CU Boulder researchers develop brain model to quantify pain beyond sensory input

Feb. 14, 2017

Pain is a signal of actual or potential damage to the body, so it is natural to think of it as a localized sensation: knee pain in the knee, back pain in the back and so on.


Alter/Altar showcases CU grad student choreography

Feb. 13, 2017

Arneshia Williams, an MFA candidate in dance at CU Boulder, didn’t get any formal training in her craft until adulthood. Before that, she learned everything she knew about dance from services on Sunday mornings.


High-schoolers compete in ethics bowl at CU Boulder

Feb. 8, 2017

Is it wrong to conceive a child so that tissue can be removed from that child and used to save the life of another child? Is it wrong to breed Munchkin cats for sale, given that such cats are known to suffer from a variety of health problems?


Beckman Scholars Program to give students research experience

Feb. 7, 2017

Undergraduate students at the University of Colorado will soon enjoy a new means of conducting scientific laboratory research, as CU Boulder is one of 11 U.S. institutions to receive a 2017 Beckman Scholars Program Award.


Implementation committee for new A&S Core Curriculum launches

Feb. 7, 2017

The implementation process began with appointment of the General Education Implementation Committee (GEIC), an ad hoc committee of the Arts and Sciences Council. The Council is the primary representative body for the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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‘Climate of fear’ can erode social fabric, Japanese American scholar says

Feb. 5, 2017

Tom Ikeda, founder of Japanese American Legacy Project, to give keynote address at CU Boulder event on Feb. 23.


Can't get to sleep? Pitch a tent for the weekend

Feb. 2, 2017

Filling the day with natural light and the night with true darkness for as little as a weekend can have a profound impact on our circadian rhythm, that may help us fall asleep earlier and potentially deliver other health benefits, according to new research involving Colorado campers.


Coal mine dust hastens Arctic snow melt

Feb. 1, 2017

Dust released by an active coal mine in Svalbard, Norway, reduced the spectral reflectance of nearby snow and ice by up to 84 percent, according to new University of Colorado Boulder-led research.


Colorado's wildfire-stricken forests showing limited recovery

Jan. 30, 2017

Colorado forests stricken by wildfire are not regenerating as well as expected and may partially transform into grasslands and shrublands in coming decades, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study.


Recent storms recouped 37 percent of California’s five-year snow-water deficit

Jan. 27, 2017

The recent “atmospheric river” weather pattern that pummeled California with storms from late December to late-January may have recouped 37 percent of the state’s five-year snow-water deficit, according to new University of Colorado Boulder-led research.