Comic strip

CU Boulder anthropologist wins support for Indigenous history comics

May 14, 2021

Museum Curator Jennifer Shannon garners fellowship to ‘deploy the humanities for the public good’.

Close up of DNA strands

Scientists construct first-ever synthetic DNA-like polymer

May 11, 2021

These synthesized helical covalent polymers represent a huge advance for this critical and understudied field, researchers say.

Osvaldo Villagrana, 24, an integrative physiology major at CU Boulder gets his first dose of the Moderna vaccine.

Still hesitant to get the shot? 7 COVID vaccine concerns addressed

May 10, 2021

Some worry that the science was rushed. Others question whether the benefits outweigh the risks. Here's what Teresa Foley, a teaching professor of distinction in integrative physiology, tells students, acquaintances and family who are hesitant.

National Academy of Sciences

Two CU Boulder profs elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 5, 2021

Geologist Robert S. Anderson and astrophysicist Fran Bagenal recognized for ‘distinguished and continuing achievements in original research’.

9/11 Memorial & Museum, Greenwich Street, New York, NY, USA

Disaster expert nominated to nation’s building safety board

April 30, 2021

Lori Peek, a CU Boulder sociologist, was recently nominated by President Joe Biden to the National Institute of Building Sciences board.

landscape cover of Claude McKays book.

Researchers unravel secrets of long-lost novel

April 27, 2021

CU Boulder journal English Language Notes helps unpack the mystery of Harlem Renaissance writer and poet Claude McKay’s novel, which was unknown for 87 years.

Map the system

Tamanna Talwar wins Map the System competition

April 21, 2021

CU Boulder biochemistry student explored the barriers to early diagnosis and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Police officer

Psychologists explore cops’ decision to shoot

April 19, 2021

CU Boulder researcher finds that practice reduces racial bias in a first-person shooter simulation—but the benefits only go so far.

Donna Mejia performing at Elevations Tribal Fusion Festival, 2014. Photo by Carrie Meyer

CU Boulder performer recognized as Legend of Dance

April 16, 2021

Dance Archive says Donna Mejia has helped to ‘centralize the vitality of embodied knowing within the classroom, on the stage, and across CU’s curricular imagining’.

Stand up for comedy

Comedians and students joke about climate change. Wait, what?

April 15, 2021

CU Boulder’s Stand Up for Climate Comedy Show will air on Earth Day, April 22.