Zoe Yeros (Fin) is an analyst at the Chartis Group, a healthcare management consulting company. Before joining the Chartis Group, Zoe worked for DaVita, a healthcare company headquartered in Denver. She lives in Chicago.

Posted Jun. 3, 2019

Michelle Bernier (MDance) writes she is now executive director of the Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema. The Colorado-based festival celebrated its 15th anniversary and featured dance films from 13 countries at eight screening events in Boulder and Lafayette. The films premiered at CU’s ATLAS Blackbox Theater Sept. 14 and 15 and featured local dance companies Sweet Edge Dance and Life/Art Dance Ensemble. 

Posted Nov. 30, 2018

Rachael Kaspar (EnvSt, EPOBio), a research assistant at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, recently published a scientific article in the journal Animal Behaviour. Her research, which was based upon her undergraduate honors thesis, examined honeybee behavior and how bees fan their colony to cool it. She aims to enter graduate school by fall 2020.

Posted Nov. 30, 2018

From June to August, Shelby Neil (Neuro, Psych) volunteered at hospitals in Tanzania and Nepal. She worked in health clinics, shadowing health care professionals and helping to suture wounds and deliver babies, give vaccinations and perform patient checkups. Since CU, Shelby has worked as a medical assistant for a pediatric gastroenterologist in Lonetree, Colo. She hopes to attend medical school in the near future. 

Posted Nov. 30, 2018

This year, Ryan Stevenson (Biochem) completed the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), the second-longest hiking trail in the United States. The 2,650-mile-long PCT begins at the United States-Mexico border and weaves through California, Oregon and Washington, ending at the United States-Canada border in Manning Park, British Columbia. After CU, Ryan worked for the Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp). He left his job in April to prepare and pursue this four-month hike.

Posted Nov. 30, 2018

"Bio battery" gurus Tyler Huggins (PhDCivEngr) and Justin Whiteley (PhDMechEngr) received an alumni campus sustainability award from CU’s Environmental Center. The duo, who co-founded the startup technology company Emergy Labs, are transforming wastewater from the beer brewing process into energy cells for “bio” batteries.

Posted Jun. 1, 2018

Filmmaker Eric Stewart (MFA) is working on Off Country, an experimental documentary film and oral history archive that examines the nuclear landscapes of three regions in the West — the former Rocky Flats Plant, the White Sands Missile Range and the Nevada Test Site.

Posted Dec. 1, 2017

Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan, (EngrPhys, MPhys), founder and CEO of Surya Conversions, a Boulder-based startup that provides hybrid conversion kits for vehicles in developing countries, will travel to India to test the kits for efficiency and emissions reduction. Maithreyi founded Surya Conversions in October 2013 while a student at CU Boulder. The Superior, Colo., native graduated in May.

Posted Sep. 1, 2016

Although she graduated in the spring, CU Boulder club triathlete and Denver native Brittany Warly (MechEngr) qualified to represent the U.S. in the World University Championships in Switzerland in August by winning the USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships. Brittany began her post-collegiate career as a professional triathlete on July 9 by racing in the Balanced Art Multisport Triathlon in Utah.

Posted Sep. 1, 2016

Muhammad Khan (MBA’17) is a community gardener and environmental activist who has won several awards for his tireless work in the environmental domain. His day job is in digital advertising at Adcellerant, a digital marketing company, where he also is the head of the company’s charitable arm, Adcellerant Gives, and the sole proprietor of Adcellerant’s zero waste initiative. He helped earn the company Denver’s Certifiably Green Business designation and a zero-waste designation in less than two years. Muhammad served as an activist with Boulder-based Eco-Cycle, an advocacy group for zero-waste policy and business practices.

Posted Jul. 10, 2023

Since graduating from CU, Frederick “Flick” Mooradian (StComm’17) has launched a sparkling tequila company, Tequio. A tequila cocktail in a can, Tequio is made with 100% additive-free blue agave tequila, sparkling water and a hint of lime. The word “tequio,” which means “community service” in the Aztec language, was the inspiration for his brand. Tequio supports local Mexican communities that make its business possible. Tequio has won a gold medal in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition and raised close to $1 million in funding. Tequio is created in Arandas, Jalisco in partnership with the family who started Cazadores Tequila.

Posted Mar. 6, 2023

Brothers Sean Chenoweth (EnvSt’17) and Wylie Chenoweth (ChemBioEngr, MCDBio’12) founded Aircada, an industrial augmented reality HMI (human machine interface) and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) company, which helps maintenance and manufacturing teams simplify their operations. Wylie taught industrial automation after graduating from CU, and saw a need for industrial technicians to have better access to their facility’s data. Aircada offers augmented reality displays of plant data so workers can point their camera at their equipment and see 3D meters, machine schematics, maintenance records and other documentation. Visit aircada.com.

Posted Jun. 21, 2022

Sean C. Slattery (Soc’17) graduated from the New York City Police Academy in December 2021. Sean is currently working as a police officer in Manhattan.

Posted Mar. 11, 2022

In his free time, Garrett Cease (Engl, Phil; MEdu’20) can be found rock climbing, skiing, meditating and practicing yoga. As a teacher, he often uses methods learned from rock climbing, such as risk mitigation and staying present, to guide his actions in the classroom.

Posted Jul. 2, 2021

Commercial real estate appraiser Jim Presley (Econ) was named one of Tulsa Community College’s 50 notable alumni.

Posted Jul. 2, 2021

While studying at Colorado Law, Ariel Diamond (Law) served as editor-in-chief of the Colorado Technology Law Journal and an active member of the Silicon Flatirons student group. Now, as an associate attorney at the global law firm DLA Piper, she advises telecommunications industry members on compliance issues. She also does pro bono work representing clients in immigration cases.

Posted Mar. 4, 2021

Joey Azofeifa (PhDCompSci) was named to this year’s Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list. He is founder and CEO of Arpeggio Bio. Housed at CU’s BioFrontiers Institute, Arpeggio develops important RNA drug-screening processes, providing critical data and improving drug success.

Posted Jun. 1, 2020

Chelsea Heveran (PhDMechEngr) and Juan Pablo Gevaudan (PhDArchEngr’19) were selected as one of seven winners of the National Science Foundation’s Idea Machine competition. Their idea centers on durable, recyclable structures that could be used on Mars. The competition solicited 800 entries. Chelsea is an associate professor at Montana State, and Juan Pablo recently accepted a position at Penn State’s architectural engineering department.

Posted Jun. 1, 2020

Allison Hester (Law) joined Moye White law firm as an associate in the litigation department. She was previously a law clerk to Chief Justice Steven Bernard of the Colorado Court of Appeals.

Posted Feb. 1, 2020

John Cevaal (CivEngr) joined Ascent Engineering Group in Winter Park, Colo. He is an engineer-in-training working on designing residential and commercial structures.

Posted Jun. 3, 2019