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Grant to develop humanities, data-science courses

April 13, 2022

Interdisciplinary, cross-college team at CU Boulder wins National Endowment for the Humanities Award.

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Applied mathematician gains top recognition

March 31, 2022

James Curry named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, which recognizes those who made ‘outstanding contributions’ to the field.

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Data humanities class wins NSF grant

Sept. 14, 2021

Support aims to stymie ‘weapons of math destruction’ by improving course that introduces students to data science in a way that incorporates humanities’ strengths

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Scientists inch closer to cracking mysteries of space weather

Aug. 10, 2021

New research from CU Boulder could help scientists better understand the phenomena behind ‘sunspots’.

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Low- and middle-income countries lack access to big data analysis—here’s how to fill the gap

July 20, 2021

As statistics continues to play an ever more important role in society, equal access to data resources in developing countries is becoming more essential.

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Researchers find optimal way to pay off student loans

June 4, 2021

CU Boulder mathematicians created a novel mathematical model and found that a mixture of repayment strategies might be best—depending on how much is borrowed and how much income the borrower has.

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Undergraduates excel in international math modeling competition

May 28, 2021

Six teams, sponsored by applied math and engineering, joined the competition, with one winning the highest honor available.

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Five college stars named employees of the year

May 25, 2021

Winners, who were nominated by colleagues, express humility and gratitude.

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Trio rises above the spin with successful ‘Pandemic’ podcast

March 23, 2021

CU Boulder grads and campus minister celebrate a year of their globally popular podcast, which is lauded for ‘clear, level-headed’ information.

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Mathematician wins top award for research on complex models

Feb. 24, 2021

CU Boulder’s Nancy Rodriguez aims to mathematize complex models in criminology, economics and ecology.