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Doing the leg work to write a symphony

Anyone living in Boulder, in the shadow of the Flatirons, could understand the allure of taking your work into the mountains. Keane Southard (MMus'11) has a hunch that the wind blowing through the trees, the sound of critters and the very contour of the earth will set a unique scene as he writes his first symphony.


Hitting the trail to beat stress, give back

Emily Schaldach’s college experience is not quite what she expected. She is on a tight schedule, trains hard and goes to bed early. And she is taking calculus. As a competitive racer for the CU-Boulder Cycling Team and Ridebiker Alliance, Schaldach spends time on her bike every single day.


Something for everyone at Diverse Learners Awareness Week

The University of Colorado’s first Diverse Learners Awareness Week, April 18-22, is a week for everyone to celebrate the diversity of ways we learn and play. The events will include interactive demonstrations, live-action theater, an assistive technology expo, conference-style presentations, roundtable discussions, film screenings, adaptive sports demonstrations and more. See the entire lineup on the Accessible Technology website.

Campus Events

Class of 2016: Inspiring the next generation through teaching

Pati Hernandez’s Facebook page recently sent her a reminder about where she was two years ago — in a practicum classroom as an education student. The reminder was fitting as graduation looms and considering that classroom experience solidified her aspirations of becoming a teacher.

Campus Innovations

CU-Boulder New Venture Challenge teams to make first pitches Oct. 7

Thirty-eight teams have signed up to toss their ideas into the entrepreneurial ring the evening of Oct. 7, the first pitch event of the University of Colorado Boulder’s eighth annual New Venture Challenge (NVC). Though the event has reached full registration capacity both for pitchers and audience members, it’s not too late for people to become involved in NVC events throughout the school year building up to the season finals this spring.