David Bolen

Legacy of CU's first Olympian, Ambassador David Bolen, still strong

Aug. 6, 2021

Qualifying for the 400-meter dash in 1948, Bolen's legacy started the long and proud tradition of Buffs representing CU and the United States at the Olympic Games.

A collage of CU Boulder alumni competing in the Olympics

Buffs Olympic dreams begin

July 23, 2021

At 7 a.m. on Friday, July 23 in Colorado, those up and awake watched the long-awaited opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, where six University of Colorado alumni will be representing Team USA during the next two weeks

Mary Kettlewell

Graduate certificate in arts administration opens doors

July 21, 2021

Voice performance graduate Mary Kettlewell applauds the Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration for opening doors to her new position as program administrator at the Texas Commission on the Arts, a small state government commission in Austin dedicated to funding arts organizations in Texas.

Kara Goucher, second from right, with her NBC Sports broadcast colleagues

From running to reporting: A Q&A with Kara Goucher

July 20, 2021

Forever Buff Kara Goucher, a two-time Olympic runner and marathoner, is headed to the Olympics again—this time as a commentator for NBC TV.

Infographic showing CU Boulder's Olympic Games legacy

CU Boulder holds Olympic Games legacy

July 15, 2021

Since 1948, the university has produced over 90 Olympic athletes who have competed in events across the globe. In honor of the upcoming Tokyo Games, here’s a look at CU’s storied history of Olympians.

Luis Granda with a guitar

Recent alum launches career with Boulder Philharmonic

June 28, 2021

Luis Granda, recently named assistant director of donor and patron relations for the Boulder Philharmonic, attributes his arts administration education at CU Boulder as pivotal preparation for his new career.

Berkley Gamble

With her brand, Berkley Gamble shows sustainability is in fashion

June 2, 2021

An alumna has built her brand, Past Life the Collective, as “a sustainable, small-batch label for those who speak the truth, walk their own path and raise hell.”

Smarties Candy Company co-president Jessica Dee Sawyer, left, with her sister Liz and cousin Sarah Dee.

Alumna holds sweet gig

April 28, 2021

Alumna Jessica Dee Sawyer works with her sister and cousin as a co-president of the well-known Smarties Candy Company.

CU Boulder alumna Claire France

Alumna startup offers help and food for essential workers, school kids during pandemic

April 26, 2021

Meet CU Boulder alumna Claire France, who launched a new endeavor called My Launch Box aimed at addressing the food scarcity issues she witnessed as a student teacher.

Painting of a person holding a heart

Education alumna transforming medicine through human caring

April 20, 2021

A tireless quest to expand knowledge and practices of human caring has sent education alumna Jean Watson around the world more than 20 times, sharing her theory of human caring and healing to educate the next generation of nursing and medical healers.