Flag of Brazil

Power of connection brings oxygen to Brazilian pandemic victims

March 12, 2021

Two CU Boulder anthropology alums facilitate rapid COVID relief in Brazil by coordinating an effort to deliver breathing devices.

Sandy Fershee

Transformative leadership through (and by) design

Feb. 16, 2021

CU Boulder grad is a global leader in human-centered design.

Detail of Toe Tag Wall (Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College)

Exhibition highlights death in the desert

Feb. 4, 2021

CU Boulder researchers hosting workshops to create map of lives lost on U.S. border

Blink O'fanaye Follow Capitol Jan 6

The insurrection will be tweeted

Jan. 11, 2021

CU Boulder prof warned of violence fueled by Trump’s viral lies years ago.

Lions in Tanzania

Tanzania or bust, with the help of Zoom

Dec. 11, 2020

Anthropology instructor converting study abroad course into virtual seminar.

Preparing the Fields

Two CU Boulder scientists named AAAS fellows

Nov. 24, 2020

Anthropologist J. Terrence McCabe and physicist Konrad Lehnert recognized for advancing science or its applications.

The town of Yanhuitlan with ancient mountaintop city of Cerro Jazmin in background (Oaxaca Highlands)

Scholars aim to unlock mystery of the Mesoamerican collapse

Oct. 5, 2020

A global team of researchers led by a CU Boulder prof has received a $1.5 million NSF grant to study the classic-period collapse in Mesoamerica.

Intentionally mutilated head of Egyptian Pharaoh Hatshepsut. Elizabeth Ellis, CC BY-SA

Ancient cancel cultures: The defacement of statues in America replicates a tradition going back millennia

Aug. 20, 2020

The result of months of protests over racial injustice and monument destruction may seem like a modern form of American political speech. It’s not.

Testing illustration

Documenting fear, anger, grief, humor, love

June 22, 2020

Anthropology students at CU Boulder explore how we feel a pandemic

The Cliffs at New Mexico

Ancient societies hold lessons for modern cities

June 19, 2020

Today’s modern cities, from Denver to Dubai, could learn a thing or two from the ancestral Pueblo communities that once stretched across the southwestern United States. For starters, the more people live together, the better the living standards.

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