Federally produced cannabis for research does not reflect potency, diversity of legal markets

Nov. 14, 2016

Strains of cannabis available for federally funded studies lag well behind recreational markets in both potency and diversity, potentially compromising the validity of research into the drug’s effects.


Make America WHAT? A panel discussion

Nov. 10, 2016

Join a panel of politically engaged CU students and faculty from across the political spectrum to discuss the results of the election, the implications of a Trump presidency, and the future of American politics.


Seeing the road less traveled

Nov. 8, 2016

Disability Services is now taking “a more holistic approach” to help students with disabilities become more involved with campus and Boulder life. The shift has allowed students with disabilities to participate in activities previously outside the scope of Disability Services.


CU Boulder to revamp doctoral studies in the literatures

Nov. 8, 2016

In an effort to recruit the most talented students, the University of Colorado Boulder will fundamentally restructure the support for doctoral studies in its six literature Ph.D programs with the new Consortium of Doctoral Studies in Literatures and Cultures.


Can small cultures thrive in a globalized society?

Nov. 8, 2016

How small cultures and small communities survive in an increasingly globalized world is the focus of the next Social Sciences Today Forum at the University of Colorado Boulder.


$1.1 million grant funds CU Boulder research into next-generation vaccines

Nov. 7, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $1.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop next-generation vaccines that require no refrigeration and defend against infectious diseases with just one shot.

Black hole

Galactic close encounter leaves behind 'nearly naked' supermassive black hole

Nov. 7, 2016

A team of astronomers, including one from CU Boulder, used the super-sharp radio vision of the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) to find the shredded remains of a galaxy that passed through a larger galaxy, leaving only the smaller galaxy's nearly-naked supermassive black hole to emerge and speed away at more than 2,000 miles per second.


Up for discussion: Obama's foreign policy doctrine flouts precedent

Nov. 2, 2016

Robert G. Kaufman argues President Obama’s “dangerous doctrine” has compromised the muscular internationalism that defined U.S. national security policy after World War II. Kaufman is a finalist for CU Boulder’s fifth Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy.


New research lab to keep tabs on Colorado's political pulse

Nov. 2, 2016

The newly created American Politics Research Lab, housed in the Department of Political Science, has released its first pre-election study of Coloradans.


Novel about 19-century Nebraska feted at CU library

Nov. 1, 2016

Ronald J. Stewart, author of Then Comes a Wind, will discuss his book, a story about a family’s struggle to homestead in 1900s Nebraska during this year’s Fall Treasures event on campus.