Markos

Lawyer, political science grad leaps into kelp farming

May 8, 2019

‘Kelp is the future of feeding the world,’ says Markos Scheer, as he launches what he believes will be the largest U.S. kelp farm.

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Sculpture class opened a door to art, and alum went all in

May 1, 2019

Rebecca Vaughan didn’t go to college planning to become an artist, yet she’s a successful artist and leader of an art nonprofit.

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Grads’ 500 Women Scientists group fights for science, justice

April 25, 2019

Says one founder: "European men had very different notions of who should be doing science and what science is. It is a human institution not built with equity in mind.”

Rosales

Author drops Southern Gothic into California

April 24, 2019

Everything he’s done, from serving as a Marine to working at the former Joder Arabian Horse Ranch in Boulder, has fed his career, says alumnus Christopher David Rosales.

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Reaching the top of Frito-Lay, alum chose a radically different path

March 18, 2019

An interest in big-picture questions is a common thread in Brock Leach’s success in business and ministry.

Sandrock

Runner, scholar took time to find the ‘life you ought to live’

Feb. 27, 2019

Mike Sandrock earned degrees in biology and business at CU Boulder, but he’d chosen those fields for the wrong reasons, he says; taking another path helped him find meaning in art and life.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Alumnus finds generational synchronicities in geology

Sept. 28, 2018

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

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