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Archaeologist, classicist wins NEH fellowship

April 4, 2023

Dimitri Nakassis, classics professor and former ‘genius grant’ winner, lands support from National Endowment for the Humanities to complete paradigm-shifting study of ancient Greece.

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Marcia Douglas, English prof and novelist, wins top literary honor

April 3, 2023

CU Boulder faculty member recognized with Whiting Award in fiction, which aims to ‘empower recipients to fulfill the promise of exceptional literary work to come.’

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Fish are good at disregarding fake news

March 30, 2023

Published research co-authored by CU Boulder marine biologist shows that coral reef fish can make dynamic adjustments in their sensitivity to information from other fish to suppress the spread of misinformation.

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Beleaguered forests are losing ground

March 22, 2023

CU Boulder scientist’s 40-year census research finds that climate change has tripled tree mortality and forestalled regeneration.

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Study finds correlation between hearing loss and cardiovascular disease

March 21, 2023

Researchers believe their findings will help doctors identify and treat the onset of hearing impairment for patients at risk of cardiovascular disease.

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In the 1950s, many wives financed their husbands through college

March 20, 2023

A study co-authored by a CU Boulder economist reveals how young wives played a significant role in financially kick-starting their families during the economic prosperity of the 1950s, also opening the door to greater equality for women later in the century.

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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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How do we judge the long-dead? Prof proposes new way to gauge

March 14, 2023

In recently published essay, CU Boulder philosophy professor offers new method for judging long-passed historical figures who, by modern standards, exemplify both redeeming and repulsive qualities.

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Emily Yeh named Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

March 8, 2023

CU Boulder geography professor to visit other campuses, join classroom lectures and seminars and give major lectures open to the host campus’ community.

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Innovation Incubator helping transform teaching, learning

March 6, 2023

After a successful three-year trial run, the program is being made permanent with the goal of further innovating cross-discipline teaching in the College of Arts and Sciences.