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.

leo

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.

jesus

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.

brenda

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.

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