Cross Country season starts Saturday

Aug. 29, 2014

The University of Colorado cross country teams have consistently been one of the most dominate combined squads in the nation and this year the Buffs looks like they will remain that way with all of the talent returning to both men’s and women’s teams. The season officially kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 30, as the Buffs will host the CU Alumni/Open/Time Trial at the Buffalo Ranch Cross Country Course on CU’s South Campus. The women’s 5.8-kilometer race will start at 8:30 a.m. and the men’s 8k race will follow at 9:15 a.m. Parking and admission are free.

CU-Boulder’s Week of Welcome features convocation, music fest and more

Aug. 14, 2014

New students at the University of Colorado Boulder will be greeted with dozens of activities including a welcome convocation, a Folsom Field pep rally and a “Global Jam” international food and music fest during Week of Welcome beginning Aug. 21. The free events give new students a chance to get acquainted with each other, the campus and surrounding community before classes start on Aug. 25. The activities are scheduled in addition to orientation sessions that cover the details of class registration, policies and student services at each college.

New processes will debut for CU-Boulder student move-in Aug. 18-21

Aug. 14, 2014

New and returning students moving into the University of Colorado Boulder residence halls can choose which day to move in Aug. 18-21, will swipe Buff OneCards instead of filling out a form to check in and will be able to take advantage of “Quick Drop Stations.” “We take pride in doing our best to provide a warm welcome and a helping hand for our new and returning students,” said John Fox, associate director of Residence Life. “This year we decided to make some changes in order to make the process as smooth as possible.”

CU Volleyball ready to unveil its 'Sister Act'

July 17, 2014

When the volleyball season begins at the University of Colorado – and it won’t be long – the Coors Events Center will become The Court of Three Sisters. Coach Liz Kritza believes having three siblings on the same team might be an NCAA Division I first.

CUPD, CU Football to square off in softball game

July 10, 2014

On Saturday, July 12, the University of Colorado Police Department will play softball against the University of Colorado football team for the first time in what is hoped to become an annual event. The game will start at 3 p.m. at the East Mapleton Ball Fields, located behind Whole Foods Market near Mapleton Avenue and 30th Street. Officers from other local agencies, such as the Boulder Police Department and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, have also been invited to play. The university community and the public are encouraged to attend.

Student life: CU-Boulder ultimate player takes home national award

July 3, 2014

Jimmy Mickle is a bio-tech lab assistant, a CU-Boulder graduate who studied chemical and biological engineering, and the winner of this year’s Callahan Award – the equivalent of the Heisman Trophy in USA Ultimate terms.

CU vs CSU TV, game time announced

May 29, 2014

The Pacific-12 Conference and its television partners released arrangements for the first three weeks of the 2014 season for all games covered by their contracts, and the University of Colorado’s two in-state games against Colorado State and Arizona State both will receive maximum exposure.

CU Collegiate Sports Club teams net five national championships in 2014

May 22, 2014

The University of Colorado club triathlon, swimming and diving, and free style ski teams all repeated as national champions in 2014, while the CU club lacrosse team won its first. This past weekend, the CU men's ultimate team won the national championship, bringing the total to five national championsips for CU Collegiate Sports Club teams in 2014.

CU Athletics records highest-ever APR scores

May 15, 2014

The University of Colorado Academic Progress Rate (APR) report based on information for the four year period between 2009-10 and 2012-13 was released by the NCAA Wednesday with those of all other Division I schools, with CU reporting record news for all 16 of its intercollegiate athletic programs in that time frame. For the fourth consecutive year, the APR results are the highest in school history since the NCAA’s Academic Performance Program was introduced in 2003. To read the entire article, visit

CU-Boulder celebrates new athletics facility fundraising at Saturday’s spring football game

April 11, 2014

The University of Colorado Boulder plans to break ground May 12 on several new athletics facilities and upgrades to Folsom Field after a record-breaking year of private donations. In the past seven months, the CU Athletic Department has made significant progress on the fundraising goals and anticipates meeting that goal in the very near future. Completion of the majority of the project is expected prior to the fall 2015 football season. The proposed facilities include: