One of the pieces of the exhibit.

More than Geography: Panel Conversation of the Mapping Home/Collecting Truths Exhibition

Nov. 5, 2018

In honor of Geography Awareness Week , the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library invites you to a reception and panel on Thurs, Nov 15, at 3:30 p.m., More Than Geography . The discussion, which begins at 4 p.m., engages the libraries’ current exhibition Mapping Home/Collecting Truths and...

Artwork and photographs of the environment from the exhibit

Mapping Home / Collecting Truths: Works by Indigenous and International Artists

Oct. 8, 2018

CU Boulder University Libraries invites you to Mapping Home / Collecting Truths: Works by Indigenous and International Artists at the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library , in Benson Earth Sciences . The exhibition is free and open to the public during regular library hours from now through...

Zachary Wilson, Lila Finch and Jordan Wirfs-Brock, the winners of the 2017-18 Data Visualization Contest

Jordan Wirfs-Brock Wins First Data Visualization Contest

March 27, 2018

Jordan Wirfs-Brock, an Information Science graduate student, is the recipient of both first and third place in the inaugural Data Visualization Contest, sponsored by the University Libraries and the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS). Wirfts-Brock received first place for her project, “ Indian Lands and Fossil Fuel...

Mixed media art by Melanie Yazzie

Native American Geographies Exhibit at the Earth Sciences and Map Library

April 27, 2017

photo credit © Glenn Green Galleries The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library at the University of Colorado Boulder will host a new exhibition highlighting art and maps that addresses the history of Indigenous peoples’ lands in the United States. It will be on display May 1 through...

Joyce Lebra

Joyce Lebra honored as University Libraries CU Legend

April 19, 2017

Born in 1926, Joyce Chapman Lebra’s early memories are of the scent of flowers, burning sugarcane and the sea. Her father was an entomologist whose career would move the family to the Territory of Hawaii in 1928. Over the 10 years the Chapman family lived in Hawaii, Lebra became increasingly...

People attending Shakespeare's Bouquet exhibit

University Libraries host 'Shakespeare's Bouquet' exhibit in celebration of 'Shakespeare at CU'

May 19, 2016

**Please check http://www.colorado.edu/libraries/contact-us/hours for Norlin Library hours** CU-Boulder was named the Colorado host of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare , on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library to all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. To complement the folio, and the campus-wide Shakespeare at CU celebration,...

Japan and Disaster: 1670-1995

Japan and Disaster: 1670-1995

May 10, 2016

Five years ago a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck Japan off the coast of the Tōhoku region. The quake and the subsequent tsunami led to the death of 15,000 people. 2,500 are still missing. University Libraries' Special Collections & Archives features three centuries of works that highlight the resilience of Japan...

Mirage and Myth

Exhibit – Mirage and Myth: Distorting Our Perceptions Through Maps

May 2, 2016

The University Libraries are pleased to present an eclectic mix of its maps exploring the idea of myth . Maps range from depictions of sea creatures, fantastical animals and “exotic” peoples in far-away lands, to propaganda maps with deliberate distortions and explorer’s maps with honest mistakes. Ranging from medieval to...

Moments in Mexican American History

Moments in Mexican-American History of the Southwest Exhibit

Feb. 29, 2016

An exhibit called “Moments in Mexican-American History in the Southwest” is now on display in the lower south hallway at Norlin Library. Its goal is to promote awareness and dialogue about the history of Latinos in this part of the county and, more specifically, in Boulder County. Inspired by the...

Malaria map featured in a Newsmap during 1943

Dr. Seuss on Malaria

Feb. 26, 2016

Theodor Seuss Geisel–more widely known as Dr. Seuss–is famous for authoring whimsical and popular children’s books. Many people don’t know that he joined the Army as a Captain in 1943 as a part of the First Motion Picture Unit based in Hollywood and created propaganda and training films. It was...

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