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Distinguished professor of economics retires, looks back on storied career

Nov. 27, 2017

James Markusen looks back on his illustrious career, the state of higher education and his retirement plans.

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Adam Bradley's Laboratory for Race & Popular Culture contributes: 'Colorado's New Prison-Gang Program Draws From Inmate Efforts'

Nov. 22, 2017

This time Dotson sought outside help, including Adam Bradley, an English professor at the University of Colorado Boulder and founder of the school’s Laboratory for Race & Popular Culture (RAP Lab). Bradley had learned of Dotson’s work through the director of a prisoner advocacy group and reached out to the inmate.

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CU names 3 Boulder faculty members distinguished professors

Nov. 16, 2017

Three CU Boulder faculty members are newly designated distinguished professors, the highest honor awarded to faculty across the CU system’s four campuses.

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American Heart Association recognizes distinguished professor’s work

Nov. 10, 2017

Leslie Leinwand has won the American Heart Association's 2017 Distinguished Scientist award for outstanding contributions to the field of heart health.

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Physics at CU Boulder recognized for excellence

Oct. 24, 2017

The American Physical Society has recognized CU Boulder scientists and PhET Interactive Simulations as being among the 'most accomplished, promising and respected scientists and leaders'


Professors of distinction discuss distinguished careers

Oct. 5, 2017

Newly minted professors of distinction have notable expertise in artists’ personas, natural-language technology, classic poems and climate-change education, and on Sept. 21, they offered a public overview of their work.


Rennie Harris named ‘Living Legend’ by Dance Magazine

Oct. 3, 2017

Lorenzo “Rennie” Harris, an artist-in-residence in the Theatre and Dance Department at the University of Colorado Boulder, has earned Dance Magazine’s “Living Legends” award for 2017.


Student wins poetry-slam contest, stars in CU Boulder play

Sept. 29, 2017

Ayla Sullivan, a student majoring in theater and dance and secondary English education, is no stranger to winning awards, and has just racked up another one: winning the Americas Latino Festival Eco-Artivist Challenge.

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PhET Interactive Simulations wins global education award

Sept. 26, 2017

CU Boulder’s PhET Interactive Simulations is one of six winners of the prestigious, international WISE Award from the WISE Foundation.

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Benson Earth Sciences building turns 20

Sept. 11, 2017

The Benson Earth Sciences building at CU Boulder is turning 20 this year, and the Department of Geological Sciences is celebrating both past accomplishments and a bright future.