Mountains and skiing graphic

Infographic: Ski Buffs

Dec. 1, 2015

Over decades CU-Boulder has earned a supreme reputation in skiing, starting with its first national championship, in 1959.

Contenders for the Republican nomination for president prepare for debate

Now – October 28, 2015

Dec. 1, 2015

Contenders for the Republican nomination for president prepare to debate at Coors Events Center before a live audience of about 1,000.

Barack Obama

Then – April 24, 2012

Dec. 1, 2015

When Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit CU-Boulder, there was no primary election underway or debate on his schedule.

Chris Davenport, Christy and Ted Mahon summiting Jagged Mountain

Now – May 27, 2015

Sept. 1, 2015

Chris Davenport (Hist’93) and Aspen ski mountaineers Christy and Ted Mahon made history this spring by summiting Colorado’s 13,824-foot Jagged Mountain and skiing down.

Yosemite National Park poster

Look: National Parks

Sept. 1, 2015

In the summer of 1979 Robert Decker (Comm’84) studied under Ansel Adams in Yosemite National Park. The life-changing experience united his emerging love of photography with his awe of America’s wild places.

Food info graphic

Infographic: Food

Sept. 1, 2015

The brain is a notoriously ravenous organ, so feeding an average of 15,000 students every day is no small feat.

University of Colorado Hiking Club in High Falls

Then – April 1, 1919

Sept. 1, 2015

The University of Colorado Hiking Club was founded April 1, 1919, to foster “a greater interest in the vast natural beauty that surrounds the University and to furnish an opportunity for the fullest enjoyment of [it].”

Topping-off ceremony at Folsom Field

Now – March 30, 2015

June 1, 2015

On a cloudless spring day at Folsom Field, the final beam of the Champions Center moves into place during a “topping-off” ceremony.

1940s CU logo

Look: Mark of the Buffs

June 1, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder adopted the buffalo as a mascot in 1934, after a national, student-led contest generated more than 1,000 responses.

New Horizons journey info graphic

Infographic: Space Travel

June 1, 2015

In mid-July, the New Horizons spacecraft is expected to pass by Pluto, offering humanity its most detailed picture ever of the dwarf planet.