• Trailblazers, risk takers and role models

    Three generations of a family find success at the CU Denver Business School

    For inspiration in business and in life, Julie Austin doesn’t need to look far. All she has to do is talk to her mother and grandmother.… Full Story

    November 20, 2017
    Kathleen Bohland
    Three generations of CU Denver students
  • CU Denver connections fuel creative pursuits

    Years after graduation, alumni gather to collaborate on music project

    Three different CU Denver alumni from three different graduation years went on to three different careers in three different cities.… Full Story

    November 10, 2017
    Amy Ventura
    Joey Michel, guitarist
  • ‘The final accepted prejudice’

    Fat studies scholar draws on her public speaking experience to give TEDx talk

    For CU Denver graduate student Madison Krall, a routine visit to her favorite coffee shop sparked something extraordinary: a TEDx talk.… Full Story

    September 28, 2017
    Jennifer Loyd
    Madison Krall and family at TEDxMileHigh
  • Alumnus, and pilot, flies to rescue after Harvey

    Engineering graduate volunteers to deliver aid in wake of Texas hurricane

    After Hurricane Harvey hit south Texas, people were stuck in towns without clean water – or passable roads through which they could get clean water.… Full Story

    September 13, 2017
    Sarah Tanksalvala
    CU Denver alumnus James Rice
  • Former singer, soldier and cop moves into state leadership role

    Alumnus says MPA program gave him skills to serve on leadership team of Department of Human Services

    Adventure finds Anthony Gherardini and he has the career to prove it. Gherardini, who earned a Master of Public Administration degree from CU Denver, has been a singer, soldier, police officer and is now deputy executive director of the Colorado Department of Human Services.… Full Story

    August 24, 2017
    Kathleen Bohland
    Gherardini, left, with his Colorado Army National Guard unit
  • Preparation is key for alumnus

    Denver Police Department Capt. John W. Burbach III believes in being prepared

    John W. Burbach, a law enforcement professional for 34 years, knew early that preparation and dedication led to success.… Full Story

    August 13, 2017
    Kathleen Bohland
  • Learning for Life

    Alumna treasures college years, finds inspiration for living beyond health battles

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    August 13, 2017
    Debra Melani
  • A leader of leaders

    Alumnus followed others to find fulfillment in leadership

    Adam Goodman became an expert in what makes a good leader by becoming a good follower. In his early 20s, he followed his heart to move to Colorado—and the University of Colorado Boulder—from his boyhood home in Florida.… Full Story

    August 13, 2017
    Bill St. John
  • Love of history propels alumna to mountain museum post

    'My master's was perfect for this position,' says director of Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum

    Shelley Popke feels a kind of kinship with people who come into the Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum looking for stories and insights into their high-country forebears.… Full Story

    August 13, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum