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Through the eyes of the inmates

Feb. 27, 2020

An unprecedented study reported in a new book from a CU Boulder professor pulls back the curtain on prison gangs.

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In your texts, using (or nixing) a period conveys your mood

Feb. 6, 2020

A ‘typographical tone of voice’ is one of several emerging patterns in communication that CU Boulder class explores; linguist says the digital age is changing communication in ways that enrich rather than degrade communication.

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Ditching the doomsaying for better climate discourse

Dec. 18, 2019

Max Boykoff pitches strategies for more effective climate communication

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Xenna the service dog helps Navy vet do laboratory research

Dec. 9, 2019

Along the way, both of them, with help from CU Boulder, pave the way for greater accessibility in laboratory research

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CU scientists board the climate change train

Dec. 6, 2019

A group of Earth scientists takes the train instead of a plane to protest climate change. But can the rest of us climb aboard?

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CU Boulder prof and 100 women set sail for Antarctica

Nov. 25, 2019

With the motto ‘Mother Nature needs her daughters,’ group aims to support women working in STEMM in the hope of better sustaining Earth and its people.

People

With empathy in decline, program builds scholarly community through difference

Nov. 5, 2019

The Miramontes Arts and Sciences Program teaches students to listen to, understand and connect with one another across backgrounds, values and experiences.

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CU Boulder research to focus on often-overlooked rural America

Oct. 4, 2019

Rural America the focus of two new projects funded by the National Institutes of Health and U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Climate

Evidence of climate-driven conflicts is piling up

Sept. 18, 2019

Climate has played a small but important role in fueling civil wars and other conflicts, CU Boulder and other researchers find.

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If your sleep is out of whack, so are you

Sept. 11, 2019

If you are a person who is proud of burning the candle at both ends—say, a college student—and surviving on less than optimal sleep, here’s a message you might not want to hear: You can’t fool Mother Nature.

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