Old Main and a tree with spring blossoms

CU student awarded prestigious Udall Scholarship for work in water resources

May 25, 2022

Beth Rossman, a sophomore majoring in environmental engineering, has been awarded a Udall Scholarship, becoming the 12th CU Boulder student to be honored with the scholarship.

Bud Coleman holds the mace during the 2018 commencement ceremony

Meet the commencement marshal Bud Coleman

March 3, 2022

Bud Coleman relishes his role as the leader of the campuswide commencement ceremony. He discusses what it's like to lead––plus his favorite parts of––the event. He also shares background on some of the commencement traditions, including the mace and academic hoods.

Pink paper heart torn in half

Tips to avoid your ex on social media this Valentine’s Day

Feb. 9, 2022

Did you just see a Facebook “memory” of your ex from Valentine’s Day…three years ago, and now you’re bummed or just annoyed? Blame the algorithms, says Anthony Pinter, a teaching assistant professor in CU Boulder's ATLAS Institute.

Shane Smith in Army ROTC greens

Class of 2019: Shane Smith

May 8, 2019

With a political science degree and experience as the battalion commander of CU Boulder’s Army ROTC unit, Smith will continue training as a logistics officer before joining the 16th Combat Aviation Regiment at Fort Lewis.

Eric Brown-Malone

Class of 2018: From student to leader of men and women

May 9, 2018

This October, a few months after his commissioning as an active duty field artillery officer on May 10, Eric Brown-Malone will report to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, to continue his training at the U.S. Army Field Artillery School.

Dean of University Libraries James Williams

Q&A: James Williams on his tenure as dean of libraries

May 18, 2017

James Williams, dean of the University Libraries since 1988 and longtime commencement marshal, has led the library system through a digital revolution that upended the manner in which libraries are viewed and used. We sat down with him to discuss his tenure as dean.

Lonnie Rickel in Army uniform

Class of 2017: A childhood dream becomes reality

May 3, 2017

As a kid, Lonnie Rickel planned to enlist in the Army, never seriously considering college. CU Boulder provided the best of both worlds: the college experience with an ROTC program.