Joan McLean Braun

‘A Boulder treasure’—Joan McLean Braun’s career at CU Presents

Sept. 27, 2023

CU Presents is celebrating the inspiring, illustrious career of longtime Executive Director Joan McLean Braun, who will retire at the end of this academic year.

CU head ski coach Andrew LeRoy

Former Olympian Andy LeRoy enters 2nd season as CU ski coach

Nov. 17, 2022

LeRoy is CU’s 18th head ski coach, replacing Richard Rokos after more than three decades with the Buffs. The former Olympian discusses leading CU’s only coed athletic team, what inspired him to coach and ways to generate revenue for collegiate skiing.

Ofelia Morales

In the business of making dreams come true—Get to know Ofelia Morales

Nov. 8, 2022

A first-generation student, she now works to support CU Boulder students who are pursuing their educational dreams. She's passionate about the UndocuNetwork group on campus and knows where to find the best chai latte. Learn more about Ofelia Morales.

Associate Professor Shideh Dashti

Video: Pioneering the resilient infrastructure of the future

June 29, 2022

Associate Professor Shideh Dashti discusses her research on geotechnical engineering, centrifuge modeling and designing resilient infrastructure in the wake of earthquakes and climate-related natural disasters.

Hilary Morgan

Video: How to treat burn-damaged books

May 24, 2022

Hillary Morgan, a conservator with the University Libraries is no stranger to repairing books damaged by any of the elements. In this video, Morgan will teach you how to save a book that’s suffered soot or smoke damage from a fire.

Commander Paula Balafas

CU Police Commander Paula Balafas to become Pac-12’s 5th female chief of police

Feb. 9, 2022

Balafas, a CU Boulder alumna, has taken the top job at the University of Arizona Police Department, helping the Pac-12 conference lead the way in women in policing.

CU Boulder police cars on campus (Photo by Patrick Campbell/University of Colorado)

Campus police responded to calls for help during Marshall Fire

Feb. 6, 2022

University of Colorado Police Department officers assisted with evacuations, road closures and more during the incredibly destructive Marshall Fire in January.

Llen Pomeroy

Meet CU Boulder’s new Title IX chief: Llen Pomeroy

Dec. 14, 2021

From the moment she started law school, Llen Pomeroy knew she’d pursue a career focused on creating greater access and inclusion for people who have been marginalized and underrepresented. Learn more about the work of the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance.

MIMIC Director Adrian Gestos

Meet MIMIC Director Adrian Gestos

Nov. 15, 2021

Since joining the Materials Instrumentation and Multimodal Imaging Core team, Adrian Gestos has been helping researchers solve problems with the facility’s state-of-the-art equipment, allowing scientists and engineers to characterize materials visually, mechanically and chemically, down to the submicron scale.

Researcher working on machine

CIRES instrument developers lay foundations for our science

Oct. 25, 2021

The Integrated Instrument Development Facility’s team of expert instrument designers, machinists, electronics specialists and glass blowers support researchers at CIRES, CU Boulder and beyond.