ATLAS Outstanding Graduate Michelle Galetti

Meet the fall 2020 ATLAS graduates

Dec. 17, 2020

Please join the ATLAS Institute in celebrating their newest alumni, who graduate this month from the College of Engineering and Applied Science with the newly renamed degree in Creative Technology and Design.

Hannah Philip

CU Boulder a springboard to global studies, experiences

Dec. 11, 2020

From Japan and China to the United Arab Emirates and the Czech Republic, graduating senior Hannah Philip's study abroad programs provided global perspectives and unique work opportunities to inform her future.

Mara Riley

Student doubles up on degrees

Dec. 11, 2020

One can often find Mara Riley at the College of Music practicing not just one but two instruments. Originally accepted at CU Boulder for flute performance, Riley added voice performance to her studies and will graduate with degrees in both fields.

An illustration of Joy Weinberg ice skating, imposed over a data map

World-class skater combines precision, creativity in hazardous-weather research

Dec. 10, 2020

The move from competitive ice skating to studying information science may seem like a leap, but graduating senior Joy Weinberg says the two share key elements: precision, drive and creativity.

Shankar Lalit Ridhar

Meet engineering’s fall 2020 outstanding graduates

Dec. 10, 2020

Every semester, the College of Engineering and Applied Science recognizes exemplary students who have excelled in academics, research, service and international engagement during their college careers. Read their stories.

Alana Horwitz and her father hiking Chautauqua

Tragedy fails to keep student from finishing strong

Dec. 7, 2020

Alana Horwitz, the College of Arts and Science's fall 2020 outstanding graduate, says she has her late father to thank for her success.

Autumn Tyler, right, with a photo she took

Rerooted: An artist’s journey

Dec. 4, 2020

Autumn Tyler traveled 4,395 miles and took over a thousand photographs of Black LGBTQ+ artists for an exhibit. Now earning her PhD in media studies, Tyler writes the experience taught her that to move forward and grow, sometimes you must return to your roots.

Adam Forreider

Attracted by top ranking, geology student returns to his roots

Nov. 17, 2020

Adam Forreider had been working toward a career in business when he began to doubt it was the right path for him. He changed his major to geology and transferred to CU Boulder.

A picture of a student-made high-altitude balloon payloads

Launching science to near space in a pandemic

Nov. 6, 2020

College students across Colorado are building science experiments that will travel into the stratosphere—and they are doing all the work at home.

Teagan Browne

Sophomore lands full-ride SMART Scholarship and post-graduation job

Oct. 29, 2020

Back in March, Teagan Browne’s phone rang from an unknown number. The call was to inform her she was a finalist for the prestigious Department of Defense SMART Scholarship. She gets her college costs covered and a job commitment upon graduation.