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Graduate completes triple major while leading student government

May 3, 2022

Kavya Kannan graduates with a BA in political science summa cum laude and with majors in economics and international affairs; she is the A&S outstanding graduate for spring 2022.

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Seventeen students are named 2022 Van Ek Scholars

April 28, 2022

The award, considered one of the College of Arts and Sciences' highest honors, is given to students for academic achievement and service

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With 20k award, undergrad advances inclusion in sports

Dec. 1, 2021

CU Boulder undergraduate creates scholarship to elevate LGBTQ+ inclusion in sport.

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Researchers find evidence linking democracy, decentralization and social cooperation

Nov. 8, 2021

Democratic reforms through decentralization could significantly help struggling nations better respond to their local populations and increase cooperation among government officials, they conclude

Members of the 117th Congress of the United States are sworn in at the Capitol in January 2021.

Women politicians drive spending on education and health care—to a point

Oct. 28, 2021

As women gain more power in national legislatures around the world, they may drive major changes in how their countries spend money. But the relationship is complicated, researchers say.

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State political maps are being redrawn with help of expert alumna

July 22, 2021

JulieMarie Shepherd Macklin, who holds a PhD from and teaches at CU Boulder, is helping Colorado redraw its political boundaries in a more equitable and democratic fashion.

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Seventeen students are named 2021 Van Ek Scholars

May 12, 2021

This year’s recipients of the notable College of Arts and Sciences’ award are especially distinct, the chair of the award committee notes Seventeen exceptional undergraduates are this year’s recipients of the Jacob Van Ek scholarship, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ highest honors. The award recognizes faculty-nominated students...

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A billion tweets suggest Trump rhetoric didn’t boost Twitter hate

March 22, 2021

CU Boulder political scientist says study underscores the importance of analyzing big datasets to test conventional wisdom.

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Tragedy fails to keep student from finishing strong

Dec. 4, 2020

Alana Horwitz, the college’s fall 2020 outstanding graduate, says she has her late father to thank for her success.

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Unselfish leadership key to tackling creeping environmental problems

Oct. 15, 2020

Voluntary leaders show a way out of the policy paradox surrounding issues like climate change, new CU Boulder study finds.

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