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.

Dave Curtin

After 42 years of deadlines, Dave Curtin to retire

June 28, 2021

To know Dave Curtin is to know a dedicated, professional and trustworthy man who lives by deadlines. After a 42-year career, the CU-trained journalist and executive communicator––a Pulitzer Prize winner––is going to take some not-so-structured time to pursue his personal to-do list.

Michael Shernick

Helping students where they are––Get to know Michael Shernick

May 10, 2021

He's a two-time Marinus Smith Award winner who holds a master's degree in architecture, has been called an academic concierge and met his wife on an errand. Learn more about Michael Shernick's corner of campus.

Nomita Chhabildas

Nomita Chhabildas honored for exceptional service to Colorado families

May 7, 2021

The director of the Attention, Behavior and Learning Clinic is this year's recipient of the staff award that honors exemplary outreach and engagement work.

Frances Draper

Frances Draper to retire from CU Boulder

March 11, 2021

Senior Strategic Advisor and former Vice Chancellor for Strategic Relations and Communications Frances Draper announced she will retire from CU Boulder at the end of March.

CU Boulder Police Commander Paula Balafas

CUPD commander graduates from prestigious public safety program

March 10, 2021

CU Boulder Police Commander Paula Balafas has graduated from the prestigious School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Linda Frueh Wellmann

50 years of CU Boulder service: Linda Frueh Wellmann

Feb. 3, 2021

Staff Council is excited to honor Linda Frueh Wellmann, who has served at CU Boulder for 50 years. Enjoy a short autobiography that highlights Frueh Wellman's time on campus and some of the memories she’s collected, as well as a note from a Nobel Prize laureate.

Lisa Marshall headshot

Science writer wins top honor among national peers

Oct. 22, 2020

CU Boulder's Lisa Marshall produced what is now an award-winning story that touches on how exposure to "old friends" in soil can improve peoples' mental health.

Shaz Zamore taking a selfie on a hike in the mountains.

Scientist reflects on the joys and challenges of being a Black nature lover

Aug. 12, 2020

An encounter in May now called the "Central Park birdwatching incident" ignited a national conversation about whether Black people are welcome in natural areas. It's a discussion that hit home for Shaz Zamore.

Keasley speaks at the 2016 fall Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Alphonse Keasley, a true university citizen, to retire

July 16, 2020

Alphonse Keasley, associate vice chancellor in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement came to CU Boulder in 1975, beginning what he calls his life as a university citizen.

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