The stegosaurus fossil located in the Earth Sciences and Map Library.

Dinosaur in the Sky

Dec. 10, 2018

You’d probably identify the giant wall-mounted fossil inside the Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library as a dinosaur. If you’re a dinosaur buff, you might even suspect it’s a Stegosaurus.

Wes and Linda as graduates.

A Love Story, With Maps

Dec. 10, 2018

One recipe for enduring love: A classroom encounter, a typewriter and a 1902 map of Colorado.

TEDMED Chaos + Clarity Graphics

Access TEDMED Live 2018: Chaos + Clarity.

Nov. 8, 2018

The University Libraries is excited to bring TEDMED Live 2018: Chaos + Clarity to the University of Colorado Boulder campus. The iconic conference is taking place Nov 14 - 16, and convenes extraordinary people and ideas from all disciplines in pursuit of unexpected connections that accelerate innovation in health and...

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...

Geography Awareness Week image.

Celebrate Geography Awareness Week with the Earth Sciences and Map Library

Nov. 2, 2018

Geography Awareness Week was created by National Geographic to help Americans make effective decisions, understand geo-spatial issues and recognize their impacts as global citizens. This year, the Earth Sciences & Map Library is celebrating with weeklong and daily events. Come to the library and celebrate with us! All Week: Where...

The seventh composition.

Stacked Brick Sculpture Update #7

Oct. 29, 2018

ENVD 3115 students have constructed the seventh composition in their Stacked Brick Sculpture assignment, in the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library. This structure was built on Thursday, October 25. Their design is a pedestal with a backdrop. "We wanted to be diffferent from the other groups, stray away from...

The sixth stacked brick sculpture.

Stacked Brick Sculpture Update #6

Oct. 22, 2018

ENVD 3115 students have constructed the sixth composition in their Stacked Brick Sculpture assignment, in the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library. This structure was built on Thursday, October 18. Their design is an enclosed space with two pillars. "The general idea was to start out with all the bricks...

The fifth stacked brick sculpture.

Stacked Brick Sculpture Update #5

Oct. 9, 2018

ENVD 3115 students have constructed the fifth composition in their Stacked Brick Sculpture assignment, in the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library. This structure was built on Thursday, October 4 Their design is a boat shape. One group member said about their design, "the last [design] felt really open and...

Example of a data visualization

2018 Data Visualization Contest

Oct. 9, 2018

The 2018 Data Visualization Contest is an opportunity for students to show off their visualizations and draw attention to their projects. Data visualizations may include everything from charts and graphs to maps to data art to 3d models and can be static, animated, or web-based interactive stories. The Center for...

GIS Day Logo

Celebrate GIS Day with the Libraries

Oct. 9, 2018

GIS Day is a worldwide event that celebrates the technology of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). As explained by GISGeography , "GIS can capture, display and analyze location data to help make powerful decisions. For example, GIS helps us understand where best to build a wind farm, predict areas of flooding...

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