Rock

Scholarship recipients thank donors, in person, for their help

May 22, 2018

Peter Rock is among scores of students whose tuition costs have been reduced thanks to donors and among the scholarship recipients and scholarship donors who recently shared lunch and conversation.

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Physician’s gratitude, desire to help is bone deep

April 25, 2018

One visit to a hospital operating room was all it took for Alex Meininger to choose a career path.

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CU Art Museum acquires the Sharkive, nationally celebrated print collection

Feb. 21, 2018

The Beatles split up, but the Rolling Stones were still packing Wembley’s Empire Pool. This was London in the early 1970s, and Bud Shark had come to make art.

Dusinberre

Cogswell award to recognize inspiration in CU classrooms

Nov. 30, 2017

The award will be available to anyone who teaches at the university, whether a full professor, a student teacher, a graduate assistant or an adjunct professor.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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