Claire Glover

Carrying the standard of excellence: Alumna Claire Glover

Feb. 12, 2020

For Claire Glover—recipient of the Colorado Music Educator Association’s 2020 Young Music Educator Award—the mentorship she received at the College of Music is key to her success.

Tom Windham (photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Keeping the dream alive

Jan. 17, 2020

As Tom Windham stood among the 250,000 people gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech galvanized the 19-year-old. The experience propelled him to a career of championing education. Read more from the September 2018 edition of Voices.

Michael Musick

When computers meet music: Alumnus Michael Musick

Jan. 13, 2020

Among the founding members of the College of Music National Alumni Council, Michael Musick is a media artist, creative technologist, composer, performer and improviser who’s also keeping busy as an assistant professor at the University of Montana.

Larry Stoffel conducting a concert in front of those incarcerated in a state prison

Alumnus Larry Stoffel gives back through music

Dec. 2, 2019

For Larry Stoffel, annual concerts for those incarcerated in state prisons are rooted in mercy, compassion and charity.

Chris Bell in his office

Exploring what we give to children to teach them about gender

Nov. 7, 2019

Have you ever thought about the crossroads of children’s media and gender studies? For Christopher Bell, this concept is constantly on the brain, whether he's teaching at UCCS or consulting for Pixar. Read more from Bell, the upcoming Diversity and Inclusion Summit keynote speaker.

Chris Carlson and his chalk artwork of Iron Man

Life as a chalk artist

Oct. 31, 2019

People love to stand, sit, stomp and jump all over Chris Carlson’s work. A full-time professional artist based in Denver, this alumnus travels the world painting and drawing directly on sidewalks, plazas and pavement.

Illustration of Tom Garfinkel at Miami Dolphins stadium

Buffalo turned Dolphin: Tom Garfinkel is made for Miami

Oct. 24, 2019

As vice chairman, president and CEO of the Miami Dolphins, alumnus Tom Garfinkel has led an off-the-field resurrection of one of the NFL’s most storied franchises, proving a Buffalo can become a Dolphin.

Amy Woodley and Aubrey Yeh

Alumni in Focus: Music education Buffs take their passion to area public schools

Oct. 3, 2019

Amy Woodley and Aubrey Yeh stayed local to bring both passion and leadership to Jeffco Public Schools and the Boulder Valley School District.

Alumni Tyler Huggins and Justin Whiteley, founders of Emergy Foods

Alumni in Focus: Engineering alumni found Emergy Foods

Sept. 17, 2019

There’s a new entry on the growing menu of tasty meat alternatives, brought to you by alumni Tyler Huggins and Justin Whiteley. Emergy Foods aims to launch this fast-growing, sustainable protein in local Colorado restaurants in early 2020.

Headshots of notable people

Alumni in Focus: (Re)writing history

Aug. 19, 2019

Last year, Megan Moriarty (Hist'02) launched Inclusipedia, a project to add influential Boulder women and people of color to Wikipedia.