Brian Newsom

Class of 2016: Generating music samples and apps with math

April 26, 2016

Graduating senior Brian Newsom has made the most of his time at CU-Boulder by joining a growing "hacker" community, participating in competitions such as SXSW and New Venture Challenge and cementing a well-rounded education that capitalizes on his love of music and math.

Emily Schaldach

Hitting the trail to beat stress, give back

April 18, 2016

Emily Schaldach’s college experience is not quite what she expected. She is on a tight schedule, trains hard and goes to bed early. And she is taking calculus. As a competitive racer for the CU-Boulder Cycling Team and Ridebiker Alliance, Schaldach spends time on her bike every single day.

Students during commencement

Winter 2015 Outstanding Grads plan to take world by storm

Dec. 17, 2015

One plans to inspire teens in music. Another aims to change the world through physics. Still another is cooking up snappy advertising slogans sure to be remembered. This winter’s outstanding graduates reflect the best of CU-Boulder, from their passion for a field of study to their desire to share their knowledge and make the world a better place.

Wendy Duran

Class of 2016: Caring for injured animals is her calling

May 3, 2015

While interning at the Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Longmont, Colorado, over the summer of 2013, Wendy Duran realized what she really wanted to do with the rest of her life.