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.
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.
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.
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.