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Scholarship, torn ACLs boost student’s resolve to be a physician’s assistant

Sept. 13, 2021

Kaiulani Pellerin is the first recipient of the John and Ann Harsh Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship

Side by Side was created by Beth Osnes, associate professor in theatre, and Rebecca Safran, associate professor in ecology and evolutionary biology, for underserved female-identifying or nonbinary students. Osnes and Safran hope that educating and empowering these students in STEM fields and in the arts will diversify approaches, perspectives and solutions to environmental challenges.

Teen birdwatchers turn research into performance art

Aug. 3, 2021

The Side by Side project teaches high school students about local birds’ ecosystems through performative arts and scientific observation.

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‘Flying boats’ captivate alum, who celebrates them on film

July 23, 2021

This legendary plane was used by the Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard on search and rescue missions.

Tibet China

With new scholar, center's ready to launch Tibetan and Himalayan certificate

June 24, 2021

With the help of a new scholar, the Center for Asian Studies aims to launch a program that looks to educate students about this politically fraught region.

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Graduate dives deep for water conservation awareness

June 23, 2021

Students go to great lengths to create their honor’s theses. Rae Lewark, a May graduate with a major in environmental studies and a dance minor, went to the depths for hers.

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Alum teaches young workers how to lead—and belay

June 18, 2021

Michael Kester had sketched out a career in public service or public office, but the study of philosophy and leadership broadened his horizons.


Evolutionary biologist awarded prestigious naturalist medal

May 24, 2021

The Linnean Society of London recognizes CU Boulder researcher for excellent research in the natural sciences.

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Students transform pandemic chaos into a performance

May 13, 2021

CU Boulder class wanted to depict the feeling of a cacophony of chaos, echoing their feelings from this past year.

Jarasun Yaqra’li-l-Mawt (Death Knell), 2010. Same Alshaibi.

Award-winning artist reframes war’s aftermath

May 10, 2021

CU Boulder alumna, Iraqi war refugee and artist Sama Alshaibi is one of the newest recipients of the prestigious Guggenheim fellowship.

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Outstanding grad seeks common ground on climate and elsewhere

April 30, 2021

Renae Marshall, the College of Arts and Sciences’ Outstanding Graduate for spring 2021, produced an ‘impressive’ thesis examining the fate of more than 700 decarbonization bills in the past five years.