New band director plans a ’70s rock and Broadway fusion show

One evening in 1995, on a band trip to Manhattan, Kan., two graduate assistants had a drinking contest. Matthew Luttrell remembers the evening well as part of his undergraduate experience at the University of Colorado. The next morning, the graduate assistants didn’t show up for the trip home to … [Read more...]

Welcome to the club: Education more than just going to class

Education is not “just going to class,” according to Matthew Park, associate vice president of Student Affairs and dean of students. “Education means a lot more that just knowing what they read and learned in the book,” he said. “We want [students] to be responsible human beings who can … [Read more...]

Some 700 students graduate at spring commencement

Nearly 700 graduates completed their undergraduate careers at the Multipurpose Events Center May 11 with about 6,000 people in attendance. Ben Carson an American neurosurgeon and the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, gave the commencement address after about 15 faculty … [Read more...]