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Lynn Renee Maxcy sitting and smiling with her knee up and hand in hair

Handmaid’s Tale Writer and Alum Lynn Renee Maxcy Shares Experiences and Encouragement

Lynn Renee Maxcy is a successful film and television writer who is most known for her work on hit shows like The Handmaid’s Tale and Covert Affairs. She is also a proud CU Denver alumna who graduated from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ creative writing program.

Charlie Ferguson High School and Now

From Dishwasher to Doctoral Student: Professor Charlie Ferguson Receives Alumni Award

There will always be brainy bookworms and virtuoso valedictorians. But that was not Charlie Ferguson '85, MS '87, PhD. “I was a really, really, really bad student,” he admits. “Neither one of my parents graduated from high school. There was no way college was going to be in my future.”

Ferguson is receiving the Mack Easton Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor given by the CU Denver Alumni Board. Ultimately, he earned not one, but three university degrees—although his educational journey was uniquely circuitous.


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First Friday | Reflections on the Legislative Session

| 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Cost/fee: Free
During the School of Public Affairs final First Friday event of the 2020-21 academic year, there will be a discussion and assessment this year’s activities and accomplishments of the Colorado Legislature. Moderated by Heather Retzko MPA ’15, Associate Vice President of State Relations at University of Colorado.
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Alumni Awards Marking

2021 Alumni Awards Celebration

| 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Cost/fee: Free
Join us for the 2021 virtual Alumni Awards Celebration as we recognize five outstanding alumni who have made a difference for CU Denver and our communities.
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