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Scott Ortman Receives the Provost's Faculty Achievement Award

Sept. 7, 2021

Scott Ortman Receives the Provost's Faculty Achievement Award. This award recognizes and celebrates the research, scholarship, and creative work of CU Boulder's faculty members. There are two sets of awards: one to recognize the work and promise of pre-tenured faculty, and the second to recognize the accomplishments of recently tenured...

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Alumni, Gregg Ortiz, Accepts a Director Position with CCS Fundraising

Aug. 31, 2021

Alumni (Ph.D. 2021), Gregg Ortiz, accepts a director position with CCS Fundraising. CCS is a strategic fundraising consulting firm that partners with nonprofits to raise funds and strengthen organizations. Way to go Gregg!

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Professor Donna Goldstein and Ph.D. student Anna Wynfield's COVID 19 Policy Research featured in A&S Magazine

Aug. 30, 2021

Professor Donna Goldstein and Ph.D. student Anna Wynfield's COVID 19 policy research featured in A&S Magazine. Their research studies the challenges and successes of social distancing policies country to country. Since COVID-19’s discovery in Wuhan, China in Jan. 2020, one of the greatest challenges of managing its spread has been...

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Ph.D. Student Devin Pettigrew Successfully Defended His Dissertation

Aug. 26, 2021

Ph.D. Student Devin Pettigrew Successfully Defended His Dissertation, "The Origins and Evolution of Pre-Industrial Hunting Weaponry: Ongoing Challenges and Recent Developments." Congratulations, Devin!

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Ph.D. Student Chu Paing's Article Published in Agitate Journal

Aug. 25, 2021

Congratulations to Ph.D. Student, Chu Paing, for publishing her article, "Talking Back To white “Burma Experts”." Agitate Journal! Agitate Journal Article

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Graduate Student Kaitlyn Davis Awarded a SAROI Fellowship

Aug. 20, 2021

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Davis who was awarded a SAROI Fellowship for the 2021-22 year. Kaitlyn is one eight fellows who represent the many applications of spatial archaeology that can enhance humanities-oriented inquiries. Her SAROI project is an extension of her dissertation research and involves collecting and using infrared data to...

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Will Taylor's Research on Mongolia's Melting Ice Featured in A&S Magazine

Aug. 13, 2021

As soaring heat exposes artifacts that provide insights into ancient climate resilience and other important scientific data, the ice loss itself is reducing humanity’s resilience for the years ahead In the world’s high mountain regions, life needs ice. From the Rockies to the Himalayas, glaciers and other accumulations of snow...

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Alison Cool's Data Law and Practice Studies Featured in A&S Magazine

Aug. 13, 2021

Transparency can make or break 'big data' regulation “CU data cyberattack” was the subject line that appeared in thousands of university-affiliated inboxes on Feb. 9, 2021. On that date, former CU President Mark Kennedy reported that individual records of students and employees may have been compromised. CU was one of...

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Alumni, Emily Hite, receives an NSF SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Aug. 9, 2021

Alumni, (Ph.D. 2021) Emily Hite, received a two-year postdoc from the National Science Foundation’s SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Fundamental Research for her research project titled: Hydrosocial territories of climate governance: an interdisciplinary examination of the Indigenous-hydropower nexus. She’ll be working with Denielle Perry at Northern Arizona University’s School of...

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Graduate Student Paige Edmiston's Article Published in the Journal of Anthropology and Humanism

July 28, 2021

Graduate Student Paige Edmiston's creative nonfiction article, Dear Sylvie: A Handful of Letters to Nearly Perfect Strangers was published in the Journal of Anthropology and Humanism. In this collection of letters addressed to nearly perfect strangers, Paige considers the ways fleeting connections can move with and shape us despite never...