Published: Dec. 20, 2018

Talents taken to the Olympics, research spanning from Earth to beyond the solar system, visits by well-known figures, yoga in the company of baby goats: The year was 2018, and it was full of highlights for the CU Boulder community through leadership, innovation and impacts. Here are just some of our most memorable Buff moments.

Speakers share their perspectives

In a year when CU Boulder launched its free expression website, providing legal and political contexts, as well as planning resources, answers to frequently asked questions, and more, an array of impactful speakers drew crowds of engaged community members.

Visiting were Aly Raisman, Anderson Cooper, Ann Coulter, Bobby Seale, Charlie Kirk and Candace Owens, Kate Brown, Ken Burns, Mae Jemison, Scott Kelly and Vicente Fox. Also, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held public hearings that included a visit from the governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello.

Leading the way to a better work-life for staff

After the initial announcement in the summer, CU Boulder was able to expand this benefit to classified staff in the fall, who are under the purview of the state of Colorado.

Can’t get enough?

Take a look back at the year in images through Scene at CU. The photo and video series reveals breathtaking scenery, campus involvement and everyday life at “dear old CU.”