It was just one personal letter, but it reaffirmed, recognized, and acclaimed the lifelong work of a professor. “No one outside of my immediate family positively influenced my life more than Professor Smith,” a former student wrote to the professor’s family. “He counseled me at critical times and even rescued me once when I had lost my life’s direction.”
Following four decades of service in a host of roles and several gifts to CU, Bob and Nancy Sievers have made a major capstone contribution to advance the development of the new laboratory and office complex at Colorado Avenue and Foothills Parkway in Boulder, dedicated to sustainability, energy and environmental research.
As a liberal undergraduate, Todd D. McIntyre planned to study psychology and then attend law school. He didn’t anticipate becoming so fascinated with science, the brain in particular, that he’d completely change his academic trajectory and then launch a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry, where developing treatments for brain pathologies has been his primary focus. As a liberal undergraduate, Todd D. McIntyre planned to study psychology and then attend law school. He also didn’t anticipate becoming more conservative.
About seven years ago, Rob Kemp had two encounters that changed his life. The first was when a mentor at the university where he earned his bachelor’s degree pushed him to talk with a former CU-Boulder PhD student. Until then, Kemp hadn’t really considered going on to graduate school.
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