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Special Collections Exhibit Recognizes Path To Women's Suffrage

Jan. 16, 2020

The new year marks the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment, in which women were guaranteed the constitutional right to vote. To commemorate this historic milestone, the University Libraries Special Collections has curated “On the March to Women’s Suffrage,” an exhibit featuring three centuries of women authors and activists who...

Elementary school students listen to bee in STEAM gallery

Elementary Students Document Change At Norlin Library

Nov. 5, 2019

Earlier this semester, third-grade students from University Hill Elementary School visited Norlin Library’s STEAM Gallery to participate in a community engagement event weaving together art and science in a variety of forms. At “Word Journeys: Scientific Poetry,” students rotated through four stations of bees and pollinators, flowers and plants, and...

Kroger, Struik and Struik's daughters.

Former Fellow Presents Exhibit Research To Pioneer Professor

Oct. 16, 2019

Last spring’s Undergraduate Friends of the Libraries Fellow Aubrey Kroger recently presented her research from the exhibit “Wonder Women: The Dynamic, Influential, and Innovative Scientists of CU Boulder” to Frasier Meadows , an assisted living facility in Boulder. One person recognized in Kroger’s exhibit, Dr. Rebekka Struik, is a resident...

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Open Access Week Art & Events: October 21-25

Oct. 10, 2019

For the 12th annual International Open Access Week (Oct. 21-Oct. 25) the University Libraries will be hosting a series of informational and interactive events that will engage the campus in conversations around the importance of open and equitable scholarship, and introduce hands-on skills related to open access (OA) publishing. The...

Friends Fellow Kroger stands by her exhibit.

Friends of the Libraries Fellow Exhibit On Display

May 7, 2019

The University Libraries are excited to recognize this spring’s Undergraduate Friends of the Libraries Fellow Aubrey Kroger. The Friends Fellowship is aimed at introducing undergraduates to careers in academic librarianship and allowing students to work on a project in the libraries. Recipient Kroger brings her background from her major in...

"Needle Ice" by Mickey Rush

Mickey Rush Wins Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest

May 7, 2019

The University Libraries are pleased to announce that Mickey Rush has won the 5th annual Earth Sciences & Map Library Photo Contest. His piece “Needle Ice,” will be framed and displayed in the library with previous photo contest winners. Originally from Minnesota, PhD candidate Rush studies hydrology, water resources, and...

The exhibit for the Data Visualization Contest is located on the 2nd floor of Norlin Library.

Data Visualization Contest Exhibit

April 24, 2019

You can view the best of the Data Visualization Contest now on display in Norlin Library! The exhibit for the Data Visualization Contest is located on the library's 2nd floor. The recipients, in order, are: McKenzie Mae Weller, Computer Science undergraduate for her project “Simulated Adoption Of Research Ideas Originating...

Maps on display as part of the exhibit

"Protect This Land" Exhibit in Earth Sciences & Map Library

April 18, 2019

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library is unveiling a new exhibit. “Protect This Land: Making Change Through Visualization” showcases a range of western maps alongside works by notable artists and student creations. The Earth Sciences & Map Library’s involvement in the “Documenting Change” campus-wide program further illustrates...

Students setting up the UMAS exhibit

UMAS 50th Anniversary Exhibit and Reception: March 20

March 20, 2019

The University Libraries are proud to host a panel exhibit celebrating 50 years of UMAS y MEXA de CU Boulder in the Ventana Gallery on the 3rd floor of Norlin Library. On March 20 at 4 p.m., the CU Boulder community is invited to an exhibit reception. The event will...

Poetic Table of Elements

The Poetic Table of the Elements feature in Westword

Jan. 23, 2019

Imagine engineering students writing poetry. "It’s almost a paradox," says Danny Long, an instructor in the Program for Writing and Rhetoric at CU Boulder . Long's Radical Science Writing course challenges upper-division science students to write and illustrate children's books, design eye-catching posters, and craft poems about the basic elements...