sandra cortner

Alum Captures Crested Butte Through Her Lens

Dec. 1, 2009

In her first assignment as a photojournalist in 1968, Sandra Cortner moved her subject outside because of necessity — she hadn’t earned enough money yet to buy a flash.

julie peasley

Julie Peasley

Sept. 1, 2009

Combine artistic creativity and a love of science, add a dollop of inspiration, season with whimsy and a sense of humor and you have Julie Peasley’s recipe for success in crafting a geek gift teaching tool — the Particle Zoo.

john roberts

Holding a Passport to Adventure

Sept. 1, 2009

John E. Roberts has visited 183 countries and aims to travel to the 23 remaining. While his trips were initially paid for through the Peace Corps and the U.S. State Department, these days they’re on his own dime.

steve swanson

Space Walking Just a Living

Sept. 1, 2009

Whether hiking in the mountains or walking in space, astronaut Steve Swanson’s life is full of adventure.

Lela rose

Designing a Fashionable Life

June 1, 2009

New York City fashion designer Lela Rose is a regular in Vogue, Glamour and Marie Claire.

the flatirons

Painting the “U” to make “CU”

June 1, 2009

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

jennifer veiga

Legislator Advances Gay Rights

June 1, 2009

When Jennifer Veiga told her dad she was gay, it immediately caused him concern for her political career.

christy arguello

Arguello Courts Success

March 1, 2009

In seventh grade Christy Martinez Arguello decided she wanted to be a lawyer.

trevor martin

Profile: Trevor Martin

March 1, 2009

As on-site reporter for MTV’s Choose or Lose campaign at the Democratic National Convention last summer, Trevor Martin ’s reporting gig wasn’t about taking notes in a traditional reporter’s notebook with an editor waiting back at the office.

gordon fink

Living the James Bond Life

March 1, 2009

Gordon attended CU on a Naval ROTC scholarship and commissioned, graduated and married within a 24-hour period in June 1958.

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