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.
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.
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.