Hale Sunset

Then and Now: Hale Science Building

Hale was the first science building on campus and at one point housed all the sciences, a small museum and the School of Law. The building was named after the second university president, Horace Hale.

magazine

Letters — Summer 2018

June 1, 2018

Thoughts and reactions to the Coloradan's Spring issue.

Earl Morris

Our Own Indiana Jones

March 1, 2018

If Earl Morris wasn’t the inspiration for Indiana Jones, you could be forgiven for thinking so: He looked the part.

neaderthal

Smarter Than You Think

Dec. 1, 2016

Neanderthals get a bad rap. CU archaeologist Paola Villa is helping set the record straight.

Patrick Mahaffy

Tools of the Camel Hunters

Sept. 1, 2015

A new campus exhibition explores a remarkable set of tools that ice-age humans used to harvest Boulder’s natural bounty.

jaime lars

Tribal Cultures Leave Mark on Anthropologist

Dec. 1, 2009

Lars Krutak knows about ritual pain. The 38-year-old anthropologist has dozens of tattoos and decorative scars given to him by the tribal people he studies in such far-flung places as Hawaii, the Philippines and Indonesia.

doug bamforth

Boulder Yard Yields Ancient Tools

June 1, 2009

Anthropologists often travel the world for their research, but this discovery involved just a six-block stroll from the Boulder campus: a rare stone tool cache containing traces of camel and other animal proteins from 13,000 years ago.