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Guiding Grand Canyon

Buff Chris Lehnertz takes charge of an American icon.


Revolutionizing the Rickshaw

A CU Boulder engineer aims to revolutionize local transportation in India. She's 23.


Smarter Than You Think

Neanderthals get a bad rap. CU archaeologist Paola Villa is helping set the record straight.


The Journey

When Stella Lunyaramoi fled war-torn South Sudan, she began an improbable journey that led her to CU Boulder — and the White House.


The Castle

By the time the G7 leaders reached the resort, Nikolai Bloyd had seen to the details: "Nobody can make salsa and guacamole in Bavaria."

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Stress Relief

If it's finals week, it's time to let the dogs out.

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Book Smarts

Michael Huseby was reading Huckleberry Finn at age 4 — an apt start for a future Barnes & Noble CEO.


CU nobel laureates

Now – Nobel Road

Four of CU Boulder’s five Nobel Prize winners stroll the campus together.

Stephen Graham Jones

Wolfing Out

CU English professor Stephen Graham Jones got hooked on werewolves as a boy in West Texas. Now he’s made them the stars of his latest novel, Mongrels.


Origins: CU and the Pulitzer

A history of CU Boulder and its Pulitzers.


Hot Pepper

At Macky, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor walks the talk.

Judy Collins

The Album

Folk music in the 1960s.


CU Boulder Launches Space Minor

Open to all undergrads in all majors.


Campus News Briefs – Winter 2016

Campus happenings.

CU Media Archaeology Lab

Look – Old Media

Play with old technologies in the CU Media Archaeology Lab.


Olympians Up Close

Former CU Boulder track stars Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn each won bronze medals during the 29th summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Ralphie Runners

Ralphie Gets a Museum Show

Heritage Center exhibition covers 82 years of CU mascot history.

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Events – Winter 2016

Alumni Association events and programs.


Q&A with the Chancellor – Winter 2016

CU as an entrepreneurship university.


Football's Big Year

Bowl-bound Buffs deliver best season in a decade.

Esther Lee

Sports Briefs – Winter 2016

Fall sports showed up big time in the Pac-12 in 2016.

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They Saw Potential

Most college athletes arrive on campus with years of practice behind them. Melissa Latas had none in cheerleading.


In Memoriam – Winter 2016

Forever Buffs who have passed away.


The Rookie

About four years ago, Det. Mark Johnson found himself in a crawl space getting shot at by a man who’d minutes earlier fatally stabbed a police officer.

George Codding

Arson Investigator

George Codding has looked at fire from many angles — as firefighter, prosecutor and now as head of a global group of fire investigators.

Lauren Glendenning

Aspen Insider

Lauren Glendenning’s office is four blocks from one of the most famous ski resorts in America.


Letters – Winter 2016

Our alums share their thoughts and comments.

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Then – 1876

The Centennial of the United States was a momentous year in the Rockies.