century plant agave

CU Boulder’s Century Plants

Nov. 6, 2023

In May 2023, two agave plants on campus bloomed for the first and only time.


A Walk through the Renaissance

March 11, 2022

The Colorado Shakespeare Gardens located at CU Boulder contain plants prevalent in Shakespeare’s time.

Coloradan List of 10

10 Plants and Animals to Spot on Campus

Jan. 21, 2021

From the occasional curious bear to the pollinator-friendly lavender, here are 10 plants and animals that you can find around campus.

Norlin from Quad

10 Interesting Library Collections

Oct. 10, 2019

Collections are all open to the public.

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Kale Aplenty

June 1, 2018

CU Boulder gets serious about greens.

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Campus News Briefs - Fall 2017

Sept. 1, 2017

Fraternities, nuclear war and showerhead ecosystems.

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Field Guide to the Lichens of White Rocks

By Erin A. Tripp

Calliandra haematocephala

Look: Plants

March 1, 2016

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

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Planted Evidence

March 1, 2016

For decades Jane Bock and David Norris have been using plant science to help solve murders.