Sidney D'mello

A New Way of Learning in the Classroom

Nov. 6, 2023

Sidney D’Mello is a professor in CU Boulder’s Institute of Cognitive Science and Department of Computer Science, and is also director of the National Science Foundation AI Institute for Student-AI Teaming.

Mark Whelan and his students

Alum Becomes a New Teacher in His Mid-Fifties

July 11, 2022

At the age of 54, Mark Whelan quit his corporate job of 15 years to pursue teaching.


What Happened to the Teachers?

Sept. 1, 2018

Colorado's teacher shortage persists. Can CU Boulder help?

richard pattenaude

Electing to Teach: Richard Pattenaude

June 1, 2012

Richard Pattenaude may be chancellor of the University of Maine System, but his first love is teaching — teaching political science, to be more precise. But he almost became an economist.

ron bernier

The Art of Living

June 1, 2012

Art professor emeritus Ron M. Bernier died Jan. 25, 2012, as a result of complications arising from multiple sclerosis.

dora polk

Dora Beale Polk

Sept. 1, 2010

Dora Beale Polk on making a life of calm.

dee demmon

A Century of Buff Spirit

March 1, 2010

Elizabeth Graham Demmon’s life has been straight out of a history book. The Boulder resident attended Mapleton Elementary School as a little girl, watched the Boulder Courthouse burn down and attended CU during the Great Depression.

teddy bear

Taming the Terrible Twos

June 1, 2009

If you feel like everything you say to your toddler goes in one ear and out the other, don’t despair.

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Churchill Verdict Rendered

June 1, 2009

Former ethnic studies professor Ward Churchill was unlawfully fired from the University of Colorado for expressing his political beliefs, a Denver jury decided April 2. But the jury only awarded the professor $1 in damages.