"total cuck move,"

What does ‘Ted Cruz cucks again’ actually mean?

March 16, 2023

CU Boulder graduate student in linguistics applies painstaking analysis to alt-right, white-supremacist groups that popularized a clipped version of an antiquated word.

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Zygmunt Frajzyngier wins Fulbright Specialist Award

Nov. 4, 2022

With Fulbright support, CU Boulder linguist developed new approach to semantics of natural languages with international colleagues gathered in Italy.

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Land acknowledgment honors contributions of Indigenous peoples, history of land

Aug. 26, 2022

CU Boulder has adopted a land acknowledgment recognizing its campus sits on land that is part of the traditional territories of the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Ute and other Indigenous nations with historic and ongoing ties to the state.

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Collaborators preserve voices from the fire

July 22, 2022

CU Boulder anthropology professor, students collaborate with local museum to preserve narratives from the devastating Marshall Fire.

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Linguist to help guide global English language learning body

May 10, 2022

CU Boulder’s Rai Farrelly hopes to use the board of directors position for TESOL International Organization to make English a more all-encompassing, all-inclusive language

Honors Residential Academic Program students in Smith Hall use artwork to demonstrate diversity, inclusivity and community.​

Students, staff, others honored for diversity work

April 14, 2022

Recipients, chosen by faculty committee, ‘work tirelessly and most times in the dark’ for diversity and inclusion.

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What the Wordle trend can teach us about language and technology

March 9, 2022

Computational linguist Alexis Palmer spoke with CU Boulder Today about the popular online word game, strategies to win and how Wordle offshoots could benefit lesser-known languages.

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Cynthia Clark goes to town with her stories

Oct. 6, 2021

CU Boulder staffer and alum embraces avocation as a writer in later life.

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Long-serving professors look back on 50 years of service

July 28, 2021

Honorees express amazement at the quality of students at CU Boulder, awe at how much the university has changed and gratitude for opportunities they’ve had

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As field of linguistics burgeoned so did CU Boulder

July 27, 2021

'One of the most attractive features of my time in Boulder was the contact with colleagues and visitors in other disciplines. ... The intellectual importance of these contacts cannot be underestimated'