Infographic: Storm Chaser

June 1, 2016

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), often called drones, serve an expanding number of recreational, commercial, military and scientific uses.

fire-fighting plane

Now – March 2017

June 1, 2016

Wildfires burned about 2 million acres in the United States in the early months of 2017.


Look: Slackers

June 1, 2016

Don’t let the club’s name fool you: Slackers at CU is not for the idle or undisciplined. It’s for slackliners.

Monarch butterflies

Now – Butterflies

June 1, 2016

In April “Becoming Butterflies” opened at the CU Museum of Natural History.

Olympics 1968

Then: October 1968

June 1, 2016

CU-Boulder Olympian William Toomey

Michael Grab is a stone balancer in Boulder.

NOW – Stones

March 1, 2016

Michael Grab (Soc'07) creates stunning rock art, practicing at least three to five hours a day, often in moving water. It’s more than a hobby: Grab has given live stone-balancing performances at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and at music festivals in Stockholm and in the Netherlands. He's also published a book of his work...

Calliandra haematocephala

Look: Plants

March 1, 2016

About 1,000 plant species, mostly exotic, thrive inside CU-Boulder's 30th Street greenhouse.

Two young women in the early 1900s

Then – May 1925

March 1, 2016

By 1911 CU-Boulder’s women had decided the time was right for a major campus building of their own, one with parlors, bedrooms, a dining room and a gymnasium.

Boulder Flatirons

Infographic: Flatirons

March 1, 2016

They’re Boulder’s icon and hard to miss.

Innocents on the Ice

Look: Books

Dec. 1, 2015

It’s been a banner year for the University Press of Colorado, the nonprofit book publisher co-founded by CU-Boulder in 1965.