Carr Watch

Then — 1946

The Japanese American Citizens League honored Colorado Governor Ralph Carr with a gold watch for his stand against the internment of Japanese-Americans in domestic prison camps following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. It now lives in CU's Heritage Center.

Coloradan magazine

Origins: Coloradan or Coloradoan?

Even Colorado’s last state historian skirted the debate: Are residents of Colorado properly known as Coloradans or Coloradoans?

Tom Riha

Where's Thomas Riha?

A CU Professor disappeared 50 years ago. Paul Danish (Hist'65) revisits the cold case.

Lior Gross

Two Letters, Big Difference

April 20, 2019

In Hebrew, it's harder than you'd think to write "student" in a gender-neutral way. A CU duo changed that.

Delta Gamma

Look: CU's Sororities

In October 1884, not quite a decade after the University of Colorado’s founding, eight women established a Boulder chapter of the Pi Beta Phi women’s society. It was the dawn of Greek life for women at CU.

Photo of the Blood Wolf Moon

NOW — Jan. 20, 2019

Did you miss this year's super blood wolf moon? Don't worry, CU photographer Glenn Asakawa's got you covered.

Hope Solo to speak at CU's Conference on World Affairs

A Meeting of Minds: Conference on World Affairs 2019

The event lineup will cover myriad topics organized around three broad themes: “Design for Life: Breaking the Bubble,” “Disruptive Tech” and “Women & Girls Changing the World.”

Vaughn poses for a portrait

Sergeant is a Cellist

When Clayton Vaughn was 11-years-old, he started playing the cello. He is now a cellist in the United States Marine Band, the oldest continuously active professional musical organization in the country.

Serene Singh

Serene Singh Is Oxford Bound

March 1, 2019

Meet CU's first Rhodes Scholar in a quarter century. She's got her sights set on a U.S. Supreme Court seat— and a Miss America title.

Elizabeth Cutler

The Birth of SoulCycle

March 1, 2019

In 2015, SoulCycle co-founder Elizabeth Cutler launched a spin sensation. The key to her success? A focus on community.

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