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Taste of Victory

Buffs deliver the turnaround we'd all been waiting for.


CU in the Family

The Garbarino-Miles clan has sent family members to CU Boulder for five generations in a row, representing more than 50 Buffs in all - and counting.

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From Beer, A Better Battery?

The brewers are happy to give away dirty water. The PhDs are happy to take it.

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The Converter

If you're not an ice hockey fan already, Heidi Browning of the NHL aims to make you one.



When a major earthquake strikes, CU alumni shift into high gear.

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Zombies: A Success Story

For actor Ross Marquand, a certain zombie apocalypse has been a career-maker.

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For some students, the hardest part of college is getting there. Ask Megan Mangum.

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Majors of Yesteryear

Academic subjects evolve. Some disappear entirely. What decides the fate of a college major?


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NOW - Neil Gorsuch

In January, the president nominated Neil Gorsuch, a visiting professor at Colorado Law School, for the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Drummer Has a PhD

Steve Lamos, who teaches English, writing and rhetoric at CU Boulder, is also the drummer for American Football, a late-’90s rock band.

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Boulder's Got Talent

The city of Boulder tops Bloomberg news Brain Concentration Index for 2016.

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End of the Cycle at Doozy Duds?

Iconic Boulder laundromat Doozy Duds may have to close after developer looks to put up a 155-room hotel and parking structure.

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A Place to Eat and Stay a While

New dining hall offers Williams Village a lot more than food.


Campus News Briefs – Spring 2017

Dead & Company, cloud seeding, education abroad


LOOK – Sculpture

You’d know it as marble, but Bob Sievers sometimes refers to his preferred raw material by another name: calcium carbonate.


Planet of the Apes? Ever Less So.

The world's primates face lethal realities.

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CU’s First Graduate

There are more than 250,000 CU Boulder alumni today. For a few moments on a spring day in 1882, there was just one: Henry Alexander Drumm.

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Infographic: Heeeeeerrre's Alphie

We all know and love Ralphie. But let’s not forget about “ Alphie” — Ralphie’s cousin and the world’s only known inflatable fur buffalo.

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The Great Mind Meld of 2017

On tap at this year's Conference on World Affairs: NASA, The Grand Canyon, foreign policy and football's "Most Dangerous Man."

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Alumni News - Spring 2017

Alumni news from the spring 2017 issue.

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The President's View - Spring 2017

President Bruce D. Benson's column from the spring 2017 issue.

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Buff Tribute: Rashaan Salaam

Hundreds gathered in Boulder Dec. 9 to say goodbye to a CU football legend.

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Sports News - Spring 2017

Sports news from the spring 2017 issue.

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Sports Q&A: Laura Knoblach

Even in Boulder, Laura Knoblach stands out among endurance athletes.


Liquid Gold

When Craig Gerbore was a CU student, he bought a beat-up, burnt orange pickup truck for $80. It was one of the best decisions of his life.

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Sound and Pictures

Forever Buff Barbara Bentree on her life as a filmmaker and upcoming documentary on Dave Grusin.


Shipping Out

Abigail Watrous on volunteering and working on a ship traveling abroad.

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In Memoriam – Spring 2017

Our Forever Buffs who have passed away.

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Letters – Spring 2017

The Grand Canyon, Ralphie running and CU's move to the Pac-12

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Then: 1935

Byron R. White came to notice for his athletic prowess, then proved himself a star in almost everything else.