Wood Apollonian circle packing puzzle

CU students follow their noses, disprove math conjecture

Nov. 30, 2023

Summer Haag and Clyde Kertzer made major news in the math world while working on a summer research project.

Protesters at Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings

Not just angry, but motivated and voting

Nov. 29, 2023

In new publication, CU Boulder PhD graduate Kimberly Killen highlights how ‘angry feminist claims’ have the power to inform and mobilize.


Rosy paintbrush hybridizes, producing a range of bright colors

Nov. 28, 2023

The stunning flower, seen in Colorado’s high country, might be a distinct species or not; regardless, this is science at work.

Painting of Hector and Paris from The Iliad

The Iliad’s ‘alien familiarity’ gets a makeover

Nov. 28, 2023

In a critically acclaimed new translation of The Iliad, CU Boulder classics Professor Laurialan Reitzammer sees the enduring relevance of Homer.

Loch Ness monster illustration

The Loch Ness monster: myth or reality?

Nov. 27, 2023

Marking the 90th anniversary this month of the first 'photograph' of the Loch Ness monster, CU Boulder scholar muses on what qualifies as ‘truth’ and ‘fiction’ and the overlap of conspiracy theories and myths.

Early 20th century picket line

Employer-labor relations in the balance

Nov. 16, 2023

CU Boulder professor’s recent book highlights how employers organized to fight labor before the New Deal.

Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin and Donna Summer

Soul sisters, funksters and Afro-disco divas: the heroes of an unsung movement

Nov. 15, 2023

In his new book lecture Tuesday, CU Boulder researcher Reiland Rabaka focuses on the relationship between the Black Women’s Liberation Movement and its music, heralding pioneers like Aretha Franklin.

Black and white photo of moon craters

Searching shadowed lunar landscapes for water

Nov. 15, 2023

Scientists suspect there’s ice hiding on the Moon, and a host of missions from the U.S. and beyond are searching for it.

Collage of horror movie posters

Alone in the woods … but not screaming for help

Nov. 15, 2023

CU Boulder sociology instructor Laura Patterson details how feminism is influencing female roles in horror films, expanding them far beyond the ‘damsel in distress’ trope.

People doing yoga

Want to benefit from yoga? Stick with it

Nov. 14, 2023

CU Boulder research associate Charleen Gust demonstrates that the physical and psychological benefits of yoga last longer with consistent practice.