A century later, CU officially remembers Lucile

March 14, 2018

Tipped off by a newspaper story, Polly McLean spent more than a decade exhuming Buchanan’s story and, finally, correcting history. For decades, CU's official history stated that the first black woman to graduate from CU earned her degree in 1924. But that was wrong.Read more »

Scholars give historical context on African Americans in Germany

Feb. 28, 2018

The first African American woman to graduate from CU, in 1918, earned her degree in German. A trio of experts this month will discuss the historical trends that framed her choice.Read more »

‘Brain Drain Through Deportation’ is subject of expert panel discussion

Feb. 26, 2018

The consequences of the DACA program—and its uncertain future—is the subject of the next Social Sciences Today Forum at the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
Photograph of Clint Carroll in the field.

Clint Carroll: Rooting research in tribal partnerships

Jan. 8, 2018

Native American and indigenous studies professor designs research relevant to tribal communities and the academy.Read more »

Scholar probes lynching of Mexicans in early 20th-century Texas

Nov. 29, 2017

Bands of Texans, some operating under the auspices of the legal system, engaged in mob violence against scores of Mexicans during the early 20th century, and these killings were not originally recognized as lynchings, according to research published in a book by a CU Boulder instructor.Read more »

Ethnic studies major finds support, belonging on campus

Nov. 1, 2017

Higher education has always been important to Esmeralda Castillo-Cobian, an ethnic studies major at the University of Colorado Boulder. But coming from a low-income family, she sometimes felt that college was out of reach.Read more »

Prof preserves native traditions with help of National Science Foundation

Feb. 27, 2017

Clint Carroll will help to preserve tribal tradition and knowledge for future generations through the Faculty Early Career Development Award, a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation.Read more »
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‘Climate of fear’ can erode social fabric, Japanese American scholar says

Feb. 5, 2017

Tom Ikeda, founder of Japanese American Legacy Project, to give keynote address at CU Boulder event on Feb. 23.Read more »
Intersectionality and Criminology: Disrupting and revolutionizing studies of crime

Intersectionality and Criminology: Disrupting and revolutionizing studies of crime

Dec. 19, 2016

Intersectionality and Criminology provides a comprehensive review of the need for, and use of, intersectionality in the study of crime, criminality, and the criminal legal system. This is essential reading for academics and students researching and studying in the fields of crime, criminal justice, theoretical criminology, and gender, race, and socioeconomic class.Read more »

CU Boulder launches cool certificate in Arctic studies

Dec. 5, 2016

There probably is not a more suitable location for one of the world’s first interdisciplinary certificates in Arctic studies than the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »