at the Byron White Club Room at Folsom Field.
Carrie McKenna, electronic communications student worker at the Alumni Association, captured this photo of three deer grazing in front of the Koenig Alumni Center on her way to class at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The temperatures were hovering in the 50s after a long-stretch of unseasonably warm fall weather.
Celebrate your wedding at the Koenig Alumni Center! We were just featured in Colorado Weddings Magazine!
The College of Music presents the annual Holiday Festival on December 7-9 in Macky Auditorium. CU-Boulder’s Holiday Festival is Boulder’s favorite way to ring in the holiday season and sells out every year.
During the next five months, you will receive a combination of postcards, emails and phone calls from Publishing Concepts (PCI) as they have been contracted to help us verify our alumni data and publish an alumni directory. We are excited to team up with PCI as it has been over seven years since we’ve had an alumni directory available for our alumni.
David J. Wineland, a lecturer in the University of Colorado Boulder physics department, has won the 2012 Nobel Prize in physics. Wineland is a physicist with the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder and internationally recognized for developing the technique of using lasers to cool ions to near absolute zero.
Celebrate this year’s 10 prominent alumni, faculty, staff and student winners whose outstanding service, energy and professional achievements demonstrate what it means to be a part of the University of Colorado Boulder family.
The University of Colorado will host Buffs Madness on October 12, an event surrounding the first practice of the season for the men’s and women’s basketball programs, it was announced Thursday by basketball players Spencer Dinwiddie, Chucky Jeffrey, Meagan Malcolm-Peck and Andre Roberson.
Since Jimmie Heuga (PolSci’73) founded Can Do Multiple Sclerosis in 1984, his positive can do philosophy has helped thousands of people living with multiple sclerosis. Can Do MS would like to honor Jimmie’s birthday and legacy by encouraging you to do something you can do on 9/22. Share your pledge on our Facebook page.
A new agreement also provides DISH with exclusive category sponsorship for Pac-12 athletic programs. The sponsorship includes stadium signage and logo rights with each of the member schools.
Seventeen-month old, Camille Borger, daughter of Zach Borger (Comm’01) and Lorna McBride Borger (Music, Math ex’99) of Austin, Texas, works on her cheerleading routine for the next CU game. Says great aunt, Deb Johnson (Hist’78), a staff member at the CU-Boulder Alumni Association, “We like to start ‘em young.”
More than 5,000 freshman students attended convocation on Friday, Aug. 23rd. Leaving the Coors Events Center, the newly-minted Forever Buffs were cheered by fraternities, sororities and Alumni Association staff and volunteers as they proceeded through the Forever Buffs archway and onto Farrand Field for Global Jam. Flickr photoset.