Sewell Hall

Five college stars named employees of the year

May 25, 2021

Winners, who were nominated by colleagues, express humility and gratitude.

Old Main

Seventeen students are named 2021 Van Ek Scholars

May 12, 2021

This year’s recipients of the notable College of Arts and Sciences’ award are especially distinct, the chair of the award committee notes Seventeen exceptional undergraduates are this year’s recipients of the Jacob Van Ek scholarship, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ highest honors. The award recognizes faculty-nominated students...

Myka McLaughlin

Alumna helps women-owned businesses flourish

Jan. 16, 2020

Alumna opened WINC’s doors in 2011 and has since trained thousands of women across the country in business

Hong Kong

Hong Kong rages against the dying light, expert says

Oct. 18, 2019

Historian to speak at CU Boulder Oct. 23 on protests against growing control by China.

visionary

Visionary hopes to improve eyesight for millions

Oct. 7, 2019

Alumnus’ ski trip inspires an insight that could help give the world’s poor better vision.

cell phone

CU Boulder grad licks problem of slippery cell phones

June 14, 2019

Her invention and new company, CatTongue Grips, was born because no other product offered grippiness without scratching

brexit

Irish leader to discuss ‘Brexit’ impacts at CU Boulder

March 7, 2019

A prominent member of the Irish government will discuss the impact of that “Brexit” in a presentation next week on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.

Rowe

Alum will support students of the (far) distant future

Sept. 5, 2018

After spending considerable effort trying to stay in Boulder for the long term, Courtney Rowe has also found a way to leave a little bit of herself behind when she’s gone—long gone.

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.

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.

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