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Physicist finds loose thread of string theory puzzle

June 20, 2019

New research from a CU Boulder physicist might break open the mathematical puzzle that has stalled string theory research for decades

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New visiting scholar in conservative thought and policy to join CU Boulder

June 19, 2019

Center for Western Civilization, Thought & Policy also appoints four other visiting scholars for the coming year

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Maps of fallen kingdom shed light on Atlantic slave trade

June 13, 2019

New maps of pre-colonial Africa provide context on the slaves who departed from the Bight of Benin

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Anthropologist wins research award to work with young refugees

June 11, 2019

She wants to improve the lives of children living in the world’s second largest refugee camp, which is in Uganda and shelters people fleeing violence and unrest in South Sudan.

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At 91, once-skeptical art prof still paints in vibrant strokes

June 5, 2019

Thirty years after retirement, Frank Sampson is steadily creating work in his studio behind his home in Boulder; creating art is not just something he does—it’s part of his spiritual makeup.

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Large Boulders help shape huge canyons, researchers find

June 4, 2019

CU Boulder geology grad students show how boulders influence canyon formation.

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As artist's skin turns white, her art ruminates on the meaning

June 3, 2019

CU Boulder student Jasmine Colgan’s body, life and art defy American migration narratives.

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HOV lanes reduce traffic and cut costs, right? Not always, economists find

May 23, 2019

HOV can cause unintended consequences—like drawing more drivers away from alternative transit and to roads that drivers perceive to be less congested.

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Why are more students doubling up on majors and adding minors?

May 8, 2019

We asked nine CU Boulder students that question; they said they were following their hearts, planning carefully for their careers, or both.

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Humor is no joke in tough times and places

April 25, 2019

CU Boulder geographer gathered evidence from war-torn (and joke-riddled) Afghanistan.

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