Top 9 Instagram posts in 2021

Best of 2021: Instagram top 9

Dec. 21, 2021

That’s a wrap on 2021. On @CUBoulder Instagram alone, we posted 149 photos and received more than 5K comments and 748K total likes!

Engineering class forms CU on the Norlin Quadrangle. (Mason Marino/University of Colorado)

Taking in 2021: Reflecting on the year at CU Boulder

Dec. 21, 2021

A look back at 2021 shows a community of perseverance. Buffs safely made a number of COVID-19 comebacks; showed dedication to inclusive excellence; worked toward healing in the midst of heartbreak and injustice; welcomed Ralphie VI; won prestigious awards; cheered on Olympians and remarkable student-athletes; and more.

Irene Francino Urdaniz works on her spike protein research at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Research stories from 2021 that will keep on giving in the new year

Dec. 14, 2021

Look back on the year in research at CU Boulder: from custom lullabies to "cute" spacecraft, melting snow in the West and more.

CU Boulder students watch sunset from Flagstaff Mountain

Taking in 2020: Reflecting on the year at CU Boulder

Dec. 22, 2020

In looking back on 2020, COVID-19 stands out for many. In the face of sorrow and difficulty, Buffs came together, worked to protect our herd and helped curb the coronavirus through research and community resources. Prior to and during the pandemic, there have been moments of growth, greatness and celebration as well.

Student plays a musical instrument with a mask and a face shield on.

10 research discoveries from 2020 you won’t want to miss

Dec. 17, 2020

From diving Neanderthals to saliva-based COVID-19 tests, we remember the year in research at CU Boulder.

Football game with fans dressed in banana costumes

Best of 2019: Top moments in CU Athletics

Jan. 3, 2020

Football, basketball, soccer, track and cross-country, lacrosse, volleyball, tennis, skiing, golf—here are the top 19 moments from 2019.

Old Main split screen features green and sunny skies (left) and snowstorm (right)

Best of 2019: Instagram top 9

Dec. 31, 2019

The year 2019 was a great one for CU Boulder photos. On Instagram alone we posted 257 photos and received 787K total likes! From snow-mencement to Ralphie’s retirement, there’s never a dull moment around our beautiful campus.

Silhouette of a person near Waneka Lake at sunset

Taking in 2019: The year at CU Boulder

Dec. 23, 2019

The year 2019 was full of memorable moments, and we’re taking a look back at the highlights: research spanning everything from climate change to the value of a five-minute workout; strides in space studies; the upping of our sustainability game; and much more.

Students release biodegradable balloons as part of class project

Taking in 2018: A year in review

Dec. 20, 2018

The year was 2018, and it was full of highlights for the CU Boulder community through leadership, innovation and impacts. Here are just some of our most memorable Buff moments.

Researchers play with child over lighted table

10 CU Boulder science stories you won’t want to miss from 2018

Dec. 14, 2018

A pill that could one day stave off aging. Tracking tweets for science. Soft robots that move like us. These are among the top 10 high-impact findings of research published by faculty and students in 2018. See more.