painting of animals at a pond

At 91, once-skeptical art prof still paints in vibrant strokes

June 5, 2019

Thirty years after retirement, Frank Sampson is steadily creating work in his studio behind his home in Boulder; creating art is not just something he does—it’s part of his spiritual makeup.

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Large Boulders help shape huge canyons, researchers find

June 4, 2019

CU Boulder geology grad students show how boulders influence canyon formation.

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As artist's skin turns white, her art ruminates on the meaning

June 3, 2019

CU Boulder student Jasmine Colgan’s body, life and art defy American migration narratives.

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HOV lanes reduce traffic and cut costs, right? Not always, economists find

May 23, 2019

HOV can cause unintended consequences—like drawing more drivers away from alternative transit and to roads that drivers perceive to be less congested.

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Why are more students doubling up on majors and adding minors?

May 8, 2019

We asked nine CU Boulder students that question; they said they were following their hearts, planning carefully for their careers, or both.

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Humor is no joke in tough times and places

April 25, 2019

CU Boulder geographer gathered evidence from war-torn (and joke-riddled) Afghanistan.

Photograph from the musical, Hair

'Let the Sunshine in' to celebrate life of musical creator of 'Hair'

April 12, 2019

‘Let the Sunshine in’ will be in Boulder April 19th and 20th at the Dairy Arts Center When Galt MacDermot passed in December, he left behind a legacy of kindness, joy and rock-and-roll—all of which inspired Tamara Meneghini and Eric Svejcar to give him a proper send-off. That tribute performance,...

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Correcting the record on Mediterranean history

April 11, 2019

Europe is often thought of as a center of cultural and technological advancement. Brian Catlos would tell you that such important advancements actually began centuries ago in the Mediterranean with Islamic culture.

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Student uses the stage, journalism to shine a light on veterans

April 3, 2019

The culmination of his work is How to Leave a Battlefield, a stage play the student wrote using transcripts from some of the recorded interviews in the hopes of shining a light on soldiers transitioning to civilian life.

Still from Like a Cat on a Highway

Nation’s largest Italian Film Festival returns to Boulder

April 3, 2019

Italian Film Festival USA Boulder to present six critically acclaimed Italian films in April

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