Alumni Briefs – Winter 2017

Dec. 1, 2017

Roaming Buffs Trips, Crested Butte ski trip and the Forever Buffs Online Store.

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CU Boulder Next

Dec. 1, 2017

Nine-stop national tour puts CU's talent on display.

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Yak Girl: Growing Up in the Remote Dolpo Region of Nepal

This unusual memoir immerses the reader in the fascinating story of a spirited girl in a remote, undeveloped region of Nepal near the border of Tibet.

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Pacific Crossing

June 1, 2017

It was the nights that most unnerved Dan Mackin.

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Then: October 1949

Sept. 1, 2016

The first step to victory is getting to the field.

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Nasty, Brutish, and Short: Lessons and Laughs from an Overseas Officer

June 14, 2016

Nasty, Brutish, and Short is a collection of irreverent essays about life overseas.

Doug Madison

Some Buffs Prefer Traveling in Herds

June 1, 2016

Even experienced solo travelers find group trips a draw

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Six Weddings a Day: John Mount

June 1, 2016

Of the estimated 20,000 Japanese weddings that took place in the Hawaiian Islands last year, John Mount and late wife Lorna Mount presided over more than 400.

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9,320 Miles: Penny Roushar Jansen

June 1, 2016

Penny Roushar Jansen isn’t one to idle. One day after she and husband Eric retired, in 2014, the couple took off on a bicycle trip through 10 countries on four continents.

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Filmmaker Melinda MacInnis

June 1, 2015

It was from a jeep on a 2008 game drive in Swaziland that Melinda MacInnis (MCreatWrit’97) saw her first wild rhinoceroses, a mother and calf.