Nick Schuster wearing a mask he printed

Class of 2020: Master’s student brings home middle school makerspace to create masks for frontline workers

April 29, 2020

Middle school teacher Nick Schuster had one day to return to his school to pack up materials to prepare for teaching remotely, and he knew what he needed to do.

Maureen McNamara standing next to the NASA logo

Nobel winner sparks senior’s love of space medicine

April 24, 2020

A chance meeting with a Nobel Prize winner in physics on a CU in D.C. trip changed the course of Maureen McNamara's career plans.

Mollie Isaacs

A voice fit for ‘American Idol’

March 24, 2020

CU Boulder junior Mollie Isaacs recently competed on season 18 of American Idol after receiving a golden ticket to Hollywood from judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie last November.

Left to right, CU Boulder students Michael Nothem, Gwendalynn Roebke, Lluvia Macias, Janet Lee and José Gutierrez with State Senator Tammy Story

Students call on state lawmakers to support scholarship program

Jan. 22, 2020

A group of CU Boulder students and staff members met with state lawmakers today in support of additional funding for the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative, a statewide initiative that helps Coloradans pursue academic goals after high school.

Miranda Stark sitting on a dock by the water

College of Music outstanding graduate reflects on time at CU

Dec. 19, 2019

Miranda Stark, who will graduate with degrees in music education and woodwind performance, talks about her time as an undergrad, her upcoming commencement speech and plans for the future.

Zhen Qu on campus

New ways of estimating, tracking pollution earn student Harvard postdoc spot

Dec. 16, 2019

Troubled by poor air quality since she was a child growing up in Beijing, Zhen Qu’s career studying air pollution has brought her to CU Boulder, earning a doctorate in mechanical engineering, and soon to Harvard University.

Eileen Ford

Winter grad spotlight: Eileen Ford

Dec. 3, 2019

Senior Class Council sat down Eileen Ford to get an inside look at how our winter grads are doing. Ford reflects on her college career, what she’s looking forward to after graduation and dishes advice for new Buffs.

CU Boulder student athlete McKinley Wright holds a basketball on the court.

McKinley Wright is here to lead

Dec. 2, 2019

Minnesota native McKinley Wright IV is the All-Pac-12 First Team point guard on the CU men’s basketball team. The 6-foot junior shares his thoughts on toughness, leadership and managing high expectations.

Student walks on campus with fall colors

Students in Focus: Senior reflects on time at CU, looks ahead

Oct. 7, 2019

Senior Class Council sat down with Tiara Stephan for this senior student spotlight. She dishes on what she’s up to this year, talks graduation plans, offers advice for freshmen and more.

Founders and employees of ShineOn

Students in Focus: ShineOn prepares for mass production of advanced bike light

Aug. 6, 2019

A year and a half after starting the company, CU Boulder startup ShineOn has grown to five employees and is preparing to launch its first product for cycling enthusiasts.