Chip on a snowmobile

10 things to do this week: March 20 edition

March 20, 2017

This week's events include live music, bubble ball soccer, a free film screening and a campus visit by Vandana Shiva.

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Zombies: A success story of one CU Theatre alum

March 17, 2017

After about 10 years of living in Los Angeles trying to make a career as an actor, Ross Marquand was cast in the highest-rated TV series in cable history, "The Walking Dead," changing his life forever.

Running shoes

Healthy Buffs: Peak performance

March 15, 2017

Whether it's a sport, an instrument, lifting weights or going on a hike, being in tune with our bodies can help us perform better. Physical therapist Annie Sirotniak offers tips to make sure we're performing at our best and preventing injuries along the way.

Lori Peek

Larger disasters 'inevitable,' says new Natural Hazards Center director

March 15, 2017

Having traveled the world studying the social impact catastrophes have on marginalized populations, CU Boulder alumna Lori Peek returned to her alma mater in January to become director of the Natural Hazards Center, the nation's clearinghouse for disaster research. She says vulnerable populations should be top of mind in disaster planning.


10 things to do this week: March 13 edition

March 13, 2017

This week's events include a lecture by Jose Antonio Vargas, a Peace Corps information session, free bowling, table games and pizza on St. Patrick's Day at The Connection and a celebration of International Happiness Day at C4C.

Tim Hogan and Dina Clark at the Museum of Natural History herbarium

Pushing Boundaries: Plant hunters are the pioneers of Colorado botany

March 10, 2017

The CU Museum of Natural History herbarium houses more than a half-million grasses, flowers, lichens and mosses—regarded as one of the most important natural history repositories in western North America.


Healthy Buffs: Self-care ideas to fit your schedule

March 8, 2017

Self-care is a way to say, "Here's how I help myself feel better." It doesn’t have to be an investment of time or money (and definitely shouldn't add more stress to your plate). Click through for a list of ways to start feeling better right away.

Megan Mangum stands by train reflecting on past

Grit: A story of forward momentum

March 8, 2017

For Megan Mangum, the goal was college; and the route was hazy, as it often is for first-generation students. Now on track to graduate from CU Boulder, she tells her story with a disarming mix of candor, humor and optimism.

Technology, Arts and Media student Kristof Klipfel poses with his "piano glove"

Pushing Boundaries: ATLAS student's piano gloves turn any surface into keyboard

March 6, 2017

After struggling to find his place in engineering and math, Kristof Klipfel discovered the creative outlet he craved in the ATLAS Institute's Technology, Arts and Media program. The senior is consistently cranking out innovative work that demonstrates his active imagination.

Ralphie statue

10 things to do this week: March 6 edition

March 6, 2017

This week's events include a film festival, documentary premiere, an evening celebrating South Asian culture and a free photography class.