Screenshot of the Mindful Mood Balance online web training program.

Web-based mindfulness therapy shows promise in treating depression

Nov. 25, 2014

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, which has been shown to help people avoid recurring bouts of depression, can be delivered effectively online and could be more effective than traditional forms of therapy, a team of researchers led by CU-Boulder psychologists has found.

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Stealth Gender-Based Abuse eludes college radar

Oct. 6, 2014

While numerous studies published since the 1970s have documented gender-based violence against college women, much nonviolent gender-based abuse goes unreported by victims and unaccounted for by experts, University of Colorado Boulder researchers report.

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From the American heartland, CU-Boulder eyes the EU

Oct. 6, 2014

The Colorado European Union Center of Excellence (CEUCE) is a CU-Boulder organization that promotes understanding of the European Union (EU) and transatlantic relations between the United States and the EU.

Many school districts, particularly in rural areas, lack qualified professionals to address children’s speech, language and hearing needs via therapy (shown above) or other measures. Photo: iStophoto.

CU helps rural schoolkids with hearing, speech issues

Oct. 6, 2014

In some areas of Colorado, the need for qualified speech-language pathologists outstrips the demand, but CU-Boulder is helping to fill the gap.

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Depressed but decisive, anxious and paralyzed

Oct. 6, 2014

While anxiety reduces the ability to choose words, depression is associated with better performance in word selection, CU-Boulder-led study finds.

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How much earthquake risk does fracking pose?

March 1, 2014

U.S. geologists have noted greater frequency of earthquakes in the last four years, in some cases where wastewater is injected deep underground after hydrologic fracturing, but a prominent geologist at CU-Boulder at CU-Boulder says scientists don’t yet know enough to predict when wastewater injected underground after “fracking” might cause major earthquakes.

Julie Carr, associate professor of English at CU Boulder, carries her passion for the written word beyond the classroom and into the community. Photo courtesy of Julie Carr.

Prof’s collaborative event space, Counterpath Press, provides platform for culture and diversity in Denver

March 1, 2014

Julie Carr, associate professor of English at CU Boulder, carries her passion for the written word beyond the classroom and into the community. Photo courtesy of Julie Carr. For Julie Carr, poetry is a practice, a profession and a public service. Not only does she use her expertise as a...

Linguistics Professor Andy Cowell discusses fieldwork with Jonnia Torres, a first-year graduate student in linguistics at CU-Boulder. She is among a team of students who are studying speakers of languages indigenous to Central America.

Linguistic graduate students document languages indigenous to Central America at CU’s front door

March 1, 2014

Linguistics Professor Andy Cowell discusses fieldwork with Jonnia Torres, a first-year graduate student in linguistics at CU-Boulder. She is among a team of students who are studying speakers of languages indigenous to Central America. Funded in part by a private donor, University of Colorado Boulder linguistics graduate students are documenting...

Study of satellite imagery of the world at night, long used as an indication of the wealth of nations, is being refined with other data to give scientists a better picture of human and environmental well-being.

Human well-being becomes clear in dark of night

March 1, 2014

Study of satellite imagery of the world at night, long used as an indication of the wealth of nations, is being refined with other data to give scientists a better picture of human and environmental well-being. Night Light Development Index correlates strongly with the U.N. Human Development Indicator, other welfare...

Fiske Planetarium’s analog star projector—called “Fritz” after its West German installer—is being retired after being in service since 1975. As part of the planetarium’s renovation, a new and more-powerful digital projector is being installed, along with a high-definition screen. The improvements will allow the planetarium to improve the material shown to students and to add a new line of entertainment options at the theater.Fiske Planetarium’s analog star projector—called “Fritz” after its West German inst

Fiske Planetarium flies into the digital age

Aug. 1, 2013

Since 1975, Fiske Planetarium has been the Johnny Appleseed of astronomy. Each year, 30,000 K-12 students and 4,000 University of Colorado Boulder students go there to take a front-row seat on the universe.

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