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.

Ian Geraghty and Xinzhao Chu in Antarctica

Alumni in Focus: A year in Antarctica

Aug. 6, 2019

Researching in one of the most inaccessible and extreme places on Earth, Antarctica, Ian Geraghty is using LIDAR aimed at the sky to study the atmosphere at altitudes so high, Earth and space weather interact.

Andrew Hudson

Alumni in Focus: Andrew Hudson wants to help people land a job

Aug. 5, 2019

Learn more from a Q&A with the former press secretary for Denver Mayor Wellington Webb and U.S. Senator Timothy Wirth, jazz musician and founder of Andrew Hudson's Jobs List.

Aerial view of the green river

Alumni in Focus: The future of water in the West

Aug. 1, 2019

The Southwest is drying. During a 730-mile rafting trip down the Colorado River's main tributary, alumna Heather Hansman (MJour'10) saw water scarcity up close.

Laurie Cantillo

Alumni in Focus: The creator of NASA’s first podcast

June 21, 2019

Laurie Cantillo (Jour’80) was fresh out of college when she first spotted the Milky Way during an outdoor education trip in Utah. Since then, the director of communication and education at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has been on a mission to share the wonders of space with the world.