Flooded Highway 34

Project aims to help students harness data for the greater good

Oct. 10, 2022

CU Next Award grant will fund initiatives to teach CU Boulder students to use data to address pressing issues related to climate change in Colorado.

A woman presenting a mural as part of the UN's 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence in 2017

New seminar series explores the nexus of art and activism

Sept. 12, 2022

Activism and Engaged Humanities Event Series will last throughout the year, with the first presentation on Sept. 21.

Digital humanities icons and binary numbers

Grant to develop humanities, data-science courses

April 13, 2022

Interdisciplinary, cross-college team at CU Boulder wins National Endowment for the Humanities Award.

typeset poem

Students make rhyme and reason of the Periodic Table

Nov. 27, 2018

Danny Long’s students are getting a hands-on lesson in attention to detail as they compose, typeset and hand-print 118 poems for the elements of the Periodic Table.


New interdisciplinary writing certificate launches this fall

Oct. 16, 2018

CU Boulder students from across disciplines on campus can hone their writing skills—something most employers have been calling for in recent years—through the newly launched Interdisciplinary Certificate in Writing.

Locally grown food

Thinking globally, eating locally

Dec. 2, 2016

For decades in the post-World War II era, it’s fair to say that the diet of most Americans became less and less local. With innovations ranging from the interstate highway system to affordable home refrigeration and freezing systems, it simply became easier to eat food that came from a state — or even a country — far, far away.

Bear with book

Kids weave tales of snakes and eagles and bears

April 20, 2016

Two first graders walk into a class. They open a science book they wrote together. They read it aloud to college students, who clap and ask questions. This is no joke. It’s a joint effort of a science-writing class at CU-Boulder and a first-grade class at Bear Creek Elementary School.