Norlin Library exterior

Students document life and loss during pandemic

June 3, 2020

Editor’s note: To collect these assets and complete this project, students followed strict health and safety COVID-19 guidelines that included social distancing. For audio or video interviews, students conducted them virtually by phone or online video conferencing platform. During COVID-19 isolation, many rituals that mark our important achievements and transitions...

Akira Horie

Alumni Feature: The Legacy of Akira Horie

May 21, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. Until recently, I had no idea that there was such a long history of Japanese international students and Japanese American immigrants studying...

Maria Aki, Kami McDaniel, and Crystal Lastrella, undergraduate student interns for the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project at the University Libraries' Archives. Credit: Megan Friedel

Interning for the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project

May 20, 2020

This blog post is one in a series where student interns working on the CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project share and reflect on their experiences. In the Fall of 2019, Megan Friedel (Head of Archives) and Adam Lisbon (Japanese & Korean Studies Librarian) received an Outreach Award...

Cover of Peter G. Ossorio's work.

Inaugural Peter Ossorio Archives Fellows to Present Their Research

April 17, 2020

Please join us virtually at noon on Tuesday, April 21 for the University Libraries’ first annual Peter Ossorio Archives Fellowship Symposium. The Libraries Special Collections, Archives, and Preservation (SCAP) department inaugurated the Peter Ossorio Archives Fellowship in spring 2020 to engage CU Boulder undergraduate students in the research and archival...

Closed park in Westminster, CO. Photo by Betsey Yadon.

SCAP Engages Student Archivists in Documenting Community, 2020

April 1, 2020

The Special Collections, Archives, and Preservation (SCAP) department of the University Libraries has created the Documenting Community, 2020 project to capture, in real time, the ways in which COVID-19 is affecting our university community, our personal and family lives, and our public communities. University of Colorado students, as archivists, will...

Statue of Fred Folsom

CUATL Ep. 9: The Man Behind Folsom Field

Dec. 2, 2019

This transcript of the CU at the Libraries episode “The Man Behind Folsom Field” has been rewritten for the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries news site. Press play to listen to this episode below or find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Deborah Hollis...

Bob Seeger & the Silver Bullet Band performing at Folsom Field in 1977

Colorado's Premiere Rock Photographer Dan Fong Donates Collection

Nov. 6, 2019

The University Libraries Archives have acquired more than 140 photographs from Fong’s extensive career, including images from concerts at Folsom Field with the Doobie Brothers, the Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac, and Country Joe McDonald, to the front steps of Norlin Library where bands like Mountain played shows for a crowd that covered nearly every inch of the Norlin Quad.

Students with their Sensei.

CUATL Ep. 6: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Oct. 28, 2019

This transcript of the CU at the Libraries episode “The Gift That Keeps On Giving” has been rewritten for the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries news site. Press play to listen to this episode below or find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Introduction:...

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...

Erasing marginalia from a book with a chemical sponge.

CUATL Ep. 4: Is It Okay To Write In Books?

Oct. 14, 2019

This transcript of the CU at the Libraries episode “Is It Okay To Write In Books?” has been rewritten for the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries news site. Press play to listen to this episode below or find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts...

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