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.

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To Speak Arapaho

March 1, 2018

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

Earl Morris

Our Own Indiana Jones

March 1, 2018

If Earl Morris wasn’t the inspiration for Indiana Jones, you could be forgiven for thinking so: He looked the part.

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THEN — July 31, 1919

From its earliest days, CU Boulder educated men and women both. But it wasn’t until 1934 that the first largescale women’s dormitory opened.

The Mountains That Remade America

More than Just Mountains

Craig Jones's book The Mountains That Remade America (2017, University of California Press) reflects on the Sierra Nevada range and how the mountains have changed the way Americans live.

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In Those Dazzling Days of Elvis

The book tells a story of human anguish and betrayal, love and loss, recrimination and regret and shows how choices, once made, can change one’s life forever.

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Beyond 1917: The United States and the Global Legacies of the Great War

By Thomas Zeiler

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