Peter Spear

Pedaling passion spurs new scholarship

July 18, 2022

Former arts and sciences dean endows new scholarship to help students in financial need.

Stellar Death

‘You ain’t seen nothing yet’: New space telescope gives first glimpses of universe

July 13, 2022

Astrophysicist John Bally takes a look at the first images from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope—an instrument that is gazing farther into space and time than anything ever built by humans.

Bruce Lee In 'Enter The Dragon'

The enduring legacy of Bruce Lee

July 11, 2022

‘First Asian American global superstar’ prefigured, influenced today’s interconnected world, CU Boulder professor writes in new book.

Posters of six documentary and narrative films produced by Paradigm Studio.

Award-winning filmmaker gives persistence, ‘energy’ to next generation

June 14, 2022

John W. Comerford, who discovered the power of film at CU Boulder, arranges major gift to its Brakhage Center for Media Arts.

 Helanius J. Wilkins, left, A. Ryder Turner

CU dance prof wins $10k NEA grant to ‘heal and unite’

June 7, 2022

Helanius J. Wilkins’ project aims to reflect ‘re-bodying belonging to become better ancestors.’

image of galaxies

Putting the theory of special relativity into practice, by counting galaxies

May 31, 2022

‘I love the idea that this basic principle that Einstein told us about a long time ago is something you can see,’ CU Boulder astrophysicist says.

a clan of hyenas resting under a broken-down roller

Quick evolution is helping wildlife survive, scientists find

May 31, 2022

New research from across the globe finds that the ‘fuel of evolution’ in wild animals is two to four times more abundant than previously thought.

Cassandra Brooks posing for a photo in Antarctica with penguins behind her.

Fish ear bones hold clues to Antarctic Ocean health

May 26, 2022

Assistant professor Cassandra Brooks has received an NSF CAREER award, the organization recently announced.

Structure of γ-graphyne layers

Long-hypothesized ‘next generation wonder material’ created for first time

May 19, 2022

CU Boulder scientists have successfully synthesized graphyne, which has been theorized for decades but never successfully produced.

Image of a protestor holding a sign that says, "Abortion is a right"

How the end of Roe v. Wade could shape women’s futures

May 12, 2022

In the wake of this week's leak about a private Supreme Court vote to strike down Roe v. Wade, CU Boulder sociologist Amanda Stevenson discusses how such a ruling could impact women's mortality and the way they live their lives.

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