the cove

Where the Oscars Roam

Forever Buffs have worked on many major movies. Do you know them all?

earthquake town

Bringing Down the House

Earthquake-prone cities like Kathmandu in Nepal, Japan’s Tokyo and Turkey’s Istanbul, have fast-growing populations that could suffer devastating damage when a large earthquake hits.

tom zeiller

Knocking History out of the Park

Tom Zeiler teaches the popular “American History Through Baseball” course as well as classes on diplomacy, globalization and others.

Willis Pyle

The Man Who Shaped Pinocchio

While walking to art class at Boulder in 1937, Willis Pyle saw a poster from the Walt Disney studio seeking animators for his fledgling operation in Hollywood. Pyle decided to mail his best work to Southern California.


Cambodia: A Photojournalist Returns to a Forgotten Country

A photojournalist's depiction of life in Cambodia.


bolder boulder

You Can Never be Too Smart or Too Thin

A couple of years ago a Forbes magazine survey concluded that Boulder was the smartest city in the country. Now comes word from the Gallup Poll that Boulder is the second thinnest.

environmental club

Saving the Earth Since 1970

Forty years ago, before alternative energy was lucrative and being green was the cool thing to do, CU students founded the Environmental Center on Earth Day in 1970.

paul gordon

Syllabus Spotlight Summer 2010

A featured course from the summer 2010 issue.

alumni award winners

Buff Standouts Saluted

The CU Boulder Alumni Association announced 22 outstanding members of the university community who were recognized at a ceremony on campus Wednesday, May 5.

working mom

Breadwinners Roles Still Unequally Sliced

Why are women’s domestic workloads often more than men’s even as women succeed in historically male-dominated fields?

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By the Numbers - Summer 2010

Statistics from the summer 2010 issue.

smart car and phil distefano

What Makes My House So Smart?

A column from CU Boulder chancellor Philip P. DiStefano on smart houses.

michael hoza

Loss Leads to Legacy

A scholarship in memory of Michael Hoza provides scholarship to several students each year.

emily talley

Talley Swings Through to Fifth in Big 12

Sophomore Emily Talley finished fifth in the Big 12 Women’s Golf Championships, tying for the second-best Big 12 showing ever by a CU female golfer. The only better performance by a Buff was a fourth place by Sarah Bellinger Woods in 1999.

monica milewski

Milewski, Esposito Serve Up Tennis Careers

After winning seven of its first 10 dual matches of the season, the CU tennis team struggled during the Big 12 portion of the year. The Buffs went 3-8 in head-to-head matches with conference opponents during the regular season.

triathalon team

Buff Triathletes Take Top Title

The CU triathlon club claimed the overall team title in USA Triathlon’s Collegiate National Championship in Lubbock, Texas, in April.

tyler hansen

QB Battle Too Close to Call

Junior-to-be Tyler Hansen was listed ahead of senior Cody Hawkins on the quarterback depth chart the day of the spring game in April, but the battle for the starting QB job will be carried into the summer.


Sports Potpourri

Sports tidbits from the summer 2010 issue.

emma coburn

Coburn Following in Barringer’s Footsteps

CU sophomore Emma Coburn posted the fastest early season time in the world in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase in mid-April.

linda lappe

Hoopla Over New Head Coaches

For the first time in school history, CU changed head coaches in both men’s and women’s basketball in the same off-season.

matt gelso

Skiers Schuss to Second in NCAA

The ski team finished second in the NCAA Championships for the third straight year and for the ninth time in program history.

ny buffs

Forever Buffs: Alums Spring for Break with Students

Alums have been finding exciting new ways to support students since the Alumni Association discontinued its membership dues program and welcomed all alumni and students as members under the Forever Buffs initiative.

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Take a Job Search Beyond Monster, Craigslist

Need a job-search tool to find opportunities beyond Monster, Career Builder and craigslist? Add informational interviewing to your repertoire.

hiking club

Hiking Club History

A brief history of the CU Boulder hiking club.

julie wong

From Sea to Shining CU

Before vice chancellor of student affairs Julie Wong arrived two years ago, she was preparing to travel the world on Semester at Sea. Today she oversees a multitude of departments from Wardenburg Health Center to the Alumni Association.

richard stevens

A Legend Grows

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

randy and jim

Ranching Fever Takes Hold of ’em

When Randy George and Jim Yost met in Boulder during the late 1960s, they had no idea they’d end up running a guest ranch together in western Grand County, Colo.

annie lyons

Living at Motorcade Speed

A profile on Annie Lyons, staff assistant for Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

jimmie heuga

Buff Tribute: Jimmie Heuga 1943-2010

Saying farewell to a skiing legend.

eiffel tower

An Old Scarf Ties Past to Present

A personal essay from Nancy Averett.

norlin library

Sunset on Norlin

A sunset on Norlin Library.

senior monk

Inner Peace

Thirty years after he went on a photographic journey to the Cambodia of “The Killing Fields,” Jay Mather returned to the country in 2009 to see what had changed.