Seven University of Colorado Boulder faculty and staff have received Fulbright grants to pursue research, teaching and training abroad during the 2013-14 academic year. Their proposed projects range from research in India on the use of the tanbura -- a long-necked stringed instrument -- as an aid for developing musical perception and intonation to research and lecturing in the United Kingdom on the representation of violence in contemporary Irish and American fiction.
Why has the world been unable to address global warming? Science policy expert Roger Pielke, Jr., CU-Boulder professor of environmental studies, says it's not the fault of those who reject the Kyoto Protocol, but those who support it and the magical thinking that the agreement represents.
In his book The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won’t Tell You About Global Warming, Pielke offers a way to repair climate policy, shifting the debate away from meaningless targets and toward a revolution in how the world's economy is powered.
Carla Bustamante has worked in management and as an instructor of entrepreneurship and accounting at her alma mater in Chile, Adolfo Ibáñez University. But to become part of the research community that represents her longtime aspirations in academia, she has come to the University of Colorado Boulder.