Features

Serene Singh

Serene Singh Is Oxford Bound

Meet CU's first Rhodes Scholar in a quarter century. She's got her sights set on a U.S. Supreme Court seat— and a Miss America title.Read more

Norman Pace

Blowing the Doors Off the Microbial World

CU's Norm Pace isn't intimidated by the darkness of remote caves, or the vastness of the microbial universe. He's mastered both.Read more

Elizabeth Cutler

The Birth of SoulCycle

In 2015, SoulCycle co-founder Elizabeth Cutler launched a spin sensation. The key to her success? A focus on community.Read more

a colorful image created with soap

The Engineering Class Teaching Students To Make Art

Some engineers might scoff at making art. But Jean Hertzberg is all about it. She's helping students reveal the beauty all around us.Read more

Julia Child's kitchen

Living Like Julia Child

Want to cook in Julia Child's summer home in the hilly French countryside? Craig Held and family can make it happen.Read more

Joe Neguse

The Congressman: Joe Neguse

Former CU Boulder student body president Joe Neguse made a name for himself in Colorado. Now he’s doing it in Washington, D.C.Read more

Departments

Photo of the Blood Wolf Moon

NOW — Jan. 20, 2019

Did you miss this year's super blood wolf moon? Don't worry, CU photographer Glenn Asakawa's got you covered.Read more

Jackson Crawford

Our Viking-Cowboy YouTube Star

Jackson Crawford, director of CU’s Nordic Studies program, studies and translates Old Norse, a language spoken by medieval Scandinavians. Here the native Coloradan talks Vikings, videos and his contribution to the Disney animated film Frozen.Read more

Lior Gross

Two Letters, Big Difference

In Hebrew, it's harder than you'd think to write "student" in a gender-neutral way. A CU duo changed that.Read more

Tom Riha

Where's Thomas Riha?

A CU Professor disappeared 50 years ago. Paul Danish (Hist'65) revisits the cold case.Read more

hannah glick

Six Years of Research, Three Minutes to Talk

Silver-tongued graduate students compete in the "Three Minute Thesis" competition.Read more

safe cracking class

Campus News — Spring 2019

Going to Mars, CU's Safecracking Class and the Congressional Papers (and Tweets)Read more

Delta Gamma

Look: CU's Sororities

In October 1884, not quite a decade after the University of Colorado’s founding, eight women established a Boulder chapter of the Pi Beta Phi women’s society. It was the dawn of Greek life for women at CU.Read more

Coloradan magazine

Origins: Coloradan or Coloradoan?

Even Colorado’s last state historian skirted the debate: Are residents of Colorado properly known as Coloradans or Coloradoans?Read more

David Wineland, Nobel Prize Winner

Infographic: CU and the Nobel Prize

CU Boulder boasts five Nobel laureates, four in physics and one in chemistry. Here's more on CU's scientist-celebrities.Read more

Jeanne Winer

Her Kind of Case

As a public defender and attorney, Jeanne Winer didn't care what crime her clients committed. It was her job to make their lives better one way or another.Read more

Vaughn poses for a portrait

Sergeant is a Cellist

When Clayton Vaughn was 11-years-old, he started playing the cello. He is now a cellist in the United States Marine Band, the oldest continuously active professional musical organization in the country.Read more

Young Benson

Olester Benson Jr., Aka Mr. Patent

After CU, Olester Benson Jr. went on to earn more than 70 patents, including several that made cellphones, laptops and TVs brighter, more colorful and energy efficient.Read more

Nicholas Defaria looks at his lamps

CU Around — The Lumineers

When Nicholas DeFaria designed and built three high-end lamps for class, he already knew where they would hang: In his soon-to be born baby’s bedroom.Read more

Bruce Benson

The President's View: Bruce D. Benson

In many ways, CU is a far different place from when President Bruce D. Benson arrived more than 50 years ago. In other important ways, it hasn’t changed at all.Read more

Douro River

Alumni News — Spring 2019

Summer Directors Club Conference, Alumni Trips and MoreRead more

Hope Solo to speak at CU's Conference on World Affairs

A Meeting of Minds: Conference on World Affairs 2019

The event lineup will cover myriad topics organized around three broad themes: “Design for Life: Breaking the Bubble,” “Disruptive Tech” and “Women & Girls Changing the World.”Read more

Mel Tucker

Sports News Briefs - Spring 2019

Mel Tucker took over as CU's head football coach in December.Read more

CU senior Elisa Grandmange

CU's Hammer Thrower

CU senior Elisa Grandmange doesn't do much cardio or stretching. She spins, accelerates and throws weight—high and far.Read more

Grant Ellwood

Q&A: Grant Ellwood, Cyclocross Champ

In December, Grant Ellwood claimed the 2018 cyclocross collegiate club national championships title in Louisville, Ky. Here the Boulder native talks cyclocross, what it takes to win and why it might be fun to see a race up close.Read more

Lazuli Bunting

Birds of Boulder: Quiz Results

Readers responded in droves to the winter issue’s bird identification quiz.Read more

Carr Watch

Then — 1946

The Japanese American Citizens League honored Colorado Governor Ralph Carr with a gold watch for his stand against the internment of Japanese-Americans in domestic prison camps following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. It now lives in CU's Heritage Center.Read more