Air Force Thunderbirds

Thunderbird Flyover

April 23, 2020

Forever Buff among the elite pilots.

breaking the two hour marathon

Breaking the Two-Hour Marathon

Feb. 1, 2020

On Oct. 12, 2019, with a time of 1:59:40, Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya became the first person to complete a marathon in under two hours.

Old CU photo on Farrand Field

50 Years for the CU Environmental Center

Feb. 1, 2020

Fifty years ago, on April 22, 1970, CU Boulder became the first university in the nation to open a student-led Environmental Center. The day coincided with the nation’s inaugural Earth Day.

Half-Fast Subs on the Hill

Hill Eats

Feb. 1, 2020

The restaurant lineup on The Hill changes nearly as fast as the Colorado seasons.

infographic

Infographic: Snow

Feb. 1, 2020

Record-breaking Colorado summer heat, including the hottest temperature ever recorded in the state didn’t delay winter at CU. Boulder saw more than 26 inches of snow in October and nearly 30 in November, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Cooking Tapas at CU Cooking Basics

Homemade, CU Style 

Feb. 1, 2020

Since 2013, weekly CU cooking classes — Ralphie’s Cooking Basics — have aimed to teach students the fundamentals of meal preparing.

Hale Sunset

Then and Now: Hale Science Building

Hale was the first science building on campus and at one point housed all the sciences, a small museum and the School of Law. The building was named after the second university president, Horace Hale.

dorm room view

21st-Century Residence Hall

Oct. 1, 2019

In August, more than 700 CU Boulder students moved into the university’s newest and largest residence hall, Williams Village East.

ralphie cover

Then — May 1911

Oct. 1, 2019

It wasn’t much to look at, but it was the start of a CU Boulder institution. The first issue of this magazine appeared as The Colorado Alumnus in May 1911.

Aerospace Building

Up, Up and Away

Oct. 1, 2019

The Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences includes a bioastronautics lab, a payload operations center with a real-time communications link to the International Space Station and an indoor drone testing space.

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