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.

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.”

Nicholas Defaria looks at his lamps

CU Around — The Lumineers

March 10, 2019

When Nicholas DeFaria designed and built three high-end lamps for class, he already knew where they would hang: In his soon-to be born baby’s bedroom.

hannah glick

Six Years of Research, Three Minutes to Talk

Silver-tongued graduate students compete in the "Three Minute Thesis" competition.

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