Researcher on top of concrete block submerged in the ocean.

A Lesson from the Past?

Dec. 20, 2022

Marine concrete from the Roman empire has proven to stand the test of time—and offers insights into ways to combat rising sea levels now.

abbey

Westminster Abbey has seen a millennium of British history, but many rituals, like those at royal funerals, aren’t so old

Sept. 20, 2022

Despite their emphasis upon tradition, royal ceremonies have always been somewhat fluid and reflective of the politics of their day.

Old Main

College names five teaching professors of distinction

Sept. 16, 2022

These faculty are being recognized for their outstanding records in teaching, service and leadership.

Hellems

Campus leaders want your ideas about how to improve Hellems

Sept. 2, 2022

The project team aims to make this iconic academic building an inclusive space, focused on student success and vibrant workspace.

Emma Gomez Martinez Park Sign

Students reveal the history behind Boulder’s park names

July 14, 2022

CU Boulder’s Department of History partnered with Boulder Parks and Recreation to assess the names of their 82 parks and learn what stories the park names were celebrating, what stories might be missing and how the park names reflect the Boulder community’s values today.

William Wei

CU Boulder history professor named a 2022 Asian American Hero of Colorado

May 16, 2022

William Wei will be honored on May 21 for his contributions to the Asian American community.

Digital humanities icons and binary numbers

Grant to develop humanities, data-science courses

April 13, 2022

Interdisciplinary, cross-college team at CU Boulder wins National Endowment for the Humanities Award.

The first shot of the American Civil War was fired on April 12, 1861, in a bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor.

Historian harnesses the power of memory

Feb. 28, 2022

Lawrence-Sanders’ research looks at how Black memory exposes the ‘lost cause’ myth

Old Photo of Hellems

After 100 years of heavy use, Hellems gets OK for major renovation

Dec. 21, 2021

After long-awaited project gets state legislative OK, campus planners aim to revamp the historic site for a bright and long future.

Old Main

Four profs win Provost’s Faculty Achievement Awards

Sept. 16, 2021

This award recognizes outstanding achievements in research, teaching and service

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