Baldassare Castiglione's "The Book of the Courtier"

How To Do It In Renaissance Italy

April 22, 2019

Join the University Libraries this Tuesday, in a quest for knowledge that's both essential and trivial! Special Collections, Archives, & Preservation (SCAP) and the Department of French & Italian present How To Do It In Renaissance Italy, an exhibit featuring the curatorial work of the students of Literary and Artistic...

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 Adán García, Ashly Villa-Ortega, and Amairany Casillas-Alcala were the leading curators for the exhibit.

UMAS and University Libraries partnership builds on history

March 22, 2019

Over 50 people connected to UMAS y MEXA de CU Boulder turned out to Norlin Library for the panel exhibit and reception celebrating the student group’s dynamic history. UMAS’ mission is to empower Latinx through education and activism. Amairany Casillas-Alcala, Adán García, and Ashly Villa-Ortega, all students that have been...

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...

Leones Glacier, Aysén, Chile, December 1, 2011, Photograph by Christoph Strassler.

Glacier Photograph Collection Now Available Online

March 7, 2019

After two years, a dedicated group of University Libraries faculty, staff, and students partnered with the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) to digitize approximately 9,000 glacial photos from the Roger G. Barry Archives with help from grant funding. This collection which originally lived at NSIDC is critical to...

The winners of the 2018 Data Visualization Contest

Epidemic Spread of Ideas, Market of Polygamous Marriages win the 2018 Data Visualization Contest

Feb. 14, 2019

The spread of ideas in the scientific community, as modeled like an epidemic, wins the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship 's 2018 Data Visualization Contest . The contest is an opportunity for students to show off their visualizations and draw attention to their projects. Winners were judged by...

Talking Trees interactive exhibit

Translating Change: Panel Discussion Feb. 5

Jan. 31, 2019

A teacher, a researcher and two students walk into a snowy forest. No, it's not the set up to a joke but rather a fascinating exploration of climate change and the inherent challenge of communicating research data. All are welcome to join the University Libraries for a panel discussion and...

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...

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 . Melanie Yazzie...

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