Roe Green

From renderings to reality: The renovated Roe Green Theatre opens

Nov. 6, 2023

"The arts give joy and meaning to life, and I’m so pleased that Roe Green has chosen to support CU Boulder and the surrounding community in such a creative and meaningful way,” said CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano.

St. Foy relic

Finding the authentic and counterfeit in medieval art

Nov. 6, 2023

In his Distinguished Research Lecture Nov. 28, Professor Kirk Ambrose will discuss how institutions used art to authenticate religious relics, as well as condemn counterfeiting.

Los Alamos Medal

Pursuing purpose through physics

Nov. 3, 2023

Gary Wall, a 1970 CU Boulder physics graduate, won the Los Alamos Medal in recognition of more than 50 years of distinguished work at Los Alamos National Laboratory.


Your brain remembers what your fingers used to do

Nov. 2, 2023

New CU Boulder research demonstrates that, with practice, older adults can regain manual dexterity that may have seemed lost.


Eight decades later, Marine (and distinguished professor) to revisit Iwo Jima

Nov. 1, 2023

Richard Jessor, CU Boulder distinguished professor of behavioral science and co-founder of IBS, records an oral history with the National World War II Museum and will return to the island in March, on the 79th anniversary of the battle.

Paintings of zombies and a pirate

Pirates and zombies are not so different

Oct. 31, 2023

In a recently published article, CU Boulder researcher Kieran Murphy traces the concurrent paths and points of intersection between pirate and zombie lore in Haiti and popular culture.

The Story of Constance and Don Juan painting

Haunting Don Juan through the centuries

Oct. 30, 2023

In a newly published paper, CU Boulder’s Emmy Herland explores how the very old story of Don Juan remains relevant through its ghosts.

Writing Chinese characters with a brush and water

Learning culture through beautiful brush strokes

Oct. 27, 2023

At an evening of Chinese calligraphy, CU Boulder students studying Chinese practiced an art whose history dates back millennia.

Hellems exterior

If you’re looking for departments formerly in Hellems…

Oct. 27, 2023

During the renovation of the Hellems Arts and Sciences Building, the departments in the College of Arts and Sciences that are normally housed there can be found elsewhere.

Cover images of banned children's books

Rise of book banning stems from ‘culture war,’ experts say

Oct. 26, 2023

At a panel discussion co-sponsored by CU Boulder Center for Humanities and the Arts, literacy experts championed children’s access to literature.