The tradition of honoring the CU's best began in 1930 and continues today as the CU-Boulder Alumni Association announces members of the university community who were recognized on campus Wednesday, May 4.
The women’s basketball team, picked to finish last in the Big 12 Conference by the league’s coaches, saw its season end in the quarterfinals of the Women’s NIT where the Buffs lost 87-70 to future Pac-12 foe Southern California.
In 1951 professor Dick Jessor arrived in Boulder expecting to “slum for awhile before moving to civilization on either the West or East Coast.” Instead he founded the university’s Institute of Behavioral Science and stayed for six decades.
Andrew Nelson and Leah Feazel were married in Cameroon last summer surrounded by people they had only known for a few weeks. But their connection to the West African nation and its people began long before they boarded a plane.