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Interview with Stripped Bare author Shannon Baker

July 13, 2017

Stripped Bare is the focus of the Friends of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries’ Just Desserts event at 5 p.m., August 3, in the Wittemyer Courtroom of the Wolf Law building.

hearing

Babies with hearing loss need early intervention, but only half get it

July 13, 2017

Children with hearing loss who are diagnosed by 3 months of age and receive interventions by 6 months develop a far greater vocabulary than those whose diagnosis and treatment come later, according to a CU Boulder study published this week in the journal Pediatrics.

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CSF stages fresh, funny ‘Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead’

July 6, 2017

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s 60th season continues with “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead,” a critically-acclaimed 1966 play by Tom Stoppard. CSF’s producing artistic director Timothy Orr directs the production.

Antarctic Glacier

Black carbon persists in snow and ice around the world

June 30, 2017

A new INSTAAR study shows significant amounts of dissolved black carbon can persist in both pristine and non-pristine areas of snow around the world.

Four young girls use the PhET simulations in Indonesia.

PhET Interactive Simulations recognized for innovation in STEM education

June 27, 2017

CU Boulder’s PhET Interactive Simulations is one of 15 finalists for the prestigious WISE Award, which recognizes innovative educational projects that address challenges and bring transformative societal change.

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Classicist tutors Julius Caesar actors on the potent rhetoric of Rome

June 25, 2017

Tyler Lansford is transforming the death of Julius Caesar into new life for Roman rhetoric. Audiences attending this summer’s Colorado Shakespeare Festival will see, hear and feel the resurrection.

Dance

Oldest outreach program steps up access to dance

June 23, 2017

When CU Contemporary Dance Works heads to Paonia, Colorado this month, the dance company will mark 27 years of offering classes, workshops and performances to communities underserved by the arts.

water

When farmers must pay for groundwater, they cut use by a third

June 23, 2017

A new CU Boulder-led study suggests that self-imposed well-pumping fees can play an important role in water conservation, incentivizing farmers to slash use by a third, plant less thirsty crops and water more efficiently.

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A lover's touch eases pain as heartbeats, breathing sync, CU study says

June 22, 2017

Fathers-to-be, take note: You may be more useful in the labor and delivery room than you realize. That’s one takeaway from a study released last week that found that when an empathetic partner holds the hand of a woman in pain, their heart and respiratory rates sync and her pain dissipates.

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Geographer helps document changing climate’s disruption of migratory birds

June 20, 2017

Climate change is altering tree-leafing dates faster than birds are adapting, researchers find.

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