esmeralda

Ethnic studies major finds support, belonging on campus

Nov. 1, 2017

Higher education has always been important to Esmeralda Castillo-Cobian, an ethnic studies major at the University of Colorado Boulder. But coming from a low-income family, she sometimes felt that college was out of reach.Read more »
Trotsky

Depression-era shortstop catches good fortune, passes it on

Aug. 29, 2017

Skim milk was 10 cents a gallon, and spaghetti was cheap. “So, we had a lot of skim milk, and we ate a lot of spaghetti”—with no sauce.Read more »
math

The late Jack Hyatt continues his CU legacy with math endowment

Aug. 7, 2017

Believing that CU Boulder had helped lay the foundation of his success, Jack Hyatt supported the university for nearly five decades. Following his death, that legacy continues with bequests to the law school and the College of Arts and Sciences.Read more »
wheelchair

Scholarship helps students persevere through disability

July 18, 2017

Many scholarships go to the most gifted students: the smartest, the most talented and, of course, the fastest and strongest. CU Boulder’s Robert Wyant Scholarship is granted to students who might be none of the above, but somehow achieve academic success while overcoming the challenges of disability.Read more »
Photograph of Valerio Ferme

Honoring their mothers, Italian scholars fund scholarship and say ‘ciao’

July 11, 2017

Outgoing Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, Valerio Ferme, and his spouse, Giorgio Corda, a professor of Italian at CU Boulder, have established the Andermarch Cicogna Endowed Scholarship Fund in honor of their mothers.Read more »
Portrait of Jesse Kramer

Have endowment, will travel

July 11, 2017

Jesse Kramer (Physics '78) is combatting sparse resources by creating the Jesse Kramer Endowed Undergraduate Travel Award in the Physics Department.Read more »
Meyers

International-affairs students launch scholarship fund

March 20, 2017

Without scholarships, a lot of ‘super smart’ students would not be able to attend or finish college, CU Boulder students and philanthropists note.Read more »
Kreps

Humanitarian, lifelong student of people, politics memorialized in scholarship

Feb. 27, 2017

Political science is the degree that Kreps earned from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1993. And it’s for that interest which Kreps, who passed away last April at the age of 45, is memorialized in the newly renovated Ketchum Arts and Sciences Building.Read more »
Eagan

Former kid from Levittown boosts education, the great leveler

Feb. 27, 2017

To Christopher Eagan, growing up in Levittown, N.Y., America’s first and most famous suburb, was nirvana. But after 18 years there, Eagan was ready for a change, and he knew just where he wanted to go: the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
Casey

Career diplomat makes a world of difference

Feb. 27, 2017

It was during a summer-long family trip to Europe that 13-year-old Mary Ann Casey cemented her career plan: diplomacy. "You embark overseas as a citizen of a single country; you return home as a citizen of the world," says Casey.Read more »

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