Alumni News and Announcements

Missy Kelly at CU Graduation

Business Founder and CU Alum Missy Kelly Gives Commencement Speech to Class of ’22

Feb. 15, 2023

When Missy Kelly enrolled at CU in 1990, she thought that law school and a career as an attorney were on her eventual path, but life had very different plans. After Kelly graduated from CU Boulder with a doub le major in Political Science and International Affairs, she pursued a...

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CU Graduate Alan Zarychta Finds Career Success as a Professor at the University of Chicago

Feb. 14, 2023

Becoming a professor takes a lot of work and requires a long haul. Aside from all the schooling and degrees one must collect, the job market for professors is all too tight. Colleges and universities—and especially elite universities—have many talented applicants from which to choose when they hire new professors...


Vietnam War Veteran Returns 50 Years Later for Commencement He Missed

April 25, 2022

"In 1968, Frank Webb (PolSci’68) earned a degree from CU Boulder but didn’t lay eyes on the diploma until 1971, when he returned home after serving in the Vietnam War. More than 50 years later, Webb is headed to Folsom Field Stadium to participate in something the war prevented him...

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Americans are losing income and preferring online education

April 9, 2020

Americans are losing income and preferring online education Six in 10 Americans have lost jobs, hours or income from the coronavirus pandemic, according to results of a new survey from Strada Education Network, a nonprofit that researches and funds education and employment pathways. These results are the second weekly batch...


The Ethics of Precaution by Levente Szentkirályi

Dec. 10, 2019

One of our former Ph.D. students was recently published a new book: The Ethics of Precaution: Uncertain Environmental Health Threats and Duties of Due Care (New York: Routledge 2019) . The blurb or abstract of the book follows: Thousands of substances are manufactured in the United States to which the...


The Congressman: Joe Neguse

March 28, 2019

Former CU Boulder student body president Joe Neguse made a name for himself in Colorado. Now he’s doing it in Washington, D.C. There he is with Nancy Pelosi in the House Chamber. There he is making phone calls with Joe Biden. There he is addressing the press, Bernie Sanders behind...

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Students work to prepare Boulder County for next environmental disaster

Dec. 11, 2018

An alumni of the Political Science Graduate Program, Lev Szentkiralyi, was recently higlighted in CU Boulder Today regarding a service-learning class he taught in the Fall of 2018. The class is designed to engage students in the preparation of the next disaster to strike the Boulder area and how to...