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.

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.

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.

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.

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