While you might think a person shaking her phone or tablet from side to side is having issues with the device, she might actually be playing a game that has her mimicking a steering wheel motion as part of a language lesson.
The game Nano Nano for mobile devices, created by two University of Colorado Boulder graduate students, is the first app to incorporate gesturing with language learning.
Our grand challenge steering committee has received 30 proposals, representing a wide variety of units and disciplines. Now comes the exciting work of reviewing submissions, and we invite you to join a campus Town Hall on Feb. 5 to further discuss the grand challenge and its initiatives.
Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the five finalists selected for the position of dean of the College of Media, Communication and Information.
The finalists for the position are: Lori Bergen, dean of the J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication, Marquette University in Milwaukee; Thomas Finholt, senior associate dean for academic affairs and professor in the School of Information, University of Michigan; Eric Freedman, dean, James L. Knight School of Communication, Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina; Caroline Haythornthwaite, director and professor, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, The iSchool at the University of British Columbia; and Jonathan Potter, dean of School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.
On Saturday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m., Jack Ives, CU-Boulder’s 2014-2015 Department of Anthropology Distinguished Lecturer in Archaeology, will discuss his groundbreaking discoveries in a presentation titled “The Ninth Clan—Exploring Apachean Origins in the Promontory Caves, Utah.”
Theft, assault, sabotage and a suspicious death—it's not a description you’d expect to hear about Mt. Everest. It certainly wasn’t what Michael Kodas had imagined when he went there as part of an expedition to write about a husband and wife who had climbed the world’s highest peak 15 times.
On Dec. 20, 2014, the University of Colorado Boulder honored candidates for 1,707 degrees, including 1,194 bachelor’s degrees, 340 master’s degrees, 10 law degrees and 163 doctoral degrees. CU-Boulder Professor and 2014 Hazel Barnes Award recipient Robert S. Anderson gave the commencement address. See photos, video and more from this special occasion.