Laurel Amsel
Psychology and Neuroscience Academic Advisor

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Laurel retired in December 2020 after 27 years at CU! She has returned to provide advising support on a part-time, temporary basis in Fall 2021/Spring 2022.

 Hometown: Old Bethpage, New York

 Graduated from: University of Colorado Boulder

 What I wanted to be when I grew up: Professional punk rocker

 Interests/hobbies: Playing in the wilderness, petting dogs, thrift shopping, making people laugh and/or smile

 Favorite place to eat in Boulder: Dot's Diner

 Favorite memory from college: Studying abroad in London where I finally got a punk rock haircut

 Something I wish I knew in college: That you truly are not a failure if you decide college is not right for you - whether that's straight out of high school, part way through your college career or EVER!