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.


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.


Marching to his own beat

May 14, 2018

Ask Leo Borasio about his time as a student and he'll tell you it was pretty straightforward. Probe a bit deeper, and he'll mention his internship-turned-job at a startup, his recent trip to LA, or digging up ancient artifacts across the Southwest.


With med school on hold, seeking to help others succeed

May 14, 2018

Since he was a kid, he has dreamed of becoming a doctor, intrigued by the interplay of muscles, sinew, bone and flesh, and the complex structure of the human body.


Discovering the beauty of CU Boulder, staying for an education

May 14, 2018

Like many other college students, Ortiz faced challenges along the way, but found her community; asked for help when needed; and feels, if she could do it, others can, too.


Finding a voice in social justice

May 14, 2018

Born in Mexico and raised in Colorado, Herrera first set foot on campus as a junior transfer student intent on degrees in French and Italian, but he unexpectedly discovered a new passion.


Celebrating graduation, eight years in the making

May 14, 2018

Cori Fagan has spent the better part of a decade balancing a full-time job, parenthood and school. This month marks a major milestone for her; she is graduating with a bachelor's degree in classics.

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Bereaved mother takes pilgrimage to find peace, help others

May 11, 2018

Trish and John Deford hope to assist students who are battling addictions like the one that claimed their son, CU Boulder alumnus Sam Deford, through a new scholarship fund.


Car crash helps grad make moral case for religious inclusion

May 8, 2018

Toby Bollig, the spring 2018 outstanding graduate in the College of Arts and Sciences, took up accessibility in religious institutions after a serious car crash left him with a brain injury that made attending church "miserable."


Bioscience start-up sheds light on ‘dark DNA’

May 3, 2018

Born on the CU Boulder campus, Arpeggio Biosciences is looking to a previously unknown part of the human genome to better understand drugs and disease.