Jay Parry

CU Boulder alumna is planning Super Bowl LVII

Jan. 23, 2023

Growing up, Jay Parry got a healthy appreciation for sports from her father. Decades later, the former banking executive would make her name working for the WNBA and NBA. Today she serves as the public face of the group responsible for Super Bowl LVII.

Mindy Watkins

‘Try everything’—music alumna reflects on debut album

Dec. 20, 2022

College of Music alumna Mindy Watkins released her first album, “Tuesday’s Child,” earlier this year. Discover what inspired the album and the path she took to get there.

Moriba Jah

CU Boulder alumnus named MacArthur Fellow

Nov. 17, 2022

Astrodynamicist and space environmentalist Moriba Jah is among the prestigious 25-member cohort of the 2022 MacArthur Fellows Program.

Black Lives Matter advocates with signs and megaphone on campus

Boulder is the happiest city in the US...for some

Aug. 8, 2022

Fifteen years ago in a documentary filmmaking class, alumna Katrina Miller received a standing ovation for a short movie about her friend, a Black student who’d received a racially charged letter. Now she is once again using documentary film as a vehicle for social change, sparking important conversations about race and inclusion in Boulder.

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Alum aims to improve Nepal’s air quality

Aug. 8, 2022

Nepal has some of the worst air quality in the world. The Health Effects Institute estimates more than 42,000 deaths were attributed to air pollution in the country in 2019 alone.

Cliff and Carol Pearson

Giving back, giving forward

Aug. 3, 2022

Alumni Cliff and Carol Pearson are investing in the next generation of Forever Buffs by funding scholarships for engineering and history students at CU. Read their story and hear about their impact from two engineering scholarship recipients.

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Class action: Fighting climate change through girls’ education

Aug. 1, 2022

CU Boulder alumna Anna Iwanciw feels her education directly impacted her views on climate change. And now she wants all women to have access to the same things she’s learned.

Susan Thomas and Xóchitl Chávez with musicians Sam Medina and Gilbert Medina.

The music of Pueblo: Xóchitl Chávez blends expertise, heritage in research project

July 26, 2022

Alumna Xóchitl Chávez, a cultural anthropology and ethnomusicology expert who grew up in Pueblo's east side, has partnered with CU Boulder on a research project that blends her work and cultural heritage.

Annie Booth

In stride with jazz alumna Annie Booth

July 26, 2022

Annie Booth shares how the College of Music continues to impact her career as an award-winning jazz pianist, band leader, composer/arranger and educator—and offers valuable career advice.

Judy and Jill Sigel

CU tennis twins aced role as Title IX pioneers

June 27, 2022

When Judy Sigel Freeman and Jill Sigel Greer joined CU tennis in 1972, it was the dawn of a new era with the signing of Title IX. The legislation prohibits sex-based discrimination in any school or education program that receives federal funding.

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