A woman presenting a mural as part of the UN's 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence in 2017

New seminar series explores the nexus of art and activism

Sept. 12, 2022

Activism and Engaged Humanities Event Series will last throughout the year, with the first presentation on Sept. 21.

A zoomed-in version of the Old Country Book Cover

Nightmare fairy tale

Sept. 9, 2022

CU Boulder alum’s Reddit horror story leads to major book and Netflix deal.


Campus leaders want your ideas about how to improve Hellems

Sept. 2, 2022

The project team aims to make this iconic academic building an inclusive space, focused on student success and vibrant workspace.

Photo of a book shelf

Poet Noah Eli Gordon dies at 47

July 13, 2022

Associate professor of English and associate chair for creative writing hailed as ‘charismatic,’ ‘irreplaceable,’ and a ‘great poet and fine teacher’

An image of a series of book covers authored by Linda Hogan

Celebrated poet, prof emerita to win honorary degree

April 29, 2022

CU Boulder professor emerita and poet Linda Hogan will be given an honorary Doctor of Letters for her record of achievement, commitment and compassion.

Digital humanities icons and binary numbers

Grant to develop humanities, data-science courses

April 13, 2022

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

Alexander Williams

In rap music, alumnus pens lyrical prophecies

March 28, 2022

CU Boulder graduate Alexander Williams is working to raise the profile of rap and hip-hop scholarship.

The British Empire Exhibition Tour. From left to right – Archie Christie, Major Belcher, Mr Bates (secretary) and Agatha.

‘Intimacy between rivals’

March 23, 2022

Real-life disappearance of Agatha Christie inspired CU Boulder Creative Writing student's New York Times bestselling novel "The Christie Affair."

People place flowers at a memorial in front of the King Soopers in Boulder where a mass shooting took place on March 22, 2021.

One year later, Boulder and the university remembers

March 22, 2022

Today and in coming weeks, multiple events commemorate the mass shooting on March 22, 2021.

Nilon addressing students in 1963 about civil rights. Photos courtesy of CU archives.

First CU Boulder Black professor, librarian paved way for others

Feb. 16, 2022

Black history snapshot: Racial bias hindered Charles and Mildred Nilon’s search for a home to buy, but they strove to make the university more inclusive and welcoming to those who came after