Standing shoulder to shoulder with new athletic director Rick George and head coach Mike MacIntyre, the Buffs hope to gain momentum this season, beginning with their Folsom Field home opener Sept. 7 versus Central Arkansas. Other home games include Fresno State, Oregon, Arizona, Cal-Berkeley and Southern California. The Buffs will head West to play Oregon State, Arizona State, UCLA, Washington and Utah.
On Friday, May 10, 6,084 degrees were awarded, including 4,687 bachelor’s degrees, 903 master’s degrees, 171 law degrees and 494 doctoral degrees.
Catch a glimpse of the new Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building on east campus.
Snow glistens on the Boulder Flatirons under the daytime moon. In December 2011 Boulder had an average snowfall of 33.1 inches. In a typical year, Boulder will receive 34 inches by the end of December and 88.6 inches by the end of the snow season.
Towering over the campus and Boulder are five major Flatirons named after the flat, metal irons used by pioneer women to press their clothes.
A summer day on campus is framed by the Center for Community building, which opened in 2010 and houses student services, a coffee shop, grab-and-go food services and a 900-seat dining hall. It received a LEED platinum rating in April — the highest possible designation — from the United States Green Building Council.
This distinctive Tuscan-influenced cupola on Libby Hall is highlighted by heavy snow on the Flatirons. Casey A. Cass
A gorgeous view of the Flatirons from Chautauqua.
CU’s mascot, Ralphie V takes the field, inspiring a new generation of Forever Buffs.
The University Theatre is one of the buildings surrounding the Quadrangle on the CU-Boulder campus.