Ancient Chinese painting of men and horses

Isn’t it strange? That human is actually an animal

Dec. 12, 2023

CU Boulder researcher Antje Richter studies early medieval Chinese records of the strange to understand how literature explores what it means to be human.

girl speaking American Sign Language

Using both sides of brain to speak American Sign Language

Dec. 8, 2023

At a talk Thursday evening, CU Boulder researcher Karen Boyd spoke about two of her studies on American Sign Language (ASL) conducted with colleagues in linguistics and psychology.

Tardis from Doctor Who

After six decades, who knew? Whovians, that's who

Dec. 6, 2023

Doctor Who turns 60 this year and CU Boulder scientist, alumna and ‘Whovian’ super fan attributes the BBC show’s success and staying power to its relatable protagonist and strong plotlines.

School girls holding PridePads in Cameroon

Reducing gender inequality, one biodegradable menstrual pad at a time

Dec. 5, 2023

Through his nonprofit, Ajume Wingo, CU Boulder associate professor of philosophy, is providing sanitary pads and menstrual education in his home country, Cameroon.

Illustration of Viking ship at sea

Treading softly with the soul of a Viking

Dec. 4, 2023

CU Boulder researcher Mathias Nordvig joins The Ampersand podcast to discuss animism, Norse mythology and what it means to live on Earth.

Wood Apollonian circle packing puzzle

CU students follow their noses, disprove math conjecture

Nov. 30, 2023

Summer Haag and Clyde Kertzer made major news in the math world while working on a summer research project.

Protesters at Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings

Not just angry, but motivated and voting

Nov. 29, 2023

In new publication, CU Boulder PhD graduate Kimberly Killen highlights how ‘angry feminist claims’ have the power to inform and mobilize.

Painting of Hector and Paris from The Iliad

The Iliad’s ‘alien familiarity’ gets a makeover

Nov. 28, 2023

In a critically acclaimed new translation of The Iliad, CU Boulder classics Professor Laurialan Reitzammer sees the enduring relevance of Homer.

Stack of rocks

Forging a thoughtful path to a mindful future

Nov. 28, 2023

Shubham Sapkota, researcher at the Renée Crown Wellness Institute, to share insights into and lessons from the Mindful Campus Program.

Shattered Palestine and Israel flags illustration

Program aims to offer deeper insight into Israel, Gaza war and history

Nov. 27, 2023

In response to public requests, CU Boulder experts will discuss range of topics in Arab-Israeli conflict at Wednesday forum, which is open to the community.