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This is not your junior-high geography

Encompassing South American wildfires, Arctic sea-ice retreat, post-Soviet politics, climate change in Tibet and GIS, CU Boulder geographers keep their fingers on the pulse of a changing world. Read more
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Student-centered forum to discuss Trump’s first 100 days

The University of Colorado Boulder Department of History will host a forum on the first 100 days of the Trump administration on April 27 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Hale Sciences Room 270. Read more

Wind, rain ruffle migratory birds’ breeding patterns

Wind and precipitation play a crucial role in advancing or delaying the breeding cycles of North American tree swallows, according to the results of a new CU Boulder-led study. Read more
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Saturn spacecraft starts its grand finale

Toting a $12 million instrument built by CU Boulder, NASA's Cassini spacecraft made the first of 22 dives between the rings of Saturn and the gaseous planet today, the beginning of the end for one of NASA's most successful missions ever. Read more
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Students win aviation, space fellowships

Three University of Colorado Boulder students are among 36 nationwide who have won 2017 Brooke Owens Fellowships for “exceptional undergraduate women” seeking careers in aviation and space exploration. Read more
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When love hurts, a placebo can help

Feeling heartbroken from a recent breakup? Just believing you’re doing something to help yourself get over your ex can influence brain regions associated with emotional regulation and lessen the perception of pain. Read more
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Sociology prof probes bureaucratic causes of environmental justice failures

With environmental justice programs showing minimal success in bringing equality to low-income communities, Jill Harrison is actively exploring bureaucratic causes, and she has won a fellowship from American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), which will support her work. Read more
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Spelling-bee champ muses on luck and rockets

Ben Lenger is surprisingly nonchalant about winning the 2017 Barnes & Noble Regional Spelling Bee. But perhaps that’s no surprise. The seventh grader at Sunset Middle School in Longmont is an old hand at spelling bees, and has learned that anything can happen. Read more
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Russian Jewish immigrants, from rescue to rejection

Russian Jewish American artists, scholars examine the immigrant experience at a time of increasing threat. Read more
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From Russia, with knowledge

CU Boulder political scientist Sarah Sokhey, who has watched evolution of Putin’s Russia up close, isn’t surprised by reports of election meddling and doesn’t see Russia as predestined to become less democratic. Read more
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Striving to help women feel they belong in physics

Young women might think they’re alone as they struggle with complex scientific concepts, but STEM-education experts want to reassure them that most people struggle and can, with persistence, succeed. Read more
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Educators to get their RAP on

For the first time next fall, CU Boulder will host a Residential Academic Program for students interested in not only learning how to learn, but learning how to teach, as well, as Sewall Hall will host the first RAP for would-be educators. Read more
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This is not your junior-high geography

Encompassing South American wildfires, Arctic sea-ice retreat, post-Soviet politics, climate change in Tibet and GIS, CU Boulder geographers keep their fingers on the pulse of a changing world.
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