Barry and Sue Baer

Supporter spotlight: Barry and Sue Baer

June 24, 2020

“When I’m singing or studying music, everything else in the world just melts away,” says Sue Baer. “It’s all I think about. It nourishes my spirit.”

Walker Kosmidou-Bradley

Geographer literally putting Afghan villages on the map

June 22, 2020

Put rural communities on the map and you might literally be building roads to prosperity. For Walker Kosmidou-Bradley, that’s the plan.

Boulder Food Rescue trailer

Alumni-run Boulder nonprofit steps up to provide produce during pandemic

June 17, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Boulder Food Rescue is stepping up even more to serve the growing needs of the Boulder County community.

Serene Singh

CU Boulder students, alumni take lead in fight against coronavirus

June 12, 2020

Students and alumni have helped spread awareness about how to maintain a safe environment; raised funds to help support students, staff and faculty; and led efforts to donate and 3D-print personal protective equipment.

Glen Abramowski, with Boulder and CU campus in the background

Champion skier, aerospace engineer and legally blind

June 4, 2020

Becoming an aerospace engineer for The Boeing Company, a Paralympic medalist in downhill skiing and an advocate for blind or visually-impaired children takes perseverance, intellect and heart. Glen Abramowski has done it all, and all while legally blind.

Ryan McMunn

Close call with COVID-19 moves alumnus to take action

June 2, 2020

Tricam CEO Ryan McMunn has called on business partners in China to help protect Boulder medical professionals.

Stewart Woodward volunteering

Forever Buff helped troubleshoot Apollo 11 as the world watched

May 22, 2020

It was less than three hours until Apollo 11 was set to leave planet Earth, and Stew Woodward had found a leak in the line supplying liquid hydrogen fuel to the massive Saturn V rocket. The first manned mission to the moon was in jeopardy.

Anna Blakney

Alumna's educational journey led her to the fight against COVID-19

May 5, 2020

Anna Blakney, a third-generation alumna of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, is among the researchers working to develop a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus at Imperial College London.

Jason, Suzi, Jacob and Sami Jewett pause from food preparation in their Bamen Ramen food truck.

Engineering alumna's family food truck serves hospital staff in Portland

May 5, 2020

In the era of coronavirus, helping one another takes many forms. For Suzi Jewett and her family, it took the form of noodles and dumplings served to medical professionals in northwest Portland, Oregon.

A photo representing mask donations to CU Boulder

Engineering alumnus leads Shanghai chapter mask donation

April 29, 2020

The Shanghai alumni chapter is among numerous CU Boulder affiliates supporting fellow Buffs through the coronavirus pandemic. A group of alumni donated 1,200 masks to CU Boulder, which were distributed to campus health care workers and first responders.