The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories

The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories

May 2, 2016

Join CU-Boulder Associate Professor of Classics John Gibert Monday May 9 th at 5:30 p.m. for “The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus’ Histories”. The talk, held in the Denver Public Library, will survey tales of people and creatures living at the edges of the world as known to the...

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...

rock and ice

Earth Sciences and Map Library Photo Contest Winners

April 14, 2016

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library photo contest concluded last week with an outstanding 68 photo submissions, representing undergraduate and graduate programs across the campus and drawing from the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. The winner of this contest was William Armstrong. His photo, “Rock and...

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...

MATLAB workshop

MATLAB Workshop

Feb. 19, 2016

Join us in the Earth Sciences and Map Library, room 165G, on Tuesday, February 23 at 11am to learn the basics of programming in MATLAB. In this one-hour clinic you’ll learn about: Creating and clearing variables Mathematic operations Creating a script Matrices and arrays Indexing of matrices and arrays Strings...

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