Inside of a nuclear fusion reactor

CU Boulder joins national effort to advance nuclear fusion research

Oct. 19, 2022

As part of $15 million DOE project, applied mathematicians aim to employ new, novel methods to improve physics models needed to better understand and sustain fusion.

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A&S Buff Talks to focus on birds, our past selves and the heart

Oct. 14, 2022

This Homecoming series featuring experts from theatre and dance, psychology and wellness will take place on Friday, Oct. 28.

Simchat Torah celebrations in Netanya, Israel, in 2013.

Simchat Torah: A Jewish holiday of reading, renewal and resilience

Oct. 14, 2022

Simchat Torah is about more than beginning to read the Torah all over again. It’s about the need to reexamine what we think we know, over and over again.

Cassandra Brooks speaking at the Futures Congress in Santiago, Chile, in 2019. “I never dreamed I’d give such a talk!” Brooks says. Photo courtesy of Cassandra Brooks.

Scientist who ‘always undercut’ herself now wins high praise, awards

Oct. 13, 2022

Cassandra Brooks of environmental studies at CU Boulder is being honored by the Explorers Club and the Society of Women Geographers.

Dioramas for Tanjong Rimau (2022)

AAUW awards grants, fellowships to four CU Boulder scholars

Oct. 12, 2022

The funding will allow the scholars to pursue projects related to artists documenting ecological devastation in Southeast Asia and geopolitics in Iran, as well as for career development.

Illustration of two heads talking

New grant provides clinical services to adults with neurogenic communication disorders

Oct. 11, 2022

CU Boulder’s Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic receives grant from the NextFifty Initiative to expand clinical and therapy services along the northern Front Range.

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.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, center, stands with troops from his country in summer 2022.

How strong is Putin’s grip on power? Political scientist weighs in

Oct. 7, 2022

Amid surprising losses in Ukraine, “Putin appears to be determined to take down as many people with him as he can,” says CU Boulder’s Sarah Wilson Sokhey.

Trump on a stage in Texas

Fifteen scholars weigh Trump 'corruption'

Oct. 6, 2022

Essay collection edited by CU Boulder anthropologists explores expanded notions of corruption in the Trump era.

NIH HRHR Recipients (Lisa Hiura, Sara Sawyer, Aaron Whiteley)

Three scientists win support for high-risk, high-reward research

Oct. 4, 2022

National Institutes of Health funds CU Boulder researchers’ work on mental illnesses, HIV vaccines and improved cancer treatments.

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