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‘Til death do us part

Dec. 6, 2018

New research from CU Boulder suggests that the quality of your marriage may be linked to how long you live.

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CU’s first female Rhodes Scholar took the road less traveled

Nov. 27, 2018

Following her passion rather than advice to major in a STEM field was key to finding a ‘sweet spot of success’ in political science and journalism for Serene Singh.

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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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‘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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The paradox of 'suicide in happy places' seems not to exist

Aug. 18, 2018

A closer look at geographic data finds no correlation between generally happy locales and rates of suicide, according to research by CU Boulder and U of California Irvine.

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Humans might not be altruistic ‘avengers’ after all, study finds

Aug. 18, 2018

CU Boulder research contradicts the long-held belief that humans interfere when they see the abuse of strangers.

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Prof transforms political science class into a game

Aug. 13, 2018

The heckling is real, the riots just acknowledged, and they are part of an innovative teaching method called Reacting to the Past, which aims to help students learn by prompting them to assume historical roles.

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Women who run for office inspire others to do the same, study suggests

July 31, 2018

A CU Boulder graduate student and other researchers find strong evidence that female candidates inspire others to run.

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To confront wildfire risk, experts get social

April 9, 2018

A team of wildfire practitioners and researchers—including some from the University of Colorado Boulder—is working across Colorado to better understand the human role in local wildfire mitigation.

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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.

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