2014 CU-Boulder Spring Commencement

The University of Colorado Boulder will hold its spring commencement ceremony on Friday, May 9, at Folsom Field. Join the story.

The ceremony, which is free and open to the public, will honor candidates for 5,891 degrees, including 4,489 bachelor’s degrees, 911 master’s degrees, 159 law degrees and 332 doctoral degrees.

Eric Stough, the producer/animation director of the popular animated television series “South Park,” is the keynote speaker for the ceremony. Stough graduated from CU-Boulder with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in film studies in 1995.

The new CU-Boulder graduates join more than 250,000 CU alumni out in the world making a difference as entrepreneurs, educators, groundbreaking researchers, artists, musicians, civic leaders, climatologists, astronauts and doctors -- to name a few.

For nearly 135 years CU-Boulder has been attracting superb faculty, staff and students and building strong programs in the sciences, engineering, business, law, arts, humanities, education, music and many other disciplines.

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Graduates, congratulations! Your hard work has brought you to this day. The University Seal you will soon see embossed on your diploma depicts a torch in the hands of youth with a Greek inscription that reads: "Let Your Light Shine!"


Lauren E. Cross graduates May 9 from CU-Boulder with a degree in political science and minor in economics, leaving her legacy with CU Student Government and the campus comedy improv group, Left Right Tim. A Colorado native, Cross sees herself...

All CU-Boulder students set goals for themselves, like studying abroad, gaining research experience or landing the right internship. For Matthew Cirac, a 23-year-old graduating senior, the main goal he sought to accomplish was to finish school –...

University of Colorado Boulder graduate student Emi Tokuda is trying to find effective ways to battle melanoma, a notoriously drug-resistant disease that is responsible for 75 percent of all skin cancer-related deaths. She is the subject of one...

Layne Jackson Hubbard, a CU-Boulder senior studying computer science and neuroscience, has a passion for solving problems and helping people -- not just individuals, but entire populations of people.

2014 college graduates shouldn’t have a hard time finding work. According to Lisa Severy, the director of CU-Boulder’s Office of Career Services, the recovering economy has translated to...

At the close of the 2013 spring semester, University of Colorado Boulder campus leadership began deliberations regarding changes to the academic calendar, with the goal of reinstating reading days before fall and spring final exams. The request...

When it comes to landing “good paying” jobs and receiving a high return on investment, University of Colorado Boulder graduates are in good shape nationally, according to two recent reports.

With many employers using social media and conducting Google searches as part of their employee screening process, creating a positive and professional online presence can go a long way in helping students land a job out of school.


Running with Ralphie

Running with Ralphie is a short film by CU Video senior Connor Cassidy. This is a short portrait featuring the men and women behind the Ralphie program.

Value of a CU degree tops other schools

When it comes to landing “good paying” jobs and receiving a high return on investment, University of Colorado Boulder graduates are in good shape nationally, according to two recent reports.

Students, Jobs and Social Media

With most recruiters using social media, focusing on a professional online presence is crucial for students entering the job market.

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