Published author and English Professor Stephen Graham Jones relies on his students to bring in new ideas and new ways of seeing things. Students—immersed in his courses on werewolves, comic books, slasher novels, screenwriting and haunted houses—rely on Jones to paint a picture of the writer’s life.
Now 96, CU-Boulder alumnus Jack Baskin was "quite tickled" upon learning that the first endowed chair in the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program (ITP) would be named after him. Elaine Baskin and Ken Krechmer, residents of Palo Alto, Calif., created the new endowed chair with a $4 million bequest from their estate.
The opening ceremony of the Olympics—with the parade of nations and athletes and the lighting of the Olympic flame—reminds Jordan Valutas, 2007 alumna of the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business, why she works so hard as client services manager at CoSport, a leading provider of consumer hospitality packages and individual event tickets to the Olympic Games.