Oud player

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.

poem

Fourth graders dig into pop music and poetry at CU Boulder

April 5, 2019

As they learn how writers revise their work and use literary devices, the students gear up for a school assembly led by an Australian rap star.

democracy

Doing Democracy Day brings government to students

March 12, 2019

Professors of political science and education have joined forces to help introduce students to the joy of local politics.

Maya

Were the ancient Maya space pilots? Not even close, prof says

March 6, 2019

‘Pseudo-archaeology’ is subject of anthropologist’s CU on the Weekend talk on March 16.

Macbeth

The Bard in your backyard: Shakespeare covers Colorado

Feb. 20, 2019

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival plans to bring live Shakespeare to every county in the state by 2028, reaching an estimated 180,000 audience members.

coders

Faculty team up to give kids computational competence

Jan. 20, 2019

The Communities Code initiative has garnered university outreach awards for the last four years, and its founders say the program boosts not only kids’ tech skills but also their self-esteem.

literacy

Literacy program helps teachers and students, prof says

Jan. 20, 2019

CU Boulder literacy practicum a boon to students and community members alike, director says.

voice

Theater student helps Egyptian women find and use a stronger voice

Dec. 3, 2018

Sarah Fahmy employs a novel strategy to encourage women to express themselves more fully; it combines methods developed by theater performers and by speech pathologists.

DMV

Erasing borders through art near Korea's demilitarized zone

June 14, 2018

As he’s done so many times before, George Rivera will pack up 117 pieces of art into a suitcase and board a plane heading to a place where rifles can seem more common than paintbrushes.

math

Scholar recognized for math-education excellence

April 27, 2018

Eric Stade is the newest recipient of the American Mathematical Society’s Award for Impact in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics.

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