Published: Sept. 13, 2023

bridge over Varsity pondRussian alumna and faculty member Elizabeth Shevchenko Wittenberg was featured in the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine. Our Wittenberg scholarship was named after this Ukrainian woman who was born in China and lived in Japan. Read this story to learn more about her life, including her experiences as a POW internee, a dentist, an immigrant to the US, and eventually as a beloved and successful faculty member at CU who built a multicultural community.