Phil Watkins Jr. in front of window

The Illuminator

March 1, 2015

Without Phil Watkins Jr. and his family, the world would be a less colorful place. Especially Colorado.

Ryan Heiland

Tea for the Turf

March 1, 2015

Assistant grounds manager Ryan Heiland developed a new way of seeding the campus with microbe-rich compost tea — to stunning effect.

Clark Oldroyd

Navigator Calls to Port

March 1, 2015

Alumni travel director retires after nearly 40 years at CU-Boulder

Rick Trujillo, second from the right

Rick Trujillo, Mountain Runner

March 1, 2015

Running mountain trails was strictly forbidden for CU-Boulder’s track and cross-country athletes in the 1960s. Rick Trujillo couldn't help himself.

Heather and Jonathan Arthur

Pulling Stunts with The Arthurs

March 1, 2015

Actors play characters; Heather (Bus’03) and Jonathan Arthur (Bus’03) play actors. They’re stuntmen.

Dora and Friends

Cathy Galeota and Dora the Explorer

March 1, 2015

Few know more about Dora the Explorer, the beloved star character of Nickelodeon’s immensely popular animated television series of the same name, as well as Cathy Galeota (DistSt’87).

1886 Commencement program image

Origins: Co-Education at CU

Dec. 1, 2014

Many of America’s first universities were centuries old by the time they admitted women. At CU-Boulder co-education began early — with the Tyler sisters.

Mike Morrison in Disneyland pirate scene

The Sentinel

Dec. 1, 2014

There's more to Disneyland than meets the eye. Mike Morrison sees it all. Sometimes in a wetsuit.

Chauncey Billups in parking lot

Mr. Big Shot

Dec. 1, 2014

Chauncey Billups, hoops hero and family man, comes home to Colorado.

Seana Steffen

Profile: Seana Steffen

Dec. 1, 2014

Seana Steffen (PhDSoc’02) is making the world a better place one business at a time.

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