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By Kristen Browning-Blas Colorado State University Winning grants for mosquito research is just as competitive as “Dancing with the Stars.” Rushika Perera should know. The assistant professor of virology recently won a 2016 Boettcher Foundation Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award, one of 10 in Colorado, for her studies of...
Though you may have never seen Dee Bradley Baker, a 1981 Boettcher Scholar from Greeley, you’ve likely heard his voice. As a voice actor, Dee has brought literally thousands of characters to life, including animals in Disney’s latest The Jungle Book, Perch Perkins in Spongebob Squarepants, Klaus the...
  When multiple partners come together to create shared community spaces, incredible things can happen. That’s why the Boettcher Foundation was honored to help fund a new community space being constructed by Colorado Mountain College in partnership with the Glenwood Springs library. The 13,000-square-foot, second-story space in...
Members of the Boettcher Scholar Alumni Board are interviewing their fellow Boettcher Scholars to help the community get to know one another better. The following Q&A was compiled by Boettcher Scholar Gergana Kostadinova. Name: Francis Commercon Scholar Year: 2014 Hometown: Highlands Ranch College, Major(s)  and Graduation Year(s): Colorado State University, double majoring: Fish, Wildlife, and...
June 7, 2016 – The Boettcher Foundation Board of Trustees today announced its 2016 class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards program. The 10 new Boettcher Investigators work in teaching and research positions at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado Boulder,...
Members of the Boettcher Scholar Alumni Board are interviewing their fellow Boettcher Scholars to help the community get to know one another better. The following Q&A was compiled by Boettcher Scholar Gergana Kostadinova. Name: Kara Penn Scholar Year: 1994 Hometown: Lakewood College(s), Degree(s) and Graduation Year(s): M.B.A., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, M.P.P., University of...
The vote of confidence inherent in being named a Boettcher Scholar allowed Tracy Wahl to feed her curiosity, search for her “inner spark” and eventually find her place as executive producer for editorial franchises at NPR. Tracy, a 1986 Boettcher Scholar, has worked at NPR in...
  By Gergana Kostadinova Boettcher Scholar Alumni Board The Boettcher Foundation and the Boettcher Scholar Alumni Board co-hosted a public service roundtable on May 26. The event featured Boettcher Scholars from unique backgrounds who are currently involved in diverse positions of public service. Tim Schultz, president and executive...