Robert Redford

Our Man

After spending a lifetime in film as an actor, director and producer, Robert Redford braved the sea and starred as the sole character in the film All Is Lost.

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A Gut Feeling

Could bacteria be the answer to treating autism, depression and anxiety?

Narelle Helmer

The Invisible War

What happens when the U.S. Military – the most powerful institution in the world – fails to protect those who protect us?

Allen Lim riding his bike on a trail

Success from Skratch

Sports physiologist Allen Lim’s secret mixes from natural ingredients are giving energy bar and drink companies a run for their money.


Fractured Communities

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.

Green Bay Packer David Bakhtiari on the field

Being Green

Green Bay Packer David Bakhtiari proves himself out on the field.


ick Shearon, known as “Buff Man,” and “Buff Girl” Courtney Benejam cheer on the Buffs

Now – November 24, 2013

The school spirit enthusiastically displayed in the Coors Events Center during basketball games is arguably the greatest in the Pac-12.

Salina resident Anne Brady talks with FEMA inspector Jerry Williams about her flood-damaged property

Inquiry: Disaster Response With Kathleen Tierney

Kathleen Tierney, director of CU-Boulder’s Natural Hazards Center, examines the post-disaster window of opportunity.

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Pain Panacea Can Perform Poorly

Patients who have abdominal surgery may want to think twice about taking morphine to treat their pain, according to findings in a CU-Boulder study.

Cartoon of kids using Dynabooks

Paul Danish: iPads in 1968?

Who is CU-Boulder’s most influential alum? Unless you follow the computer industry, chances are you’ve never heard of him.

Mallory Keeler shows her dismay after finding the doors locked at Espresso Roma

Romans Left Homeless

Popular coffee shop on The Hill closes after 25 years.

Melissa Zak

Campus News Briefs – Spring 2014

Spring 2014 campus news briefs.

Dark Horse sign

Look: Watering Holes

From the end of Prohibition in 1933 until 1967, Boulder only allowed 3.2 beer to be served within city limits.

Darley Commons Dining Center is shown above between Bear Creek Apartments and Will Vill.

Will Vill Soon To Be the Envy of Campus

Renovations will greatly improve the student experience.

Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada sign

Origins: "What Happens in Vegas..."

We all know that what happens in Vegas is supposed to stay there, thanks to the creative slogan penned by Jason Hoff (Jour’00) and a colleague.

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Infographic: What's New On Campus

During the past few years, CU-Boulder has built and renovated a number of buildings to enhance the overall university experience for students.

The Atlas V MAVEN spacecraft launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

A Flawless Launch

CU-Boulder-led Mars mission Launch a success.

Bruce D. Benson

Q&A With The President: Bruce D. Benson – Spring 2014

CU President Bruce D. Benson (Geol’64, HonDocSci’04) celebrated his sixth year on the job in March, becoming the longest-serving CU president in 50 years.

Akira Horie

Profile: Akira Horie

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.

Stephanie Meeks

Profile: Stephanie Meeks

Growing up in Loveland, Colo., Stephanie Meeks (Engl’87) gained an early appreciation for place.

Aileen El-Kadi

Profile: Aileen El-Kadi

When Aileen El-Kadi (PhDSpan’07) migrated to the U.S. from Spain as a CU-Boulder doctoral candidate at age 27, she attempted to fit in with the rest of the students.

Olympian Shalaya Kipp running in race

Cross Country Outstanding Again

When it comes to college cross country success since 2000, coach Mark Wetmore is getting closer to having a corner on the market.

Josh Scott in the CU men's basketball game

Sports Briefs – Spring 2014

Spring 2014 sports briefs.


Sports Q&A: Chip

Chip, CU’s costumed mascot, has performed at sporting events and university and community activities since the 1980s.

Billy Kidd and Jimmie Heuga

Then – February 8, 1964

Fifty years ago, Billy Kidd (Econ’69) and Jimmie Heuga (PolSci’73) became the first American men to win Olympic medals in skiing.