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Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

June 1st, 2023

Charles Robert Redford Jr. is an American actor and director who was born on August 18, 1936. He has won numerous honors, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, two Golden Globe Awards, the British Academy Film Award, and an Academy Award from four nominations. He was listed among the top 100 important people in the world by Time magazine in 2014. The Los Angeles-born Redford spent one year studying at CU-Boulder before becoming well-known. In 1955, he was employed as a janitor at The Sink on University Hill during this time. Later, two of his children, David “Jamie”... Read More

FLASHBACK: CU Boulder Ranks in Top 100 Universities in the World

June 1st, 2023

The Center for World University Rankings placed CU Boulder 69th overall and 39th nationally in its 2020-21 list of top worldwide universities. Last year, CU Boulder was ranked 57th overall and 37th nationally among top worldwide universities. U.S. World News also consistently ranks CU Boulder’s programs highly every year for universities in the U.S., with a number one spot for their atomic/molecular/optical physics program. In the school of medicine, it ranks 13th nationally for primary care, with the specialties of family medicine (fifth), pediatrics (sixth) and rural medicine (ninth)... Read More

6 Tips for Buying a Home as a Vacation Rental in Colorado

May 18th, 2023

Buying a house you intend to rent out is very different than buying one you plan to live in, points out the Whole Management team. This is especially the case if you’re planning on making it a vacation rental. You are not buying for yourself, so all the usual criteria you would use to judge a home no longer stand. So, how do you know you are investing in a property people will want to spend their vacations in? Research Local Tourism  Look for areas that are popular hubs for vacation rentals and tourists due to their wealth of attractions and activities–perhaps a property near the Denver... Read More

Folsom Field: Where Nature Meets Gridiron in America’s Most Stunning Stadium

May 18th, 2023

Folsom Field, named for famous University of Colorado Coach Frederick Folsom, first opened its doors for the 1924 season and has been the Buffs’ home ever since then. Folsom Field’s most recent addition was completed in 2016. The Champions Center is only a component of the Sustainable Excellence Initiative. This project replaced the north bleachers in Dal Ward with a Touchdown Club lounge, Touchdown Club Seats, and Loge Boxes, as well as the Champions Club on the northeast corner of the endzone. There is also an additional Rooftop Terrace where fans can go before and during the game... Read More

Faces of Boulder – 2014 CU Campus Life

May 17th, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder was originally founded in 1876, five months before Colorado officially became a U.S. state, and now in 2014 the university boasts over 30,000 faces that have come to Boulder from all over the world. The AboutBoulder photography team, including Joe Wirth and Travis Bildahl, explored the best spots across CU-Boulder for only just a handful of days and met some of the people that help make Boulder the number one American college town.                                                                   That... Read More

CU Boulder Tops Rankings as Best University in Colorado

May 16th, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder is the top-ranked university in Colorado, based on the 2023 Global 2000 list by the Center for World University Rankings. It placed 37th nationally and 66th globally. In total, six Colorado universities were included in the 2023 list. CWUR publishes rankings that assess education quality, student training, faculty prestige, and research quality. These four criteria—educational quality (25%) employability (25%) faculty quality (10%) and research output (40%)—are used by CWUR to rank universities. 62 million outcome-based data points were examined for the rankings... Read More

CU’s Top Sandwich Spot Named Best Place for Philly Cheesesteak on Yelp

May 15th, 2023

The Philly cheesesteak sandwich is a beloved American classic, and its history can be traced back to the city of Philadelphia in the 1930s. It was created by Pat and Harry Olivieri, brothers who ran a hot dog stand in South Philly. One day, they decided to experiment with some thinly sliced beef and grilled onions, and they served it on an Italian roll. A passing cab driver smelled the aroma and asked for a sandwich, and the Philly cheesesteak was born. Over the years, the sandwich became increasingly popular, and soon other vendors started selling their own versions. One of the most famous is... Read More

Rocky Mountain High: Capturing Beauty of Epic Sunset from CU Boulder Campus

May 14th, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder, commonly referred to as CU Boulder, is truly a sight to behold. The campus is situated at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, providing breathtaking views of the surrounding natural landscape. There are several reasons why CU Boulder is considered one of the most beautiful and amazing campuses in the country. First and foremost, the campus is nestled in a unique natural setting that offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including the famous Flatirons. The university’s location also provides easy access to outdoor recreation activities such... Read More

The Power of the CU Boulder Network: Alumni Connections That Last a Lifetime

May 11th, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder is a highly regarded institution known for its academic programs, research, and innovation. Graduating from this university can be seen as an honor because it represents the culmination of a rigorous academic experience and prepares students for success in their chosen field. It also signifies that the graduate has met the university’s high standards and has developed valuable skills and knowledge that will serve them well throughout their life. CU Boulder’s alumni network is known for being very active and supportive of current students and recent... Read More

A Brief History of CU Boulder

May 11th, 2023

Boulder’s first schoolhouse opened in 1860, but it was far from the last school to be built here! The University of Colorado in Boulder was established in the early 1870s when the Colorado territorial legislature made an amendment to the constitution that provided money for three universities. CU was, of course, one. The other two were the Colorado School of Mines in Golden and the Colorado Agricultural College in Fort Collins, both of which still exist today. But at first, there was some debate about exactly where to put the new university. Two cities were competing for it: Boulder and Cañon... Read More

CU Boulder’s Hidden Gems: A Guide to a Perfect Day around Campus

May 10th, 2023
aerial view of city near mountain during daytime

The University of Colorado’s campus is located in the heart of Boulder, surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains and an abundance of natural beauty. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, it’s easy to see why this campus is one of the most unique and beautiful in the world. To spend the most perfect day on this campus, one should start with a hearty breakfast and then embark on an adventure-filled day. Begin the day by taking a stroll to the famous Pearl Street Mall for some shopping and people-watching. This pedestrian-only mall is lined with quaint shops, art galleries, and restaurants.... Read More

“A Stellar Setting: CU Boulder’s Campus Among the Universe’s Finest”

May 6th, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder’s campus is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful campuses in the world due to its stunning architecture, breathtaking mountain views, and harmonious integration with the natural landscape. The campus’s unique architecture incorporates a variety of styles, including Spanish Colonial Revival, Collegiate Gothic, and Modernist. The use of local materials, such as sandstone, give the buildings a warm and natural feel, while the intricate details and ornate carvings add to their beauty. However, it’s not just the buildings themselves that... Read More

This Amazing Location is the Best Study Area at CU

May 6th, 2023

The University of Colorado, located in Boulder, boasts an impressive library known as Norlin Library. This iconic building is a must-visit for both students and tourists alike. The library is a five-story structure that is an architectural wonder and a hub of learning and research. The Norlin Library is a unique and beautiful place to study and visit due to several reasons. First and foremost, its architecture is impressive. The building’s exterior is made of pink marble, and its design is a blend of classical and modern styles. The central area of the building features a vast atrium, which... Read More

The quotation on this CU building is one of the most well-known on campus

May 2nd, 2023

“Who Knows Only His Own Generation Remains Always a Child” Inscribed over the west entrance of the University Library is a quote suggested by Dr. George Norlin, former president of the University of Colorado.    Read More

Colorado Alma Mater

May 1st, 2023

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Graduation from the University of Colorado Boulder

April 30th, 2023

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Folsom Field – Boulder, Colorado – Home of Deion Sanders

April 29th, 2023

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CU Boulder Campus – Bronze sculpture of Poet Robert Frost

April 29th, 2023

In memory of the late Bruce Ekstrand, former vice chancellor for academic affairs. Artist: George Lundeen, 1997 Location: South Entrance of Old Main in the heart of Norlin Quadrangle To visit the other sculptures on the CU campus click here.  Read More

Folsom Field – Boulder, Colorado – 5360 feet

April 27th, 2023

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“Uncovering Boulder’s Hidden Gems: Exploring the Best Kept Secrets of This Scenic Destination”

April 26th, 2023

As a city nestled near the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a popular tourist hotspot that offers an abundance of natural beauty and outdoor activities. However, beyond its well-known attractions lies a treasure trove of hidden gems waiting to be discovered by travelers looking for something unique and off the beaten path. From lesser-known hiking trails boasting stunning views of the Rockies, to hidden cafes and shops offering locally-sourced goods, Boulder’s hidden gems are worth exploring if you’re seeking an authentic experience. Here are just a few examples of what you can discover:... Read More