‘The Current’ celebrates diversity, human connection

March 29, 2017

At Ana Prada’s home on Costa Rica’s lush, sunny Nicoya Peninsula, the doors and windows are flung open to let in the ocean breeze and the sounds of chirping tropical birds. She spends hours each day suspended from fabric above the ground, practicing the craft of aerial dance.


Panel mulls religion and human rights After the 2016 election

March 29, 2017

This year’s public panel discussion, “Religion and Human Rights After the 2016 Election,” will take place Thursday, April 6, at 6 p.m. in Eaton Humanities 250, 1610 Pleasant Street, on the CU Boulder campus.


Listening in on the early universe from the far side of the moon

March 27, 2017

A University of Colorado Boulder team has entered into a five-year, $4.5-million cooperative agreement with NASA to become part of a virtual institute to pursue the construction of astronomical observatories on the moon.


Should Christians exercise ‘The Benedict Option’?

March 24, 2017

Conservative author Rod Dreher to make the case for emulating St. Benedict’s retreat from a decadent world in CU Boulder appearance.


Gang membership seldom originates in prison, new study suggests

March 23, 2017

Juvenile offenders are more likely to leave a gang than join one while incarcerated, according to a surprising, first-of-its kind study by CU Boulder criminologist David Pyrooz.


Last remnant of North American ice sheet on track to vanish

March 20, 2017

The last piece of the ice sheet that once blanketed much of North America is doomed to disappear in the next several centuries, says a new study by researchers at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia and the University of Colorado Boulder.


CIRES director to host sneak peek of citizen science documentary series

March 20, 2017

Enabled by smartphones, computers and mobile technology, regular people are observing their environments, monitoring neighborhoods and collecting information about the world and the things they care about.


First initial of last name could foretell one's success or setback in life

March 17, 2017

As the end of the school year approaches, the season of recognition – with awards ceremonies, performances and graduations – flourishes for many.


Blind student aims to help others reach great heights

March 17, 2017

An undergraduate student is parlaying her experience in designing and building space instruments to create workshops for blind high school and college students so they can gain the hands-on training needed to excel in science and engineering careers.


Kubi technology allows housebound student to attend class

March 15, 2017

Because she had hip surgery during the winter break, University of Colorado Student Annie Miller could not physically attend class in the beginning weeks of the spring 2017 semester. A robot and some teamwork ensured that she could attend remotely.