cell phone

CU Boulder grad licks problem of slippery cell phones

June 14, 2019

Her invention and new company, CatTongue Grips, was born because no other product offered grippiness without scratching

Markos

Lawyer, political science grad leaps into kelp farming

May 8, 2019

‘Kelp is the future of feeding the world,’ says Markos Scheer, as he launches what he believes will be the largest U.S. kelp farm.

accountability

Research asks: Do voters hold elected officials accountable?

April 25, 2019

Answer, not so much, according to a trio of researchers including CU Boulder political scientist.

Women

When more women are decision-makers, the environment wins

March 21, 2019

When more women are involved in group decisions about land management, the group conserves more – particularly when offered financial incentives to do so, new research suggests.

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.

sarah sokhey

Cracking the nest egg: when governments mess with pensions

Feb. 16, 2019

In studying countries that privatized their social-security programs, Sarah Wilson Sokhey discovered that many post-communist countries ended up reversing their policy changes for short-term political or financial reasons.

serene

As she blazes trails, Rhodes Scholar leads and inspires

Dec. 4, 2018

Serene Singh aspires to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, and she has a resume, mind and heart that could drive her there.

yes-no

CU Boulder pollster emphasizes need for rigor in political surveys

Nov. 28, 2018

Through creating a class centered around surveys from CU’s American Politics Research Lab, grad student teaches his students not only to think critically about politics and survey design, but also how to analyze the data of a large-scale poll.

Singh

CU’s first female Rhodes Scholar took the road less traveled

Nov. 27, 2018

Following her passion rather than advice to major in a STEM field was key to finding a ‘sweet spot of success’ in political science and journalism for Serene Singh.

Howison

Unveiling success one dress at a time

Sept. 5, 2018

Politics doesn’t necessarily draw a lot of pink-bow types, but Jillian Howison (PolSci’10), an unabashed “girly girl,” was mesmerized by a "West Wing" character.

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