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10 Facts about CU's Lawns

July 9, 2020

With the summer heat peaking, it’s a wonder that CU Boulder’s lawns stay pristine. Here are 10 interesting facts about CU’s irrigation system which gets the job done: CU has the largest centrally-controlled irrigation system west of the Mississippi River. All told, campus has over 66,000 sprinkler heads. The sprinklers...

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Photo of the Week: Clear Skies

July 6, 2020

It wouldn't be summertime in Boulder without a cloudless blue sky and a high above 90.

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Thinking of You

June 1, 2020

Vintage postcards dating as far back as 1911 speak to the Norlin Charge, first read in 1935: "The University consists of all who come into and go forth from her halls, who are thinkg of you touched by her influence and who carry on her spirit."

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An Unusually Quiet Campus

June 1, 2020

On what should have been the first week back for students and faculty after spring break, CU Boulder remained deserted in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The New Connection

June 1, 2020

The Connection recently completed renovations, and has reopened to the public.

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10 Facts About CU's Iconic Roof Tiles

May 11, 2020

CU's clay roof tiles are a staple of the campus architecture.

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How We Got Guggenheim Hall

Feb. 1, 2020

Most of the buildings on CU’s old quad are named for past CU presidents, faculty, deans and regents. Then there’s Guggenheim.

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CU Boulder's Roof Tiles Are a Campus Staple

Oct. 1, 2019

From up close and from miles away, CU Boulder's red-orange tile rooftops signal it's no ordinary place.

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Sewall of Sewall Hall

Oct. 1, 2019

On Sept. 5, 1877, the day CU opened, Joseph Sewall was on the steps of Old Main to shake every hand.

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21st-Century Residence Hall

Oct. 1, 2019

In August, more than 700 CU Boulder students moved into the university’s newest and largest residence hall, Williams Village East.

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