Last summer Sarah Welton (Law’93) and her wife Courtney Mitchell were at the forefront of an important milestone in Nepal’s history. They were the first lesbian couple to be married in Nepal, although same-sex marriages are not legal there. They told The Denver Post they were happy to contribute to the campaign for gay rights in Nepal. The couple lives in Denver with their daughter.

Posted Dec. 1, 2011

Former Air Force captain, CU regent and judge advocate Kyle Hybl (Indiv’93, Law’96) was elected to the El Pomar Foundation’s Board of Trustees. The foundation contributes about $20 million annually to Colorado nonprofit organizations. He serves as a senior vice president and as general counsel. In addition, he serves as general counsel for The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, represents the 5th Congressional District as a regent, serves as chairman of the Police Foundation of Colorado Springs and is legal adviser to the National Homeland Defense Foundation in Colorado Springs.

Posted Mar. 1, 2012

Serving a three-year term on the Food and Drug Law Institute’s board of directors, Frederick Ball* (PolSci’93) also is a partner at the Chicago office of Duane Morris and vice chair of the White-Collar Criminal Defense division of the firm’s trial practice group. He is an adjunct professor of law at the DePaul University College of Law.

*Lifetime member

Posted Jun. 1, 2012

As president of Illegal Pete’s, Peter Turner (Engl’93) hopes to someday expand his burrito restaurant to other states. He told the Huffington Post that he is looking into cities that are similar to Boulder and Denver. He opened the first location in Boulder in 1995 before expanding to Denver and is looking into the possibility of opening a store in Fort Collins, Colo. He lives in Denver.

Posted Jun. 1, 2012

Engineer Robert Perry (MElEngr’93) has worked for Quantum, Maxtor and Seagate in the disk drive industry doing static discharge control, statistical process control and accelerated reliability testing. He also worked for Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions as a quality engineer. Robert writes he is enjoying life with his wife and six children in Waseca, Minn.

Posted Sep. 1, 2012

The town of Monument, Colo., hired Patricia Parish (Psych’93) as a senior planner for the development services department. She continues to pursue her music career, which began in 1977. Her songs can be found at www.triciaparish.com. Patricia brought back a rescue dog from Florida and writes the dog is adapting well to its new mountain home in Manitou Springs, Colo.

Posted Dec. 1, 2012

The Book of Mormon musical written by Matt Stone (Art, Math’93) and Trey Parker (A&S ex’93), creators of the TV show South Park, hit Denver by storm in August, selling out at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in less than five hours. The show won nine Tony awards, including best musical.

Posted Dec. 1, 2012

After working more than 12 years as an educator in Boulder Rex West (MA’93) joined Boulder Emotional Wellness as their extern psychotherapist. Boulder Emotional Wellness is an affordable family, individual and child clinic. Rex’s experience includes counseling clients toward cultivating integrated health.

Posted Dec. 1, 2012

Basic needs agency OUR Center announced Randall Cherry (MGeol’93) as a member of its board of directors. He is Colorado assistant attorney general. Randall lives in Denver.

Posted Dec. 1, 2012

Gold Medal Waters awarded Matthew Kelley (MA’93) with a Five Star Professional Award. Gold Medal Waters is a private wealth management firm that offers financial planning for individuals and retirement plan services for Colorado businesses. Matthew lives in Boulder.

Posted Dec. 1, 2012

CU couple Tracey Kreps (PolSci’93) and Jennifer Brundage (Fren’91) celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary in September. Tracey runs mutual funds for Vantage Point, and Jennifer has been working at the Smithsonian for about 14 years. They live in Washington, D.C.

Posted Mar. 1, 2013

Faegre Baker Daniels announced Heather Carson Perkins (Acct’93, Law’ 98) as its Denver office leader. She is a partner in the firm’s litigation and advocacy group with a focus on trade secrets, antitrust, franchise and distribution and complex commercial matters. As office leader Heather will guide the firm’s community initiatives and serve as the firm’s representative in the Denver community.

Posted Jun. 1, 2013

The Accidental Bachelor by Tim Holsten (Mktg’93), published in March, is a contemporary fiction novel that tells the story of Finn McCallister as he tries to save his best friend during a guys’ weekend in Las Vegas. The book is available at amazon.com. Tim lives in Encinitas, Calif.

Posted Sep. 1, 2013

Creators of South Park Matt Stone (Art, Math’93) and Trey Parker (A&S ex’93) announced they are forming a production company named Important Studios. It is valued at $300 million. The announcement appeared in an article in January published by The New York Times titled “Fortifying the Empire South Park Built.” Matt and Trey have created 16 seasons of South Park, made four feature films and created the Broadway hit The Book of Mormon, which grosses almost $5 million per week.

Posted Sep. 1, 2013

Ernst & Young named Angela Kimsey Carter* (IntlAf’93) advisory principal in the firm’s practice in San Francisco. Previously she worked as a strategic adviser to multinational corporations and entrepreneurial emerging companies on business process optimization, performance improvement and enterprise technology solutions. In her position Angela brings leadership and aims to drive continued regional growth. She lives in San Carlos, Calif.

Posted Dec. 1, 2013

The Ke Ali’i Pauahi Foundation selected Keawe Liu (Anth’93) as executive director. Keawe is responsible for advancing the foundation’s mission of seeking and developing diverse sources of income to support the ever-increasing educational needs and goals of people of Hawaiian ancestry. He has 10 years of experience in philanthropy and fundraising for independent schools. He lives in Honolulu.

Posted Dec. 1, 2013

After graduating from CU-Boulder Richard Byyny (MCDBio’93) received his doctor of medicine at University of Southern California. He is an associate professor of emergency medicine and an emergency medicine physician at Denver Health. His father, Richard L. Byyny, served as CU-Boulder chancellor from 1997-2005. He continues to work on the CU-Boulder campus with the ATLAS Institute, Engineers for Developing Communities, Engineers Without Borders and the Conference on World Affairs.

Posted Dec. 1, 2013

Award-winning journalist Kris Wilson (PhDGeog’93) teaches at the University of Texas journalism school. He spent a decade in television news as a reporter, producer, news director and anchor. Kris’s work has been published in The Journal of GeographyPublic Understanding of ScienceNational Weather Digest and elsewhere. Kris was a finalist for the College of Communication Teaching Excellence Award in 2012 and was nominated for the Regents Teaching Award in 2013. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Posted Mar. 1, 2014

Law firm Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney promoted Arturo M. Aviles (PolSci’93) to counsel in its Austin, Texas, office. Aviles has years of experience as counselor defending clients in litigation. He also served as mediator in a number of matters in Travis and Williamson County, Texas, and is a frequent speaker on mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution issues. Arturo lives in Austin.

Posted Jun. 1, 2014

It wasn’t a real buffalo, but the 5-foot inflatable Ralphie given to Suzette Hazen Fitzgerald (EPOBio’93), her husband,Jeff Fitzgerald (Math’93) and their kids, Claire, Nathan and Daniel, was still exciting for them. The Denver family won the buffalo for sending in a photo showing their Buff pride to the CU-Boulder alumni Facebook page, Facebook.com/CUBoulderAlumni.

Posted Sep. 1, 2014

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