Ansh Desai

Boettcher Scholar Ansh Desai Wins Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest

June 12, 2020

The University Libraries are pleased to announce that CU Boulder undergraduate student Ansh Desai has won the 2020 Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest! Desai’s photo Sky Pond was taken in late May 2019 during a sunrise hike to one of Rocky Mountain National Park’s best-kept secrets. Read more...

Reina Krumvieda

Norlin Scholar Reina Krumvieda Works on "Hidden Voices" Project Funded by UROP

May 7, 2020

Professor of Piano Pedagogy Alejandro Cremaschi and his students are uncovering a neglected group of composers rarely visible in the world of classical piano music. Their new project, “ Hidden Voices ” explores the performance and pedagogical potential of piano compositions from 19 th and 20 th century African American...


Boettcher Scholar Maureen McNamara Featured in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

April 27, 2020

Decades from now, when Maureen McNamara looks back on her career, she says that she will still vividly remember the defining moment when she knew that she wanted a space-related career. How many people can say that a chance meeting with a Nobel laureate inspired them on their education and...

Joan Gabriele

SUEP Director, Joan Gabriele, awarded staff Equity and Excellence Award

April 22, 2020

Joan Gabriele, director of Special Undergraduate Enrichment Programs, is being honored with the CU Boulder staff Equity and Excellence Award. She has demonstrated her intentional commitment to making excellence inclusive at all levels of program operation for decades. Joan understands and oversees high-impact scholarship and grant programs that support both...


Boettcher Alums Dr. Mark Kissler and Dr. Stephen Kissler- Pandemic: Coronavirus Edition

March 30, 2020

Stephen, Mark and Matt are all back on together to talk about the long game plane, and discuss whether Easter is sufficient time to flatten the curve enough to go back out. Listen here on Apple Podcasts!


Boettcher Alum Jade Gutiérrez’s Toolkit for Community Change

March 30, 2020

Jade Gutiérrez’s varied interests may, at first, seem contradictory to one another. She oversees a research project at CU Boulder yet is critical of the ivory tower of academia. Her impossibly busy schedule allots time for, of all things, mindfulness and pottery making. And her work in CU’s Department of...

Kumar Thurimella

Norlin Alum Kumar Thurimella Earns Prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Feb. 18, 2020

For more than a decade, Kumar Thurimella watched helplessly as his father battled ulcerative colitis. Failed treatments and seemingly endless hospital trips ultimately led to pre-colonic cancer and a total colectomy. The experience gave Thurimella a glimpse into the fragility of health and inspired him to help patients of inflammatory...

Improv group practicing

Boettcher Alumna Elise Collins, Norlin Scholar Nelson Walker and Norlin Faculty Jim Walker Participate in Improv with a Purpose

Jan. 7, 2020

CU Boulder Playback Ensemble is using real-life experiences to help local communities navigate difficult, even divisive issues related to social, economic and environmental change. Read more...

Zeena Nisar

Norlin Grad Zeena Nisar is CU Boulder's First Schwarzman Scholar

Dec. 4, 2019

Recent graduate Zeena Nisar is a member of the 2020-21 class of Schwarzman Scholars and the first CU Boulder alumna to win the prestigious scholarship, which prepares graduate students for global leadership roles. Read more...

Boettcher Scholar Harper Powell

Boettcher Scholar Harper Powell Wins Stars-and-stripes Jersey at 2019 Collegiate Mountain Bike Nationals

Oct. 22, 2019

Boettcher Scholar Harper Powell won the stars-and-stripes jersey for the women’s club category at the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike Nationals, along with helping the CU Mountain Bike Team win the team category. Read more...