mead

Both sides misunderstand Margaret Mead, prof contends

Dec. 1, 2017

Both Mead’s conservative critics—some of whom went so far as to claim she “caused” the moral degradation of America—and liberal supporters—who tend to see Mead as a feminist icon—have misunderstood her views on these issues, finds Paul Shankman.Read more »
Kaia

Standing up to madness, for decades

Nov. 30, 2017

For more than three decades, a mentally ill man has single-mindedly harassed, threatened and terrorized Kaia Anderson and her family. Her case helped strengthen Colorado's stalking law. Now she's telling her full story.Read more »
ciplet

Global climate-change pacts moving toward market-based approaches, scholar finds

Nov. 29, 2017

The U.S. decision to leave the Paris climate agreement provided some interesting data for scholars who study trends in the negotiations. One of those researchers is David Ciplet, an assistant professor at CU Boulder who recently returned from the climate negotiations in Bonn, GermanyRead more »
Trotsky

Depression-era shortstop catches good fortune, passes it on

Aug. 29, 2017

Skim milk was 10 cents a gallon, and spaghetti was cheap. “So, we had a lot of skim milk, and we ate a lot of spaghetti”—with no sauce.Read more »
Hollywood

La-la landings

Aug. 29, 2017

Here’s a little story about a little Hollywood movie, and a bigger story about how several CU Boulder alums have forged Hollywood careers.Read more »
Aaron

Biking bad

Aug. 4, 2017

A CU Boulder doctoral candidate is studying ‘scofflaw bicycling’ and the sociological explanations of the cultural divide on the road.Read more »
Research

What pikas and alpine plants tell us about climate change

July 28, 2017

This summer, undergraduate students Max Wasser and Grace Kendziorski are spending time hiking in the mountains—and trapping pikas and counting flowers. They are participating in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates program at CU Boulder.Read more »
its

Inside the Greenhouse, climate discourse cools down

July 7, 2017

Professors in theatre, biology and environmental studies team up to focus on creatively communicating climate science through the arts and social sciences.Read more »
Eggert Photo

CU Renaissance lit scholar coins 'disknowledge' years before 'alternative facts'

July 6, 2017

Long before "alternative facts" made headlines, University of Colorado Boulder English Professor Katherine Eggert was studying late-Renaissance English writers and coined the term "disknowledge"—or, deliberately choosing to maintain one’s belief in something a writer knows is false.Read more »
brain

Mysteries of the Teenage Brain

June 8, 2017

Teenagers and young adults think and act differently from grownups. CU Boulder scientist Marie Banich is helping us see why.Read more »

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