AIDS

AIDS and Masculinity in the African City

Aug. 15, 2017

AIDS has been a devastating plague in much of sub-Saharan Africa, yet the long-term implications for gender and sexuality are just emerging. AIDS and Masculinity in the African City tackles this issue head on and examines how AIDS has altered the ways masculinity is lived in Uganda—a country known as Africa’s great AIDS success story. Based on a decade of ethnographic research in an urban slum community in the capital Kampala, this book reveals the persistence of masculine privilege in the age of AIDS and the implications such privilege has for combating AIDS across the African continent.Read more »
immigrants

Music helped Swedish subculture become nationalist political movement

May 2, 2017

Benjamin Teitelbaum spent seven years researching the rise of the Sweden Democrats and the increased nationalism of the region. Teitelbaum is not a political scientist or geopolitical analyst. He is an ethnomusicologist.Read more »
Meyers

International-affairs students launch scholarship fund

March 20, 2017

Without scholarships, a lot of ‘super smart’ students would not be able to attend or finish college, CU Boulder students and philanthropists note.Read more »
Casey

Career diplomat makes a world of difference

Feb. 27, 2017

It was during a summer-long family trip to Europe that 13-year-old Mary Ann Casey cemented her career plan: diplomacy. "You embark overseas as a citizen of a single country; you return home as a citizen of the world," says Casey.Read more »
Arctic

CU Boulder launches cool certificate in Arctic studies

Dec. 5, 2016

There probably is not a more suitable location for one of the world’s first interdisciplinary certificates in Arctic studies than the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
Student

Students flourish on D.C.'s Capitol Hill

Oct. 24, 2016

The two International Affairs majors were immersed in a robust and fast-paced work environment, and each found her own personal and professional connection to community in Washington, D.C.Read more »
Jibril

Ex-Libyan prime minister says technology won’t save the world

Sept. 15, 2016

Five years after the Arab Spring uprisings rocked the Middle East, former Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril offered University of Colorado Boulder students a front-row perspective on the protests’ genesis, their shortcomings and the lessons the world should absorb in the coming decades.Read more »
Teju Ravilochan

Solving the world’s biggest problems, one entrepreneur at a time

Sept. 11, 2016

Teju Ravilochan wants to solve the world’s biggest problems, one entrepreneur at a time, and he has helped create a global enterprise to advance that mission. The University of Colorado Boulder graduate is CEO and co-founder of the Unreasonable Institute, a non-profit international training center that provides business programs for early stage entrepreneurs focused on creating positive social and environmental change.Read more »