Tree Walk

Podcast: CU's Arborist Vince Aquino

In 1876, CU Boulder's campus was nearly treeless. Today, it's home to approximately 5,000 trees and nearly 60 different species.

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.

Book cover of "Finding True North" by Fran Yardley

Finding True North: A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks

Fran Yardley (Thtr’66) published her book, Finding True North: A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks, which outlines the journey of Fran and her late husband, Jay Yardley, as they revived the historic and long-abandoned Bartlett Carry Club in the Adirondacks.

scene of MLK assissination

Then: April 4, 1968

June 1, 2018

A motel in Memphis. A hotel in Los Angeles. The streets of Baltimore, Chicago and Washington. Combat zones across Vietnam. The year 1968 shook with violence.

Frank Oppenheimer

Boulder Beat: Frank and Me

June 1, 2018

I wouldn’t have gotten to know Frank Oppenheimer if I hadn’t crashed the Conference on World Affairs (CWA) party at his house.

trivia bowl

Utterly Trivial (and Totally Worth It)

June 1, 2018

Die-hard veterans of CU’s Trivia Bowl test their mettle again.

Lucile

Lucile

June 1, 2018

Long overlooked, the first black woman to graduate from the University of Colorado comes alive in a new book by CU Boulder’s Polly McLean.

Cover of Nan Goodman’s book, “The Puritan Cosmopolis: The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination"

The Puritan Cosmopolis: The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

In Nan Goodman’s book, “The Puritan Cosmopolis: The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination,” she traces a sense of kinship that emerged from within the larger realm of Puritan law and literature in late seventeenth-century New England.

Kingdom of Faith

Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain

Brian A. Catlos’ book, Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain (2018, Basic Books), explores the history of Islamic Spain and displays a complex portrait of how Muslims, Christians and Jews built a sophisticated civilization that transformed the Western world.

arapaho

To Speak Arapaho

March 1, 2018

CU Boulder scholars are helping to rescue the Arapaho language from near extinction.

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