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Order your two-volume set of Glory Colorado! as a gift for those who love all things CU. A comprehensive history of the university from the dedication of early residents to secure the university in Boulder to the dramatic protests of the … Continue reading
We have modified our Athletic gallery to include the new Keeping Time: The History of the Golden Buffalo Marching Band. Swing by the Heritage Center to learn about the long history of the band and influential band directors, find out … Continue reading
Described as “the number one spectator sport” at the Olympic Games, pin trading is gaining in popularity. Continue reading
Beginning his outstanding career in track and field while at CU, William Toomey (Jour’62) was one of the nation’s top five hurdlers, winning five consecutive AAU pentathlon titles between 1960 and 1964, an achievement that has not been matched. His … Continue reading
CU began its Olympic legacy in 1948 with David Bolen (Mktg’50, MS’50), a rising track star and promising business major from Louisiana. He transferred to CU in 1947 from Southern University after CU track coach Frank Potts watched Bolen easily … Continue reading
When was a buffalo chosen as CU’s official mascot? What is the name of CU’s live mascot? When did the first Ralphie start appearing at games? How many buffalos have served as Ralphie? What are the real names of all … Continue reading
The CU Heritage Center has teamed up with the CU-Boulder CAP Environmental Design program for a new exhibit, Designing for People and Place: Sustainable & Affordable Housing for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, opening Monday, April 23. Through the Native … Continue reading
ENJOY THE ANNUAL TREE WALK ON CU-BOULDER CAMPUS Join the always entertaining and enlightening Alan Nelson, CU senior grounds specialist, on the Tree Walk to learn about the campus arboretum. As senior ground specialist, Nelson has been conducting this popular tour for … Continue reading
Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams visits with alumna Sally Lazar, 86, at the CU Heritage Center Wednesday, January 25, 2012. Lazar volunteered the first year the Peace Corps was created and served abroad twice: in Tanzania (1961-1963), and Malawi (1987-1990). … Continue reading