Fractured Communities

March 1, 2014

In an unprecedented study, CU professors and students are exploring ways to maximize the benefits of oil and domestic natural gas extraction while decreasing potential negative impacts on the environment and communities.

Akira Horie

Profile: Akira Horie

March 1, 2014

It was seven years after the end of World War II and U.S. troops still walked the streets of Japan when Akira Horie (MMktg’54) decided he wanted to study in America.

Tom Hornbein

Rarefied Air

Dec. 1, 2013

Fifty years ago, Tom Hornbein made history by being part of the team that put the first American on top of Everest.

single carrot theater

Single Carrot Theatre

Sept. 1, 2010

When members of Single Carrot Theatre put on Illuminoctem last November, they used a classic storyline — destiny brings boy and girl together, they fall in love at first sight and, despite adversity, are united in the end.

richard stevens

A Legend Grows

June 1, 2010

Richard was recruited by CU to develop the geography department at the Denver campus.

peace corps sign

Giving Peace a Chance

March 1, 2010

CU alums rank No. 2 in the country in Peace Corps volunteers.

tyler silverman

Future is Bright in Spain

Dec. 1, 2009

When he graduated last December, Tyler Silverman wasn’t even in the country.

tonya riggs

Zen and Mountaineering Madness

Sept. 1, 2009

Trudging through waist-deep snow on the 24,688-foot Annapurna IV mountain, Tonya George Riggs couldn’t get one thought out of her mind: they were alone.

the flatirons

Painting the “U” to make “CU”

June 1, 2009

From entertaining to inspirational, Frank Ellis’s life is full of stories.