There are only two living witnesses to the earliest days of the university’s history, and our great loss is they cannot speak.
They arrived on campus in 1879, three years after the university opened its doors to 44 students and a year after Mary Rippon, CU’s first female professor, arrived. Old Main housed the classrooms, library, janitor, President Joseph Sewall and his family.
Demand for University of Colorado Boulder graduates continues to grow, with the number of companies posting full-time jobs on the CU-Boulder campus jumping 28 percent in the 2011-12 school year, compared with pre-recession numbers in 2006.
The number of postings for part-time jobs also jumped, increasing 37 percent, while the number of internships for CU students increased by 50 percent.
Tuning pianos is an art. Robert Cloutier is the artist who keeps the College of Music sounding spectacular. In the first two-thirds of his 34-year career, Cloutier, an expert piano technician specializing in concert preparation of Steinway grand pianos, earned a national reputation working with a who’s who list of musicians and Hollywood movie and recording studios.
Provost Russell L. Moore announced CU-Boulder has resumed the administration, management and governance of a bachelor’s degree in environmental design with the start of the 2012-13 academic year, and is beginning a visioning process for how to fully integrate environmental design into the wide array of related programs on the Boulder campus.
Lorenzo Herrera, a senior from San Diego, came to CU-Boulder with a definite objective and has not wavered from that purpose. Reflecting his intention to develop his leadership skills and to work on social action projects that help empower others, he designed his own personalized academic experience.
“I want to go out with a bang my senior year,” declared Herrera, who is majoring in operations and information management.
More than 75 students and dozens of alumni of the University of Colorado Law School will teach a lesson on the Fourth Amendment in more than 100 high school classrooms throughout Colorado the week of Sept. 17- 21 in recognition of Constitution Day.
Constitution Day is a national event that annually commemorates the Sept. 17, 1787, signing of the United States Constitution.
The campuses and undergraduate programs of the University of Colorado maintained high rankings among national and regional institutions in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges.
The 2013 report, released today, shows the University of Colorado Boulder ranked at No. 42 among top Public National Universities; the University of Colorado Denver’s downtown campus ranked 108th on the same list.
A University of Colorado Boulder-led mission to explore and understand how the loss of atmospheric gas has changed the climate of Mars over the eons has been authorized by NASA to proceed to system delivery, spacecraft integration, testing and launch, which is slated for November 2013.
By Christina Gonzales, Dean of Students and Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
We have chosen a beautiful place to live and go to school. While we are close to hiking and biking trails and numerous ski resorts, camping areas and other recreation spots, we need to respect these places.
So when you are out recreating in and around Boulder and in the nearby foothills and mountains, please keep your personal safety in mind.
Bike theft continues to be the No. 1 crime on campus, and the CU-Boulder Police Department is asking for help to deter thieves. Just last week, a suspicious man was spotted near the Center for Community bike racks with bolt cutters, likely looking to cut weak cable locks. Don’t become a target.