This year, 15 CU Boulder civil and architectural engineering students spent more than 60 hours constructing a concrete canoe. Despite the open water races being canceled due to cold temperatures, CU Boulder students did well in other ASCE competitions, taking second place in both the non-technical paper and innovation challenge and third place in both the technical paper and surveying competitions.
As you go forth from the university, take in reflections and parting words in videos from the Commencement Office, CU Student Government, Alumni Association and Senior Class Council, including a “Buffs Going Bananas” appearance.
Brian Tan taught himself calculus at 13, took the SAT at 14, got a GED at 16 and got his associate's degree in computer science in the same year. Tan is young, but it is also his contributions to his classes and research groups on which his collaborators and mentors remark.
Read words of wisdom from some of the many talented and innovative students who are graduating and starting on their next adventures. As they become Forever Buffs, they leave their inspirational legacies—with advice and reflection—for those who follow.
Rylee Vogel is an actor and a communicator. This year, she’s also the recipient of the William W. White Outstanding Graduate Award, an honor bestowed to the student graduating with the highest GPA in the College of Media, Communication and Information.