Boulder Food Rescue trailer

Alumni-run Boulder nonprofit steps up to provide produce during pandemic

June 17, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Boulder Food Rescue is stepping up even more to serve the growing needs of the Boulder County community.

Ryan McMunn

Close call with COVID-19 moves alumnus to take action

June 2, 2020

Tricam CEO Ryan McMunn has called on business partners in China to help protect Boulder medical professionals.

Sophomore Aristotle Bougas holds items from the care package shipped to his home.

Comic book care packages connect students across space and time

May 20, 2020

In mid-April, as instructor Chris Koehler was preparing to remotely teach his Pathway to Space class about the role imagination plays in our concept of space, he had an imaginative idea of his own.

stack of reusable cloth masks

Know how to sew? Make face masks for CU critical service workers

May 20, 2020

Critical services workers on campus are in need of reusable cloth masks to protect themselves and students they serve from the spread of COVID-19. Learn more and sign up to help.

Jason, Suzi, Jacob and Sami Jewett pause from food preparation in their Bamen Ramen food truck.

Engineering alumna's family food truck serves hospital staff in Portland

May 5, 2020

In the era of coronavirus, helping one another takes many forms. For Suzi Jewett and her family, it took the form of noodles and dumplings served to medical professionals in northwest Portland, Oregon.

King Soopers partnered with the Colorado Emergency Operations Center to offer free COVID-19 drive-thru testing at the CU Boulder campus. (Photo by Patrick Campbell/University of Colorado)

Scene at CU: Mobile food drive and COVID-19 testing

April 30, 2020

In recent days, the campus served some of the community's most pressing needs as the site of a mobile food pantry, as well as drive-thru COVID-19 testing. See the week in photos.

A stock image of face masks

Make face masks for CU critical service workers

April 29, 2020

Use your crafting and sewing skills to make and donate cloth masks through the Volunteer Resource Center for the campus's critical services workers.

A photo representing mask donations to CU Boulder

Engineering alumnus leads Shanghai chapter mask donation

April 29, 2020

The Shanghai alumni chapter is among numerous CU Boulder affiliates supporting fellow Buffs through the coronavirus pandemic. A group of alumni donated 1,200 masks to CU Boulder, which were distributed to campus health care workers and first responders.

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.

David Shirkey

MBA alumnus helps spearhead new product to sanitize masks during pandemic

April 16, 2020

Amid a massive shortage of medical supplies due to the global pandemic, David Shirkey (MBA’09) is helping lead his company’s effort to help the situation in the U.S.