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Spelling Bee champion going all the way—again

May 23, 2019

Cameron Keith punches ticket to spelling-bee finals for third time in five years It may be time to declare that Boulder’s Cameron Keith has become the Tom Brady of the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) Regional Spelling Bee. Like Brady—the six-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback for the New England Patriots football...

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Doubts (mostly) behind her, astronomy fan heads to Harvard 

May 8, 2019

Claire Lamman, the college’s spring 2019 outstanding graduate, turned out to be much better at science than she’d thought possible

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Applied math students are winning big

May 7, 2019

Students of applied mathematics at the University of Colorado Boulder have been raking in honors and awards lately, and the department itself is celebrating .

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Five college standouts named employees of the year

April 16, 2019

Five outstanding colleagues have been named employees of the year by the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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CU historians named American Council of Learned Societies fellows

April 11, 2019

Scholars to use awards to support research of imperial legacy on standardized testing in the Middle East and adult adoptions and family formation in Japan.

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Cracking the nest egg: when governments mess with pensions

Feb. 16, 2019

In studying countries that privatized their social-security programs, Sarah Wilson Sokhey discovered that many post-communist countries ended up reversing their policy changes for short-term political or financial reasons.

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CU leads pack with 5 Brooke Owens fellows

Feb. 5, 2019

A record setting number of CU Boulder students have earned Brooke Owens Fellowships to exceptional undergraduate women seeking careers in aviation or space exploration.

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Beer and cancer research to take center stage

Jan. 25, 2019

CU Boulder NEXT is featuring two innovative members of the arts and sciences community next week

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$3M center to support rapid-response research of natural disasters

Jan. 4, 2019

The National Science Foundation has granted CU Boulder $3 million to develop a new center that will bring together social scientists, natural scientists and engineers to conduct rapid-response research of natural hazards.

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Outstanding grad examines ‘the enemies of conservation’

Dec. 21, 2018

Collaboration between social scientists and wildlife conservationists is key to preserving the environment and protecting human rights, she concludes.

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