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Bison

There’s a Buff-to-Buff call on line 1

Dec. 2, 2016

When you pick up the phone, you speak with a bright, enthusiastic student from your alma mater. Soon, you find yourself giving the caller career advice, learning about the latest developments on campus, laughing, and yes, talking about the importance of private donations to CU Boulder’s mission.Read more »
Megan Dulsky

Scholarship recipients and donors celebrate together

Nov. 30, 2016

When Meghan Dulsky heard that she was going to study abroad, she was elated. Later, when she learned that most of her experience would be funded, she was brought to tears. Dulsky, a senior majoring in classics, is the recipient of the Ann Nichols Scholarship and the Herodotus Travel Grant.Read more »
 Ketchum Building

Remembering professors, supporting students

Sept. 11, 2016

Legendary political-science Professor Edward Rozek was born in Poland, fought with the British against the Nazis, immigrated to the United States, went to Harvard, became a conservative icon at CU Boulder and passed away in 2009. He lives on in the newly renovated Ketchum Building. An anonymous donor named a faculty office in Rozek’s name. The gift will support the Ketchum Scholars Fund, which supports social-sciences students.Read more »
Student in for the long haul for the love of education

Student in for the long haul for the love of education

Sept. 11, 2016

Statistically speaking, you wouldn’t expect Alma Hinojosa to do a study-abroad program in Israel while studying English at CU Boulder and working to become a lawyer dedicated to improving the U.S. public-education system. She was born in Durango, Mexico, and reared in Aurora, Colo. She was brought here at age 4 by parents who “every day invest sweat and tears” to give their daughters a shot at the American Dream. Thanks to Midge Korczak and other supporters, the dream is being realized.Read more »
Surveyors in China

Geologist's work spans globe, philanthropy helps students

Sept. 11, 2016

Dale Grant’s career and travel have spanned the world—and included jobs in eastern China and Saudi Arabia—and now his geology training helps quickly alert the world where, how big and how damaging severe earthquakes are. Now, the man who says he’s “always been a Buff” has moved to establish a significant scholarship for geological sciences students with his estate.Read more »
Alum’s unplanned paths led to prosperity and pandas

Alum’s unplanned paths led to prosperity and pandas

April 27, 2016

Take a pinch of serendipity, add a dash of coincidence and top it with a smidgen of good fortune, and you have the recipe for Janet Romberg Pollack’s life. The University of Colorado Boulder alumna and donor is now a narrator at the giant panda exhibit at the San Diego Zoo. But how she got there is a tale of unexpected twists and surprising turns.Read more »
Dance prof Ellsworth wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Dance prof Ellsworth wins Guggenheim Fellowship

April 12, 2016

CU-Boulder dance Professor Michelle Ellsworth is among a diverse group of 178 scholars, artists and scientists from the U.S. and Canada to be awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship this year.Read more »
Stack of books

With private boost, CU launches Finnish courses

Feb. 17, 2016

The Program in Nordic Studies has begun offering Finnish‐language courses at the University of Colorado Boulder. It’s noteworthy because it’s such a rare language, and the courses are offered for full credit, which means the courses can satisfy a foreign‐language requirement.Read more »
Archiving equipment

Big donation of archiving gear boosts film studies

Feb. 17, 2016

With the recent gift of $2 million worth of professional preservation and archiving equipment from Wyndham Hannaway, a visual‐effects specialist, film studies will be adding film preservation and archiving to impressive list of offerings. Hannaway’s Boulder company, GWH&A, has been a leader in creating professional imaging for film and media services for more than 30 years.Read more »
Mae Morgan, a Navajo weaver, is one of several weavers who produces rugs for an auction that raises funds for the Museum of Natural History at CU-Boulder. Photo courtesy of Harry Jackson Clark Sr.

Navajo rugs go from reservation to preservation at CU

Feb. 16, 2016

Start unraveling the annual 100 Navajo Rugs silent auction, one of the longest‐running, most successful fundraisers at the Museum of Natural History at the University of Colorado Boulder, and you’ll eventually come to … Pepsi Cola. It’s quite a yarn.Read more »

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