The University of Colorado Boulder held its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9, at Folsom Field. Join the story.
The ceremony honored candidates for 5,927 degrees, including 4,545 bachelor’s degrees, 908 master’s degrees, 149 law degrees and 325 doctoral degrees.
Cathleen Black, a former media executive and author, was the keynote speaker for the ceremony. Black served as president and chairman of Hearst Magazines and was an executive with USA Today and New York magazine.
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 more than 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.
It’s graduation time for colleges and universities around the country and for the 5,927 CU-Boulder graduates likely to hit the job market there’s good news. That’s because the job market is healthy and strong across the board, says Jon...
About seven years ago, Rob Kemp had two encounters that changed his life.
The first was when a mentor at the university where he earned his bachelor’s degree pushed him to talk with a former CU-Boulder PhD student. Until then, Kemp hadn’t...
Before Courtnie Paschall touched down at the University of Colorado Boulder, she’d graduated from the Naval Academy (‘08), attained the rank of lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and undergone years of flight training.
Paschall graduates on May 9...
Work and play collide in the lives of students in CU’s Theatre and Dance Department, where self-expression is the primary driver of professional development.
When you’re a master’s candidate, in your final semester, you don’t have a lot of time for yourself. Your days are spent writing, researching, neglecting to sleep. And when you’re working toward your master’s in music, a good chunk of your day is...
When Leslie Dong was 13 years old she traveled to China with her mother and siblings where they spent three years immersed in Chinese culture and learned to speak both Mandarin and Cantonese.
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.
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Early arrival recommended for CU-Boulder commencement May 9 - May 07, 2014
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