Ceramics grad program ranked fifth in the nation

Sept. 13, 2016

The graduate ceramics program at CU Boulder is ranked fifth in the nation, up from eighth last year, in US News and World Report’s Best Graduate Schools 2017. It is one of eight university programs to be ranked in the top 10 graduate specialty programs nationwide, but it is the only one of the CU Boulder group to hail from the arts and humanities.

The pain of partition

The pain of partition

Sept. 13, 2016

Scholar Deepti Misri explores gender violence in post-colonial India in Kayden Award-winning book. In many cases, she argues, anti-minoritarian violence intends to convey a message.

Sculpture by Carissa Samaniego

Art students recognized in international competition

Sept. 11, 2016

CU Boulder graduate art students Benjamin McQuillan and Carissa Samaniego took home honorable mentions this summer for their sculptures from the International Sculpture Center’s 2016 Outstanding Student Achievement competition.

Valerio Ferme

Advocating for the humanities, Italian-style

Sept. 11, 2016

Valerio Ferme, professor of Italian and associate dean for the arts and humanities at CU Boulder, believes that a liberal arts education not only prepares students to adapt to a constantly shifting economic landscape, but also enriches their human experience.


Humanities center strategizes for next-gen PhD

Sept. 8, 2016

The Center for Humanities and the Arts at CU Boulder has been awarded one of 28 National Endowment for the Humanities planning grants to explore “The Next Generation Humanities PhD.”


Warren Motte named college professor of distinction

Sept. 1, 2016

Warren F. Motte Jr., professor of French and comparative literature at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been named the 2016 Professor of Distinction by the College of Arts and Sciences in recognition of his exceptional service, teaching and research.


Five students offered Fulbright awards for 2016-17

July 14, 2016

Five University of Colorado Boulder graduate students or alumni have been offered Fulbright grants to pursue teaching, research and graduate studies abroad during the 2016-17 academic year.

Scott Ortman

Ortman receives prize for book about Southwestern archaeology

June 14, 2016

Scott Ortman, assistant professor of archaeology, has been awarded the 2017 Linda S. Cordell Prize for his book, Winds from the North: Tewa Origins and Historical Archaeology.

Helping students and imperiled wildlife, one at a time

Helping students and imperiled wildlife, one at a time

April 28, 2016

An evolutionary biologist, Professor Andrew Martin has long been involved in genetic studies and conservation efforts on behalf of wildlife in peril, from greenback cutthroat trout and great white sharks to desert pupfish and prairie dogs.

Experts at CU to mull next 50 years of local open space

Experts at CU to mull next 50 years of local open space

April 21, 2016

Boulder’s public open-space system was launched 50 years ago, and an event at CU-Boulder will bring together experts who will discuss the lay of the land in the next half-century.