Student undertakes global DIY climate action

Nov. 17, 2023

CU Boulder senior Runzhe Li will attend major U.N. climate conference as independent scholar.

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Why must we protect nature? Because we can, philosopher says.

June 5, 2023

In the book ‘The Wild and the Wicked,’ Benjamin Hale argues that because people have the unique capacity to care for the environment, they have a moral obligation to do so.

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In the 1950s, many wives financed their husbands through college

March 20, 2023

A study co-authored by a CU Boulder economist reveals how young wives played a significant role in financially kick-starting their families during the economic prosperity of the 1950s, also opening the door to greater equality for women later in the century.

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Economist finds sweet success with soda taxes

Dec. 6, 2022

CU Boulder researcher finds soda taxes aren’t as regressive as previously feared and do decrease body mass index among non-white youth.

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College announces inaugural class of social justice scholars

July 1, 2022

This new program, headed up by the social sciences division, recognizes students that are taking a stand

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‘I want to encourage Colorado students to think about something beyond Colorado’

May 13, 2022

CU Boulder alumna Sharron Land Gegenheimer endows scholarship to help students study abroad and connect with the world.

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Workshop teaches students effective altruism and how to give better

May 11, 2022

With Giving Games, CU Boulder sociologist Tim Wadsworth has helped hundreds of students donate thousands of dollars to effective charities, and imparted lifelong skills

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Graduate completes triple major while leading student government

May 3, 2022

Kavya Kannan graduates with a BA in political science summa cum laude and with majors in economics and international affairs; she is the A&S outstanding graduate for spring 2022.

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Family’s Buff roots sko deep

May 2, 2022

Three generations of arts-and-sciences O’Donnells will celebrate this year’s commencement.

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Grad student lands teaching position at prestigious Peking University

Feb. 14, 2022

Christian "Payne" Hennigan named assistant professor in the School of Economics, where he will also utilize Chinese fluency gained at CU Boulder.