Man in orange jumpsuit holding prison bars

Gang ties don’t always bind

April 9, 2024

Research from CU Boulder sociology professor shows that for many prisoners, gang affiliation tends to drop off once they are released back into their communities .

Hank Aaron hitting 715th home run

Remembering 715, a number that transcended baseball

April 8, 2024

Fifty years after Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s home run record, CU Boulder scholar reflects on the legacy of an athlete who began his career in a segregated league.

Crime scene tape and police cars with lights on

Understanding crime through both victims and offenders

April 3, 2024

The new edition of CU Boulder Professor Jill Turanovic’s book explains how and why victimization happens, as well as what can be done about it.

Terracotta Army and Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones

Taking archaeology beyond big discoveries and bullwhips

March 29, 2024

CU Boulder archaeologist Sarah Kurnick addresses some common myths about archaeology at the 50th anniversary of the discovery of China’s terracotta warriors.

Reiland Rabaka speaking at a podium

CU Boulder professor recognized for work to build ‘the beloved community’

March 18, 2024

Boulder Chamber honors Reiland Rabaka with Impact Award at 2024 Celebration of Leadership.

Girl, baby, woman and young man in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Early childhood health interventions have ‘big, multi-generation impacts,’ research finds

March 6, 2024

Tania Barham’s research suggests that it doesn’t take much to give impoverished people a better start to life.

Ruin of a wall in ancient Silchester

‘Missing’ houses offer a new perspective on Britain’s Roman period

March 4, 2024

A population estimate considering now-decomposed wooden houses suggests that Silchester, England, may have been typical of towns across the Roman Empire, CU Boulder researcher finds.

Shawn O'Neal with Motown album covers

And the Motown beat goes on

Feb. 12, 2024

Upon the 65th anniversary of the record label, CU Boulder prof says that from Taylor Swift to K-pop, ‘It’s all Motown; they are not creating anything new.’

CAAAS Day attendees

Luminaries celebrate a more diverse, welcoming campus

Feb. 2, 2024

Co-star of The Color Purple joins Colorado governor, CU president and chancellor, along with a cadre of artists, to celebrate the Center for African and African American Studies and Black History Month.

Reiland Rabaka

Hearing music, finding connection in many rhythms of life

Jan. 31, 2024

Reiland Rabaka, a CU Boulder professor of ethnic studies, joins The Ampersand to discuss art, activism, the importance of building community and how his first-grade teacher introduced him to W.E.B. Du Bois and changed his life.