• 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

    Video:  Sabrina Walker, CU Denver alumna, received the  2017 Michael Brennan Courage Award from the Boomer Esiason Foundaton.… Full Story

    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
  • Is a CU Denver alum creating your playlist?

    Global head of dance+electronic for Spotify crafts ‘music for every moment’

    Have you ever wondered who the wizard behind your internet playlist is? It might be CU Denver alum Austin Kramer.… Full Story

    August 12, 2017
    Jennifer Loyd
    Austin Kramer is the global head of dance and electronic music for Spotify.
  • Alumna says CU Denver helped her beat odds

    Shoots went from teen mom to city-loving student to VP of finance at Comcast

    Danielle Shoots vividly recalls the life-changing moment when her future as a University of Colorado Denver student – and her meaningful career – began to unfold.… Full Story

    July 17, 2017
    Chris Casey
    CU Denver alumna Danielle Shoots at The Market
  • He's the man behind Hazel's Brownies

    Alum leaves law enforcement career and turns into brownie baron

    When Greg Morrison (Master of Criminal Justice ‘85) remembers his days at CU Denver’s School of Public Affairs, his favorite memories are of the people he met.… Full Story

    July 17, 2017
    Bill St. John