Archive for the ‘Donors’ Category
History professor Marjorie McIntosh was shocked— in her own words appalled— to discover the lack of Latino inclusion in the prevailing histories of Boulder County.
Ashby Pate, 35, left his home in Birmingham, Ala., in mid-April to take up his post as the sole American justice on the bench in the Republic of Palau. And what a long, strange and immensely enjoyable trip it’s been for the 2000 English honors graduate.
CU undergraduate student named as co-author alongside Tom Cech and Leslie Leinwand on groundbreaking paper published in the prestigious journal Nature.
Christopher Smith knew he wanted to sink down some roots, preferably on a mountainside. He just didn’t know that the process would require so much time, sweat and money.
“I pretty much had no construction experience,” Smith said. “I didn’t own any tools, so there was a pretty big learning curve.”
In February, Clare Boland and her professor, Rebecca Safran of ecology and evolutionary biology, are guest speakers in a new course at the University of Colorado Boulder that aims to explore innovative, creative and effective ways to convey climate-change science and its implications. That course, called “Inside the Greenhouse,” is team-taught by two faculty members: Beth Osnes and Maxwell Boykoff from theatre and dance and environmental studies, respectively.
In 1988, Deborah Haynes interviewed with Antonette “Toni” Rosato for a position as a professor of Art and Art History at CU-Boulder. Not only did Haynes land the job, she began one of the most meaningful friendships of her life.
Even as a boy, it was clear that Van MacDonald was brilliant, but odd. He was a math and science whiz fascinated by physics yet confounded by social interactions. When enrolled as a physics major at CU-Boulder in the late ’50s, he had the advantage of remarkable intelligence and the handicap of social awkwardness.
Outdoor filmmaker Michael Brown was always primed for adventure. He grew up on a Montana ranch and his father earned a living making movies about skiing. He had his own horse, milked cows before sunrise and had “Clydesdales dragging us around on a sled” in winter.
Anita Lowe doesn’t think of her grade-point average when she surveys her studies at the University of Colorado, but she does think about what she’s learned.
Stan Brakhage loved poetry and befriended poets but considered himself a failed poet. Many experts disagreed. He was, they said, a consummate poet—one who spoke in the language of film and measured his meter in frames.