An image of Joyce Lebra

Remembering Barrier-Breaking CU Professor Joyce Lebra

March 11, 2022

In 1958, CU Boulder professor Joyce Lebra became the first American woman to receive a doctorate degree in Japanese history.

vintage typewriter from 1903

The Typewriter that Shaped CU's Natural History Museum

March 11, 2022

Hugo G. Rodeck, owner of this 1903 typewriter, helped establish the CU Museum of Natural History. The museum now has the largest natural history collection in the Rocky Mountains.

The Old Main Cottonwood was removed from campus in January. Clones of the tree will be planted nearby.

Turning Over a New Leaf: The Legacy of the Old Main Cottonwood

March 11, 2022

The Old Main Cottonwood was removed from campus in January. Clones of the tree will be planted nearby.

Bongo Love's wood carvings outside of the Rocky Flats Bar & Grill.

Bar on the Edge of Boulder Is Full of Surprises

March 11, 2022

The Rocky Flats Bar & Grill located south of Boulder has a rich history for many Boulder locals.

Historical image of Varsity Bridge

The Story of CU’s Varsity Bridge

Nov. 5, 2021

Now a romantic set of sandstone arches over the lake, Varsity Bridge has gone through several transformations over the course of CU’s history.

vintage electrical switch

The Frankenstein Switch of CU’s Old Main

Nov. 5, 2021

An artifact of CU’s Heritage Center is believed to be one of the switches that sourced power for Old Main.

unidentified flying object

The Condon Report: CU Boulder’s Historic UFO Study

Nov. 5, 2021

Very few official UFO studies have been conducted, but CU Boulder boasts one of these rare reports.

1983 CU Boulder Buffs Baseball team

Baseball in 1893: CU Vintage Jersey

July 2, 2021

In April 1893, Edwin John Ingram stepped onto the field for CU’s third varsity baseball season.

Buckingham library

The Story of CU's First Library

July 2, 2021

A few ambitious students formed the university’s first library.

Charles Nilon speaks on CU Boulder campus after the March on Washington

Photo: Charles Nilon, CU Boulder's First Black Faculty Member in 1963

July 2, 2021

Several months after the March on Washington, CU professor Charles Nilon spoke at a civil rights demonstration on campus outside of the UMC.

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