People stand at a table with bags of produce and gallon jugs of milk.

CU Boulder’s mobile food pantries meet growing demand amid grocery inflation

June 7, 2023

With the rise of grocery prices over the past year, food banks saw an increased need among their communities. CU Boulder’s Basic Needs Center offered relief by distributing 84,220 pounds of food at its monthly mobile food pantries during the 2022–23 academic year.

Person donating blood at a CU Boulder blood drive

Staff Council to hold blood drive June 13–14

June 5, 2023

Not just for employees—join Staff Council at the Rec Center for World Blood Donor Day, where your donation can save up to three lives. There will be snacks and giveaways for all who attend.

Volunteers helping students move out of residence halls.

Students give big at the move-out donation drive

May 19, 2023

Each year, move-out produces tons of unwanted items headed for the landfill as students pack up to return home for the summer. CU Boulder implemented a solution to reduce waste and promote sustainability and generosity. Instead of trashing items, students participated in the Give & Go Donation Drive.

Bikers riding up a canyon.

Buffalo Bicycle Classic scholarship bike ride coming Sept. 10

May 17, 2023

Register to join for an incredible ride on Sunday, Sept. 10, through Boulder County and help continue the legacy of the last 20 years supporting the Buffalo Bicycle Classic Scholarship Fund.

A philanthropy event on campus

CU Boulder sororities raise more than $290K for philanthropies

May 9, 2023

Sororities at CU Boulder raised more than $290,000 for various causes as part of their philanthropy efforts this academic year. Chapters in the College Panhellenic Council raise money and awareness for their dedicated causes by holding various philanthropy events each semester.

Crown Institute building exterior with balloon arch

Alum donates 3-pronged gift to advance mental health, wellness at CU Boulder

Feb. 3, 2023

CU Boulder alumnus Jeremy May announced a three-pronged gift to advance mindful leadership and innovation through the Crown Institute and Leeds School of Business.

Leeds School of Business Dean Sharon Matusik speaks during the new Rustandy building grand opening event at the University of Colorado Boulder. (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)

$5 million gift creates first named deanship at CU Boulder

Jan. 31, 2023

Alumnus, entrepreneur and CU Boulder donor Tandean Rustandy has given $5 million to create the Tandean Rustandy Endowed Deanship at the Leeds School of Business—the first named deanship on campus.

Lab with MRI machine

Major gift to enhance diversity of life-science researchers

June 23, 2022

Six life science scholars will embark on their PhD studies and contribute their unique cultural experiences to the CU Boulder campus this fall through a nearly $1.9 million gift to the university from the Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation.

Film posters

Award-winning filmmaker gives persistence, ‘energy’ to next generation

June 22, 2022

John W. Comerford, who discovered the power of film at CU Boulder, arranges major gift to its Stan Brakhage Moving Image Art Forum and Studies Collection.

Basketball game

CU Athletics collecting gift cards for fire victims

Jan. 5, 2022

Four basketball games this week are slated to be gift card collection sites, organized by CU Athletics. Needed are cards for fire victims to shop at Front Range grocery stores, department stores and local restaurants. Please ensure the value of the card is visible on the card.