Cold War photo

Alex and Ed

Oct. 10, 2018

After you met them, you never forgot them.

Bruce Benson

President's Column — Fall 2018

Sept. 1, 2018

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson has announced plans to retire next summer. Here he looks ahead.

Eric Gershon

Editor's Note — Fall 2018

Sept. 1, 2018

CU Boulder people produce interesting stuff. New stuff. Fun stuff. Mind-bending stuff. Atomic clocks. Storm-chasing drones. Gloves that turn tabletops into pianos. The university is also a repository for arresting old stuff. A Glenn Miller (A&S ex’26; HonDocHum’84) gold record. Apple computers from 1978. NASA spacesuits. Dinosaur bones. The university’s...

Frank Oppenheimer

Boulder Beat: Frank and Me

June 1, 2018

I wouldn’t have gotten to know Frank Oppenheimer if I hadn’t crashed the Conference on World Affairs (CWA) party at his house.

Phil DiStefano

Q&A with the Chancellor — Summer 2018

June 1, 2018

CU Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano discusses the CU Boulder Next program.

eric gershon

Editor's Note — Summer 2018

June 1, 2018

In Boulder this spring there was fresh talk of bears: Observers noted their curiosity about life east of Broadway, prompting questions about how to ensure harmony among their species and ours. Perhaps, some say, bear-safe trash cans, required west of Broadway, would be wise east of it, too. As far...

Editor's Note — Spring 2018

March 1, 2018

There was a time when I lived a few blocks down the street from an art museum with no entrance fee.

Hill Riot

Riot of '71

March 1, 2018

It was the worst Hill riot ever.

Bruce Benson

The President's View — Spring 2018

March 1, 2018

I was a student at CU when I attended my first Conference on World Affairs.


The Trip

Dec. 1, 2017

CU architecture student Bob White was sitting in his red 1962 4x4 Chevy truck in Circle, Alaska, out of money, food, gas and options.