Olivia Huizar Conner

A conversation with this year’s Graduate Diversity Recruitment Fellow

July 20, 2022

Each year, the College of Music is eligible to award a $7,500 fellowship to an incoming graduate student. Olivia Huizar Conner, who is pursuing a master’s in flute performance, shares how her background—and the fellowship—inspire her to promote diversity and inclusion in music.

Dom, Phil, and Alex Miceli on the Pacific Ocean in Hawaii

All in the family—3 brothers majoring in aerospace at CU Boulder

July 20, 2022

Phil, Alex and Dom Miceli have a lot in common, especially their choice in college education—the three brothers are all aerospace engineering students at CU Boulder.

Gilberto Briscoe-Martinez

Helping robots recover from failure: NASA graduate fellowship winner Gilberto Briscoe-Martinez

July 5, 2022

Gilberto Briscoe-Martinez wants robots to be able to learn from their mistakes and continue persevering to finish a task as best they can. A recent award to him will provide four years of research funding and NASA collaboration.

Claire McCollough

Driven to succeed: Leeds student wins global racing-inspired competition

June 13, 2022

Claire McCollough, who is completing her master's in accounting at CU's Leeds School of Business, has become the first university student to win the Alteryx Grand Prix, a data analytics competition, a year after placing fifth overall.

Old Main and a tree with spring blossoms

CU student awarded prestigious Udall Scholarship for work in water resources

May 25, 2022

Beth Rossman, a sophomore majoring in environmental engineering, has been awarded a Udall Scholarship, becoming the 12th CU Boulder student to be honored with the scholarship.

María Teresa Navas Mejía, a long-term employee at the University of Colorado Boulder, recently received her green card thanks to Carina De La Torre and students in the law school's Immigration Defense Clinic.  Credit: Stephanie Daniel/The World

Colorado Law students gain powerful lessons providing free legal services to immigrants

May 16, 2022

Students at the Immigration Defense Clinic have represented more than 20 longtime university employees from El Salvador who have temporary protected status, which allows them to work. The clinic is helping them become permanent residents.

Ilham Siddiq

Civil engineering student, a tsunami survivor, awarded fellowship to study disaster recovery

May 5, 2022

Ilham Siddiq survived the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami and is now using his firsthand disaster knowledge to evaluate the effectiveness of recovery policies.

Leeds graduates

Leeds Class of 2022 prepares to create impact in sustainability, finance, real estate and beyond

May 5, 2022

The newest class of Leeds School of Business graduates is out to make its mark at companies such as Morgan Stanley, Disney and L'Oreal.

Katelynn Thammavong

Katelynn Thammavong: A community leader

May 3, 2022

Graduating senior Katelynn Thammavong has been recognized with a Community Impact Award for her work to connect and empower Asian-heritage STEM students and disrupt anti-Asian racism during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Max Riedlsperger and two of his grandchildren, Ben and Emily Lemiere

When graduating is a family affair

April 29, 2022

Max Riedlsperger and two of his grandchildren will take part in the 2022 commencement ceremony together. The multigenerational celebration is a special experience for the close-knit family.