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.

Student in CU Buffs hat overlooks Folsom Field

5 insider tips for new Buffs

Aug. 24, 2021

Going to college can be exciting and challenging all at the same time. Here are a few insider tips to start your first semester off strong.

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5 tips for a smooth transition back to campus

Aug. 24, 2021

Last year was…rough, and you may be experiencing mixed emotions as you plan your return to life on campus. Here are a few tips to keep in mind to help ease your transition back to CU Boulder.

student and Chip in a residence hall during move-in

5 things everyone should know about roommates

Aug. 24, 2021

Living with roommates can come with some adjustments, even if you’re living with friends. Whether you’ve had roommates before or are living away from home for the first time, here's what you need to know.

Giovanni Hernandez

First-generation student paves own road at CU Boulder

Aug. 23, 2021

Like many college students, Giovanni Hernandez has a lot on his plate. He’s excelling in challenging engineering coursework as a civil engineering major, with an emphasis in construction engineering and management, and maintaining a 4.0 GPA.

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.