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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.Read more »
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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.Read more »
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Linguistics prof's memoir examines family life under Nazis, Soviets

Feb. 21, 2018

'My idea was to show how two people went through the two greatest tragedies of the 20th century,' says Zygmunt FrajzyngierRead more »
Photograph of Mountains Smokey from Wildfires

Smoke from distant fires darken the public health picture

Feb. 14, 2018

Questions remain about the respiratory risk posed to a fifth of the United States population by increasing wildfires—but a CU Boulder researcher is trying to clear the air.Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »

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