Group of students participating in the spring 2023 Experiential Leadership Intensive

Experiential leadership intensive: Using the outdoors to practice leadership

May 9, 2023

At the CU Boulder Center for Leadership, experiential learning aligns with our philosophy of developing leaders—the best way to learn to lead is to practice leading, and the spring experiential leadership intensive provided just that.

Snowy trees and mountains frame the top of a campus building

9 students honored as Student Leaders of the Year

Feb. 2, 2023

The Center for Leadership is pleased to present the 2023 Student Leaders of the Year Award, recognizing outstanding students and highlighting the impact of leadership education at CU Boulder.

Panel of Polaris crew members and CU Boulder researchers talk at a campus event

Before the crew of Polaris Dawn heads to space, they came to campus

Nov. 17, 2022

Ahead of the historic space mission, crew members joined CU Boulder researchers Allie Anderson and Torin Clark to talk about how the eye changes in space, experiencing "space motion sickness" and more.

Moriba Jah

CU Boulder alumnus named MacArthur Fellow

Nov. 17, 2022

Astrodynamicist and space environmentalist Moriba Jah is among the prestigious 25-member cohort of the 2022 MacArthur Fellows Program.

CU head ski coach Andrew LeRoy

Former Olympian Andy LeRoy enters 2nd season as CU ski coach

Nov. 17, 2022

LeRoy is CU’s 18th head ski coach, replacing Richard Rokos after more than three decades with the Buffs. The former Olympian discusses leading CU’s only coed athletic team, what inspired him to coach and ways to generate revenue for collegiate skiing.

NROTC drill team

CU naval corp proudly hosts national ROTC event

March 8, 2022

On March 4–5, CU Boulder's Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps hosted a national competition between ROTC units called The Colorado Meet, which fostered teamwork, camaraderie and leadership skills.

Stanley McChrystal speaks in Macky Auditorium

Stanley McChrystal shares insights on Ukraine invasion, leadership in uncertain times

March 2, 2022

This year's Leo Hill Leadership speaker, a retired four-star general and former special ops commander, discussed leadership in times of uncertainty and shared his perspective on the Russian invasion of Ukraine in front of an audience of more than 1,000 students and community members.

Researchers pose in their lab behind glass with the words "COVID Warriors" written on it.

How the CU community tackled COVID-19 on campus and beyond

Feb. 16, 2022

CU Boulder's researchers reflect on an unprecedented year for research amid a devastating pandemic.

Sunrays shine through clouds from a view on East Campus

Center for Leadership presents student leader of the year awardees

Feb. 2, 2022

The campus award recognizing outstanding student leaders for 2021–22 is going to Joshka Gustav, Jake McGrath, Emma Pearson, Areyana Proctor, Brant Smith and Logan Turner.

students on snowy mountain during leadership course

Experiential leadership education sets CU students apart

Nov. 11, 2021

Success through discomfort––those are the words Aaron Roof uses to describe the wilderness section of his Lead 4000 course: Leadership in Context of Emerging Challenges, the capstone course for students completing the Leadership Studies Minor.