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.

Young Benson

Olester Benson Jr., Aka Mr. Patent

After CU, Olester Benson Jr. went on to earn more than 70 patents, including several that made cellphones, laptops and TVs brighter, more colorful and energy efficient.

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.

emily fairfax

Q&A: Emily Fairfax Wants You To Appreciate Beavers

April 16, 2019

Here, Fairfax explains what captivates her about wetlands and beavers, what she’s learned through her research and why we all should all see beavers in a positive light.

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.

Jeanne Winer

Her Kind of Case

As a public defender and attorney, Jeanne Winer didn't care what crime her clients committed. It was her job to make their lives better one way or another.

David Wineland, Nobel Prize Winner

Infographic: CU and the Nobel Prize

CU Boulder boasts five Nobel laureates, four in physics and one in chemistry. Here's more on CU's scientist-celebrities.

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.

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