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The 'liberal arts': what that really means

Oct. 1, 2018

From the interim dean: Cicero called these disciplines liberalis ars, the liberal arts. The term is widely wielded and occasionally misunderstood.

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Stalking the dirt vaccine

Sept. 28, 2018

Can good bacteria make the brain more stress-resilient? Christopher Lowry has dedicated his career to finding out.

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Alumnus finds generational synchronicities in geology

Sept. 28, 2018

Grandson following footsteps of legendary CU Boulder geologist Mary Oswald Griffitts.

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Alum blends literary prowess, political commentary

Sept. 28, 2018

While Luis Alberto Urrea was at CU Boulder, Vine Deloria mentored him on a “lifelong project” that would later become The Hummingbird’s Daughter.

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‘What does this art mean?’ students muse. You tell me, prof replies

Sept. 28, 2018

CU Boulder art history students deepen learning through ‘object-based learning.’

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In the College of Arts and Sciences, one constant is change

Sept. 26, 2018

James W.C. White, interim dean, sat down for a Q&A session about where the college has been, how it’s adapted to a rapidly evolving world, and how it’s preparing to help students meet the challenges of tomorrow, which will involve finding solutions to problems not yet known.

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Five professors honored by peers for significant achievements

Sept. 18, 2018

Five professors in the College of Arts and Sciences have won the 2018 Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award.

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CU Boulder students give A&S Academic Advising Center high marks

Sept. 5, 2018

It’s a fair bet that most students would be happy with, say, a 95 or 97 percent on a test, or professors with a 95 percent approval in student evaluations. Academic advisors certainly are.

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Alum will support students of the (far) distant future

Sept. 5, 2018

After spending considerable effort trying to stay in Boulder for the long term, Courtney Rowe has also found a way to leave a little bit of herself behind when she’s gone—long gone.

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Unveiling success one dress at a time

Sept. 5, 2018

Politics doesn’t necessarily draw a lot of pink-bow types, but Jillian Howison (PolSci’10), an unabashed “girly girl,” was mesmerized by a "West Wing" character.

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