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.

computer

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.