Sreyas Krishnan in front of the Delta IV Parker Solar Probe in Cape Canaveral

Alumus Sreyas Krishnan helps launch rockets into space

March 18, 2022

Mechanical engineering alumnus Sreyas Krishnan has played a critical role in United Launch Alliance’s latest Atlas V rocket launch, which carried another weather satellite into space on March 1.

Alumnae Katie Wall and Courtney Jacobson

Partnering up to inspire play

March 9, 2022

At first glance, degrees in theater, religious studies and art history might not seem ideal for entrepreneurship. But alumnae Katie Wall and Courtney Jacobson say their classes were the perfect training ground for starting and running their new company, The Culture Biz, which builds culture and connection through intentional play.

Jenny Simpson holds up American flag after winning bronze medal in Rio Olympics

Jenny Simpson to be inducted into Pac-12 Hall of Honor

March 8, 2022

The Pac-12 Conference announced the 2022 class of the Pac-12 Hall of Honor, including Jenny Simpson, who was a member of the cross-country and track and field teams from 2005–09. She is one of the most decorated athletes in CU history.

Stock image of a surgery team

The path one alumnus took from mechanical engineer to heart surgeon

Feb. 10, 2022

Michael Lewis took an interdisciplinary education to the next level. After graduating with a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering and working at Boeing for a year, he discovered another way to help people—through medicine.

Biomedical engineering graduates walk in procession

What’s next for the Biomedical Engineering Program’s first group of graduates

Jan. 20, 2022

The new alumni are already starting their careers to help improve the world of health care—from designing diagnostic equipment to developing technology for disease treatment.

Carrie Proctor

Alumna awarded CMEA Outstanding Young Educator Award

Jan. 14, 2022

Recent alumna Carrie Proctor always knew she wanted to impact young lives by becoming a music educator. Discover her passion to inspire youth through a shared connection to music.

Stephanie Saltis

Reframing the bully through joyful, transformative theater

Jan. 13, 2022

CU Boulder alumna Stephanie Saltis, a survivor of bullying, uses Shakespeare to help break the cycle of violence in Colorado schools.

Chris Anthony carries a pair of World War II-era skis up the flanks of Mount Mangart

CU alumnus finds, shares forgotten chapter of Colorado’s soldiers on skis

Jan. 11, 2022

Like many lifelong Coloradans, Chris Anthony knew a little bit about the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division. Unlike others, however, he was uniquely positioned to tell the story of how the division fought in Italy and even captured Mussolini’s compound on Lake Garda during World War II.

Abigale Stangl

Alum leading effort to improve web image descriptions for the blind

Dec. 20, 2021

Online image descriptions help people who are blind or have low vision easily access information. However, the important task of creating "alt text" is often neglected. It's a complex problem that Abigale Stangl has been working to untangle for years.

Alumnus Kevin Martin

Time magazine names CU Boulder spinoff a top invention

Dec. 10, 2021

Kevin Martin's startup, Unspun, earned Time's best invention of 2021 accolade. The alumnus’ 3D-weaving machine can produce a seamless pair of jeans. The technology was first prototyped in a Department of Mechanical Engineering's senior design course.