Melissa Stockwell at Rio Paralympics

To watch this weekend: Melissa Stockwell at the Paralympics

Aug. 27, 2021

Forever Buff Melissa Stockwell is representing Team USA at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Not her first time on the world stage, Stockwell is competing in triathlon. She also gave a repeat performance as a flag bearer at the opening ceremonies.

Recyclable materials and cans

CU alum creates robots to sort recyclables

Aug. 25, 2021

Matanya Horowitz's company produces artificial intelligence-aided robots to automate identifying, sorting and processing the myriad items that are collected for recycling—at a rate the company says is twice as fast as humans and 99% accurate.

Sage Hurta

Alumna Sage Hurta honored as co-Pac-12 woman of the year

Aug. 19, 2021

The University of Colorado track and field aluma Sage Hurta was named a Co-Pac-12 NCAA Woman of the Year nominee along with USC’s Anna Cockrell.

Flora Duffy at Tokyo Olympics

CU alum Flora Duffy adds page to comeback story with historic Olympic win

Aug. 19, 2021

CU Boulder aluma Flora Duffy took first place in the Tokyo Olympics women’s triathlon, securing Bermuda’s first gold medal in Olympics history.

D. Eric Maikranz

Alum's novel goes from self-published book to Hollywood movie

Aug. 9, 2021

Author and CU Boulder alum D. Eric Maikranz offered a cash reward to any reader who could help get his book on the big screen. The novel idea led to a film out this summer starring Mark Wahlberg and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

David Bolen

Passing the torch: CU’s first Olympian says sports, diplomacy go hand in hand

Aug. 6, 2021

David Bolen's accomplishments in the 1948 Summer Games were only the start of a lifetime spent creating impact on a global scale.

Sage Hurta

Talking with CU track champion Sage Hurta

Aug. 6, 2021

Alumna Sage Hurta is the NCAA women’s indoor track champion in the mile. The self-described perfectionist reveals how embracing failure and a short-term memory are propelling her success.

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.