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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

(From left to right) Dr. Karin Schuster, professor Wolfgang Schuster (Berlin Frei Universit), Sharron Land Gegenheimer and Dr. Bernd Kottmann reunited in Munich, Germany in 2019.

‘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.

From left to right, graphics of hands holding heart-shaped Earth, graphics of heart coming out from a piggy bank and graphics of a hand donating a coin in a black background.

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

Kavya Kannan posing for a photoshoot.

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.

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Why it’s time to stop defining a nation’s success through economic growth

Nov. 19, 2021

A new paper out of the CU Boulder argues it may be time to stop hyper-focusing on economic growth as a leading indicator of a society’s success, because we may be headed for a long-run decline in growth this century, whether we like it or not.

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Seventeen students are named 2021 Van Ek Scholars

May 12, 2021

This year’s recipients of the notable College of Arts and Sciences’ award are especially distinct, the chair of the award committee notes Seventeen exceptional undergraduates are this year’s recipients of the Jacob Van Ek scholarship, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ highest honors. The award recognizes faculty-nominated students...

COVID vaccine

Strict social distancing complements quick vaccine deployment, researchers find

April 2, 2021

New study co-authored by CU Boulder economist evaluates the costs and benefits of stricter social distancing policies when a U.S. vaccine arrival is imminent.

Agriculture

Heat waves could cause 10 times more crop damage than now projected, research finds

March 16, 2021

Work by economists has implications for climate change adaptation in agriculture.

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