Rick George

Alliance could have dramatic, positive change on college athletics

Aug. 24, 2021

Three of the nation's Power Five conferences—41 schools—have agreed to form an alliance that will provide leadership and guidance for some of the most pressing issues facing college athletics in a generation.

Holly Hunter playing against Air Force

Hearing not a loss for Holly Hunter

Aug. 23, 2021

Growing up in Southern California, Holly Hunter faced her share of naysayers. Hunter, who was born 100 percent deaf in both ears, was told by some she wasn't going to be able to keep up in school. But those doubters just served as fuel.

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.

CU women's soccer celebrating against Arizona State

CU soccer to open season with faculty and staff day Aug. 19

Aug. 13, 2021

Come cheer the Buffs women's soccer team. Faculty and staff member tickets are available at a discounted rate for this season and home opener against Colorado State University.

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.

Magnus Boee

Olympian and Buff Magnus Boee is National Nordic Skier of the Year

Aug. 6, 2021

Magnus Boee won 10 of 12 races in 2021, including sweeping the regional and NCAA Nordic championships.

Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

Philip DiStefano, NCAA Board of Governors convene constitutional convention

July 30, 2021

CU Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano joined the rest of the NCAA Board of Governors in voting to convene a constitutional convention in November that could usher in major transformation for the NCAA.

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

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.

The CU men's basketball team plays an opponent at the CU Events Center.

Philip DiStefano, Rick George discuss name, image, likeness rules

July 8, 2021

With new state legislation and a recent change in NCAA policy, student-athletes can now receive compensation for use of their name, image and likeness. Chancellor Philip DiStefano and Athletic Director Rick George address what the changes mean and how CU Athletics has been getting ready.