Students meet with CUPD officers during the semester's first Coffee with a Cop event. (Photo by Patrick Campbell/University of Colorado)

The Week in Photos: Coffee with a Cop

Aug. 30, 2021

Campus community members recently got a chance to chat with University of Colorado Police Department officers. The Coffee with a Cop event allows students, faculty and staff, as well as CUPD officers and staff to meet each other.

Melissa Stockwell at Rio Paralympics

To watch this weekend: Melissa Stockwell at the Paralympics

Aug. 27, 2021

Forever Buff Melissa Stockwell is representing Team USA at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Not her first time on the world stage, Stockwell is competing in triathlon. She also gave a repeat performance as a flag bearer at the opening ceremonies.

First year students attend 2021 Kickoff and Spirit Night at Folsom Field on Aug. 20, 2021. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

The week in photos: Welcoming students

Aug. 26, 2021

Students got settled into the academic year at CU Boulder as classes began, participating not only in studies but also in a host of Fall Welcome activities, which continue through Sunday, Sept. 12.

The Hope spacecraft

LASP duo takes you inside Emirates Mars Mission

Aug. 26, 2021

Heather Reed and Pete Withnell share insights into the extraordinary international collaboration that made this mission possible and the more terrestrial effects of the mission on their family. Listen to the latest episode of Buff Innovator Insights.

Students eating pizza during Connect at The Rec event in 2018

10 things to do this weekend: Buff Meetups, 'Stranger Things' laser show, more

Aug. 26, 2021

This weekend brings ice bumper cars, Drag Queen Bingo, yoga and fitness classes, a free screening of “Fast & Furious 9,” a Chautauqua hike for grad students and more.

Aerial view of CU Boulder and the city

How to party smart this fall

Aug. 25, 2021

After an unpredictable year, it’s understandable some people may want to let loose. If you choose to drink or use other substances, here are some things to keep in mind.

Chieri Kamada

International student reflects on COVID-19 experiences

Aug. 25, 2021

The recent unexpected and turbulent times have been difficult for many students, but international students have often been met with even more challenges and considerable roadblocks. Chieri Kamada is among them.

Recyclable materials and cans

CU alum creates robots to sort recyclables

Aug. 25, 2021

Matanya Horowitz's company produces artificial intelligence-aided robots to automate identifying, sorting and processing the myriad items that are collected for recycling—at a rate the company says is twice as fast as humans and 99% accurate.

student biking on campus

6 things to know about biking in Boulder

Aug. 25, 2021

Biking is a great way to get around campus and Boulder, whether you’re looking to get some exercise or commute sustainably. Learn a little bike maintenance, the rules of the road and more to improve your ride.

Crystal Lay poses for a photo with Chip the costumed mascot.

In it to help students experience success⁠—Get to know Crystal Lay

Aug. 24, 2021

She works with a team that helps make the CU Boulder campus home for over 10,000 occupants. She was key in this year's Buffs One Read program. And the grassy areas surrounding Williams Village are among her favorite spots. Learn more about Crystal Lay.