CU-Boulder officials unveil $170 million athletic facilities upgrade proposal for CU’s Board of Regents

Feb. 20, 2013

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, Athletic Director Mike Bohn and new head football coach Mike MacIntyre today unveiled a $170 million, multi-year proposal to upgrade CU-Boulder’s football facilities before the Intercollegiate Athletics subcommittee of the CU Board of Regents at the board’s monthly meeting in Colorado Springs.

Shalaya Kipp named 2012 College Women's Athlete-of-the-Year

Jan. 10, 2013

The 2013 calendar year is starting off on a great note for University of Colorado senior Shalaya Kipp as she was named the 2012 College Women's Athlete-of-the-Year as selected by the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame, announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Brooks: MacIntyre makes winning first impression

Dec. 10, 2012

It was a whirlwind day for Mike MacIntyre, who was approached by CU, presented a weekend offer and accepted before first setting foot on the Boulder campus. He arrived in Colorado at mid-afternoon Monday, met with CU President Bruce Benson, Chancellor Phil DiStefano and Bohn, then met with his new team for about 35 minutes prior to the press conference. He advised them to “do well on exams, don’t do a double negative – just because you’re down a little on what happened, I’m here to help you move forward.

Introduction of new head football coach

Dec. 10, 2012

The University of Colorado Boulder will introduce Mike MacIntyre as its new head football coach at a press conference later this afternoon (Monday, December 10), at 4 p.m. at the Byron White Club Room at Folsom Field.

B.G. Brooks: CU says commitment to football on upswing

Nov. 26, 2012

The University of Colorado administration vows Jon Embree’s successor will find a renewed commitment to football when he steps on campus and continues the process of rebuilding the besieged Buffaloes program. Chancellor Phil DiStefano and Athletic Director Mike Bohn said at a Monday news conference that CU recognizes how high the bar has been raised with the Buffs joining the Pac-12 Conference – and the school’s hiring of a new coach will reflect that.

Embree will not return as Colorado head football coach

Nov. 25, 2012

Jon Embree has been dismissed as University of Colorado head football coach, athletic director Mike Bohn announced Sunday evening. Embree took over as the school’s 24th full-time head coach in December 2010, just the third alumni to do so. In two seasons, his teams compiled a 4-21 record. This past fall, CU finished 1-11, which included a 1-8 record in Pac-12 Conference play. University of Colorado President Bruce Benson, CU-Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano and Bohn released the following joint statement:

Fire the coach? Not so fast, says new study by University of Colorado, Loyola professors

Nov. 14, 2012

Fire the coach? Not so fast says a new study of elite college football teams. Professors from the University of Colorado and Loyola University Chicago studied what happened to the records of college football teams that replaced a head coach for performance reasons in the Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division 1-A) between 1997 and 2010. Over this period, an average of 10 percent of FBS teams fired their coach each year because of the team’s poor performance on the field.

CU invites alumni ‘Back to Boulder,’ announces new parade day, time

Oct. 29, 2012

Have you been “Back to Boulder?” It’s a question being posed by the University of Colorado Boulder Alumni Association to its family of more than 250,000 students and alumni. Alumni, current students, faculty, staff and community members will find a broad slate of activities for the 2012 Homecoming weekend starting Thursday, Nov. 1. A full description of activities and events as well as event registration can be found on the Back to Boulder website at .

Join the challenge! Take the Pac-12 Fitness Challenge

Oct. 19, 2012

Help CU secure the title of the Pac-12's most active school by participating in the Pac-12 Fitness Challenge from Oct. 22-28. The challenge is a conference-wide initiative promoting regular physical activity. This event is open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and family.

Equestrian team prepares for new season of competition

Oct. 12, 2012

Imagine competing in a club sport where you meet your only teammate for the first time right before the competition begins. You’re not allowed to practice together beforehand and the equipment you use is new to you. This may sound like an unreasonable challenge, but it’s designed to create a fair competition. Just ask juniors Kelly Meyer and Lauren DeGeorge, members of CU-Boulder’s equestrian team , who compete in intercollegiate English and Western riding competitions, where they are judged on skill and ability.