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Brainy Buffs

Sept. 1, 2018

Year after year, two of CU Boulder’s most successful sports teams also perform best in the classroom. How does that happen?

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What Happened to the Teachers?

Sept. 1, 2018

Colorado's teacher shortage persists. Can CU Boulder help?

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The Oldest Apples in Boulder

Sept. 1, 2018

CU ecologists are tracking down the surviving trees of the Front Range’s all but vanished apple orchards — and priming a renewal.

Walk across the DMZ

Peace Activist

In May 2015, Christine Ahn traveled to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea for a peace walk to call for a final end to the Korean War.

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Paralympic Medalist Blake Leeper Runs at CU

Eight-time Paralympic medalist and double amputee Blake Leeper aims to run in the 2020 Olympics, competing against athletes with two natural legs. His eligibility could hinge in part on findings by CU Boulder researchers.

Robert Redford

Sundance Kid to Hang Up His Spurs

Cinema legend and CU alum Robert Redford announces retirement from acting.

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Ceramic Artist

In 2012, Curt Hammerly (EnvDes’10) was hit by a car. It led him to a life of creating ceramic art.

Stefanou

Podcast: The Buffs' Place Kicker Is Friendly But Deadly (And From Australia)

In this episode of "Coloradan on the Radio," meet the former Australian soccer pro who's now CU Boulder's star place kicker.

Pluto

Chasing New Horizons

Alan Stern (PhD Astro’89) led NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto. It was quite the journey.

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Reviving the Rivalry

June 1, 2018

In September, the Buffs and the Cornhuskers lock horns for the first time since 2010.

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