damrauer

A long and winding road to success

Jan. 31, 2019

Army, non-traditional path at CU Boulder led Olester Benson to 2018 George Norlin Award.

hess

Climbing the Seven Summits

Dec. 14, 2018

Over seven years, Kimberly Hess and brother Steven climbed the tallest mountain on each of the seven continents. Next up for Kim: A trek to Earth’s poles.

wedding

Creative writing alums cultivate conjoined creativity

Dec. 6, 2018

CU Boulder alumni David Gessner and Nina de Gramont have succeeded both as authors and teachers.

Mary

Alumnus finds generational synchronicities in geology

Sept. 28, 2018

Grandson following footsteps of legendary CU Boulder geologist Mary Oswald Griffitts.

Urrea

Alum blends literary prowess, political commentary

Sept. 28, 2018

While Luis Alberto Urrea was at CU Boulder, Vine Deloria mentored him on a “lifelong project” that would later become The Hummingbird’s Daughter.

Rowe

Alum will support students of the (far) distant future

Sept. 5, 2018

After spending considerable effort trying to stay in Boulder for the long term, Courtney Rowe has also found a way to leave a little bit of herself behind when she’s gone—long gone.

Howison

Unveiling success one dress at a time

Sept. 5, 2018

Politics doesn’t necessarily draw a lot of pink-bow types, but Jillian Howison (PolSci’10), an unabashed “girly girl,” was mesmerized by a "West Wing" character.

Ketai

Rising star at Amazon values diversification and diversity

Sept. 5, 2018

Even by the time he was a senior at Chatfield High School in Littleton, Colo., Cory Ketai (PolSci’16) had put together a business resume that many a recent college graduate might envy.

Wycisk

Alum who built CPR into statewide powerhouse retires

May 23, 2018

After 40 years as the leader and visionary of Colorado Public Radio, Max Wycisk is stepping down from his position as president on June 30.

tyler

A passion for education

May 14, 2018

Known for his thoughtful insights and engaging lessons, Tyler LeCroy found his love for math and science when he started community college and then transferred to CU Boulder, soon driving a passion for education.

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