Claire Steffen, in red, with a friend at her exhibit on CU student activism

Act On It: an exhibit on student activism at CU Boulder

April 2, 2018

Act On It: Student Activism at the University of Colorado explores CU’s rich tradition of social activism. The exhibit, by graduate student Claire Steffen, is showing now through summer in Norlin's STEAM gallery, southwest second floor. Since the 1960s, CU students have protested, rallied, and marched. They staged hunger strikes,...

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...

Student art work from ARCHIVE exhibit

Special Collections and Wyoming through an art lens

Jan. 17, 2018

ARCHIVE: Notes from the Field is a collaborative exhibition that has been curated in tandem with the serial publication SPS NOTES FROM THE FIELD Vol 3: seven hundred and eighty-two miles. During the fall of 2017, participants in the Sculpture and Post-Studio Practices graduate seminar traveled through northern Colorado and...

SHE logo of earth water and fire

SHE: Third Biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium and Exhibit

Sept. 27, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies and University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives are pleased to present SHE: Third Biannual Embodied Judaism Symposium. The symposium will take place on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. in Norlin Library on CU Boulder’s campus. Space is limited. RSVPs...

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...

Tibetan exhibit in Norlin

Tibetan Buddhism Ritual Practice Exhibit

April 21, 2017

Take a moment to immerse yourself in the text, images, and implements used in a Tibetan Buddhist ritual by visiting an exhibit, curated by Eben Yonnetti, a graduate student in the Department of Religious Studies and a Provost Fellow in Information Science. Explanatory text details the context of Tibetan religious...

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...

snow & Ski Maps: Celebrating Winter in the Colorado Rockies. Earth Sciences & Map Library January 30th-April 28th

Exhibit -- Snow and Ski Maps: Celebrating Winter in the Colorado Rockies

Feb. 6, 2017

For many, winter in Colorado means one thing – skiing. Whether traveling to the resort towns of Vail or Aspen or sticking closer to home at Eldora, skiing in Colorado is a way of life. Not only a major tourist draw and economic boon to the many mountain towns with...

Tibet, Buddhism and the Dalai Lama Book Display

Tibet, Buddhism and the Dalai Lama Book Display

June 10, 2016

The University Libraries joins the campus in welcoming the Dalai Lama to CU Boulder on Thursday, June 23 rd . In preparation for his visit, explore the Tibet, Buddhism and the Dalai Lama book display located at the West Entrance of Norlin Library near the Circulation Desk. Learn about Tibetan...

People attending Shakespeare's Bouquet exhibit

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

May 19, 2016

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.