Levinson sewing a horn cover

Seamstress for the band: CU alumna sews bell covers for CU Horn Studio

Dec. 15, 2020

As research emerged showing wind and brass instruments could produce COVID-19-laden aerosols, CU Boulder alumna Maddie Levinson began sewing French horn covers for school band programs across the state.

Felix Pappalardi, left, and Leslie West of the band Mountain play in front of Norlin Library at CU Boulder (Photo by Dan Fong)

In conversation with Colorado's premiere rock 'n' roll photographer

Nov. 20, 2020

On this episode of CU at the Libraries, alumnus Dan Fong and Megan Friedel, head of the University Libraries Archives, discuss Fong's work as a rock 'n' roll and counterculture photographer.

Wisdom Amouzou

Wisdom Amouzou teaches students they are the leaders they’ve been waiting for

Nov. 6, 2020

As principal and co-founder of Empower Community High School, alumnus Wisdom Amouzou's goal is not just to ensure students progress from one grade level to the next, but to gradually give them the tools to run the school alongside parents and educators.

Jerry and Doree Hickman

Supporter spotlight: Doree Hickman

Nov. 4, 2020

Doree Hickman gained a family when she became involved with the College of Music Advisory Board. Now she’s giving back to the place she loves as part of the music+ campaign.

Nora Barpal

Music grad’s solution to expensive college auditions: A recording studio in a box

Sept. 15, 2020

College of Music graduate Nora Barpal wants to break down barriers that can keep young music students from becoming professional musicians. To that end, she's partnered with another alum to launch a coalition that provides high-quality recording equipment to low-income high schools.

Dhwani Khatter

Waiting patiently: Stories of resilience in the COVID-19 era

Sept. 15, 2020

The pandemic has thrown a wrench into the internship and job plans of many CU engineering students and recent graduates. Though she got a job offer in March in her chosen field, Dhwani Khatter is one of many playing the waiting game.

Abigail Fernandes

Lemons into lemonade: Stories of resilience in the COVID-19 era

Sept. 8, 2020

The pandemic has thrown a wrench into the internship and job plans of many CU engineering students and recent graduates. Abigail Fernandes made the best of a bad situation—and then some.

Henderson building

Student creates resource to make data visualization easy, accessible for museums

Sept. 8, 2020

Everybody talks about data, but how do they actually use it? A CU graduate student created a new resource that makes data visualization easy and more accessible for museums large and small.

Anoushka Divekar

Take Two Knees: A concert by Anoushka Divekar

Sept. 3, 2020

Recent College of Music graduate Anoushka Divekar debuted this virtual concert that she and collaborators created from works by Black female composers.

Margot Gage Witvliet in hospital

I’m a COVID-19 long-hauler and an epidemiologist—here’s how it feels when symptoms last for months

Aug. 17, 2020

Imagine going from healthy and active to fearing you are dying almost overnight. CU alumna and epidemiologist Margot Gage Witvliet shares her story on The Conversation.

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