Professor wins grant to showcase physics-ed research in Brazil

Sept. 23, 2016

Noah Finkelstein, who co-directs the Center for STEM Learning at CU Boulder and is a principal investigator for Physics Education Research, one of the largest research groups in physics education in the country, will receive up to $4,000 from the Brazil-U.S. Professorship/Lectureship Program. The Sociedade Brasileira de Física (SBF) and the American Physical Society (APS) jointly sponsor the exchange.


CU Boulder joins national arts and humanities consortium

Sept. 21, 2016

CU Boulder recently expanded its support of public scholarship in the arts and humanities by joining a national group working to advance democracy and participation in higher education.


Jewish Studies professors take to the road in Peak to Peak lecture series

Sept. 21, 2016

To mark Temple Aaron’s final event as a synagogue, Nan Goodman, director of CU Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies, is slated to speak in the historic building.


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.