2015 CU-Boulder Spring Commencement

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

The ceremony, which is free and open to the public, will honor 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, is 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.

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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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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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