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.

Hallie Adams

Curiosity about the natural world leads to career path in earth science research

June 20, 2019

Hallie Adams is returning to grad school for a PhD in geography and ecohydrology. This year she received a Graduate Research Fellowship Program award from the National Science Foundation.

Shane Smith in Army ROTC greens

Class of 2019: Shane Smith

May 8, 2019

With a political science degree and experience as the battalion commander of CU Boulder’s Army ROTC unit, Smith will continue training as a logistics officer before joining the 16th Combat Aviation Regiment at Fort Lewis.

Claire Lamman

Class of 2019: Claire Lamman

May 8, 2019

The College of Arts and Sciences outstanding graduate turned out to be much better at science than she’d thought possible. With physics and astronomy degrees in hand, she heads to Harvard this fall.

School of Education building

Class of 2019: Paying it forward in higher ed

May 8, 2019

The first cohort of master’s in higher education students graduated this spring. The School of Education program is a collaboration with departments across campus that combines scholarly work and experiential learning.

Curtis Gile and team in front of water catchment system

Class of 2019: Curtis Gile

May 8, 2019

Engineers Without Borders led Gile to Rwanda, where he developed a system for collecting clean water, and earned him Mechanical Engineering’s outstanding graduate for international engagement award.

ATLAS Center on campus with Flatirons in background

Class of 2019: Opening doors, making learning systems more inclusive

May 7, 2019

The dissertations of the five 2019 graduates—all women—of ATLAS’s technology, media and society doctorate program emphasize empowering groups that tend to be less engaged in engineering fields.

Daniel Senior

Class of 2019: Daniel Senior

May 7, 2019

After serving in the Air Force, college life didn’t challenge Senior the way he’d hoped; so he sought out a job in University Libraries, where his supervisors say he always went above and beyond.

Valeria Praga-Rodríguez

Class of 2019: Valeria Praga-Rodríguez

May 7, 2019

An educator, mother, advocate and learner, Praga-Rodríguez worked to support English learners of all linguistic backgrounds during her time in the Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity master’s program.