artists Alejandra Abad and Román Anaya sit in the colorful art flags they created

Now and Then Spring 2021

March 18, 2021

Where did it all begin? Where is it now? As the university continues to grow and evolve, these are the questions asked in the "Then and Now" series. Through powerful images of both the past and present, the story of CU Boulder comes to life.

CU Boulder fan wearing a Buffs shirt in front of the Alamo

A Look at the Alamo Bowl

March 18, 2021

Though many Forever Buffs had to watch the game from afar, they still found creative ways to cheer for their team at the 2020 Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.

a cu boulder student scales a rock wall at the rec center

Sweat Effects

March 18, 2021

Human sweat and bleach cleaners mix to create new airborne chemicals in gyms. A CU study from Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) says this could affect air quality.

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Reporting from CU

March 18, 2021

The University Portfolio’s first issue lamented the lack of a university glee club, reported anticipation for the upcoming Christmas holiday and exclaimed that Dr. Sewall — CU’s first president — would work the eight chemistry students 15 hours a day if he could.

A group of socially distanced people wear masks and dance in a gym at the WERQ dance class.

Photo of the Week: Friday Power Hour

March 17, 2021

At the CU Rec Center, CU community members can count on a weekly outlet for healthy activity: Free Friday Power Hour.

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10 Times the CU Men’s Basketball Team Made It to the NCAA Tournament

March 17, 2021

As you cheer on the Buffs to what will hopefully be their best performance in March Madness yet, here’s a look at 10 years the CU men’s basketball team made it to the NCAA tournament.

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Pluter and the Spectacular Spaceship

March 9, 2021

A children's book about compound interest.

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Wounded Workers: Tales from a Working Man's Shrink

March 9, 2021

Wounded Workers: Tales from a Working Man’s Shrink is Dr. Bob Larsen’s first book, which recounts the stories of America’s workforce subjected to physical and psychological trauma for doing their jobs.

Sabrina Arredondo Mattson (left), senior research associate for the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, watches gun retailer Jacquelyn Clark post materials from the Gun Shop Project.

Photo of the Week: The Gun Shop Project

March 9, 2021

Sabrina Arredondo Mattson and her team plan to use a $2 million grant awarded by the CDC to study the influence that gun shops can have in suicide prevention.

Several Sounding Rocket Lab team members prepare to launch their rockets.

Photo of the Week: CU Sounding Rocket Laboratory

March 4, 2021

On the CU Boulder campus, a group of about 100 dedicated students are working hard in the Sounding Rocket Laboratory. Their goal: to send things into space.