Grassley

In congressional hearings, some are more equal than others

Nov. 11, 2019

Analysis by CU Boulder linguist and others finds U.S. Senate chairpersons can add bias to hearings.

Hurricane Harvey flooding

Grant-writing boot camp pays off for social sciences

June 11, 2019

Four workshop participants win big National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

winners

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.

literacy

Literacy program helps teachers and students, prof says

Jan. 20, 2019

CU Boulder literacy practicum a boon to students and community members alike, director says.

mama

Linguistics prof's memoir examines family life under Nazis, Soviets

Feb. 21, 2018

'My idea was to show how two people went through the two greatest tragedies of the 20th century,' says Zygmunt Frajzyngier

nostalgia

Is America heading back to the ‘50s?

Nov. 29, 2017

Professors of anthropology and linguistics argue that as both candidate and president, the president has tapped into what they call “nostalgic racism”—nostalgia for the pre-civil-rights, industrial-welfare-state America of the 1950s.

POD

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.

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Newly minted professors of distinction to be celebrated

Sept. 1, 2017

In Sept. 21 event professors of art and art history, classics, geography and linguistics will deliver lectures on their areas of expertise.

Arapaho

Pushing Boundaries: Saving the Arapaho language from the brink of extinction

Jan. 17, 2017

Professor Andrew Cowell and doctoral student Irina Wagner are part of an effort to save the Arapaho with the Arapaho Language Project. They fear Arapaho will fade away after the fluent elderly speakers are gone.

the carcass of a dead animal lies next to the limestone quarry that borders the site of a 1970 trichloroethylene spill near Le Roy, Photographs by Donna Goldstein.

‘Hysteria’ theory short on science

Feb. 17, 2016

In 2011, 12 high-school girls in upstate New York began to exhibit strange neurological symptoms: tics, verbal outbursts, seizure-like activity and difficulty speaking. The diagnosis was “conversion disorder.”