Someone playing Wordle with a dog on her lap

What the Wordle trend can teach us about language and technology

March 9, 2022

Computational linguist Alexis Palmer spoke with CU Boulder Today about the popular online word game, strategies to win and how Wordle offshoots could benefit lesser-known languages.

The Moon.

A rocket is going to crash into the Moon–the accidental experiment will shed light on the physics of impacts in space

March 3, 2022

Scientists will have a rare opportunity to study how natural collisions pummel and scour planetary surfaces.

Mayhoffer Farm

Students help preserve farm as a crucial urban buffer

March 2, 2022

As part of their capstone project for the Master’s of the Environment program, three graduate students worked with local community to create a plan for the Mayhoffer Farm’s ongoing success.

The first shot of the American Civil War was fired on April 12, 1861, in a bombardment of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor.

Historian harnesses the power of memory

Feb. 28, 2022

Lawrence-Sanders’ research looks at how Black memory exposes the ‘lost cause’ myth

Flowers and Kobe Bryant memorabilia are placed in front of Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA.

What do we owe the dead? Truth, philosopher says

Feb. 24, 2022

CU Boulder’s Iskra Fileva wins Public Philosophy Op-Ed Contest for 2020 essay about dustup surrounding Kobe Bryant’s death and life.

Shane the therapy dog.

Wanted: Dogs with arthritis to help test a novel pain therapy

Feb. 23, 2022

New study looks to second generation of novel gene therapy as a way to help dogs with joint pain.

Stock image of stacked rocks for meditation

Mindful Mood Balance helps major depression

Feb. 22, 2022

Self-guided, online Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy tool reduces depression symptoms, CU Boulder researchers find.

The Rim Fire in California

Hotter, Drier Nights Mean More Runaway Fires

Feb. 17, 2022

Nighttime fires have become more intense in recent decades, as hot, dry nights are more commonplace, according to a new CU Boulder-led study

Ooid Sand of Salt Lake, Utah

Sedimentologist wins prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship

Feb. 17, 2022

Lizzy Trower, who studies modern environments to better understand past environments, is the first from the earth sciences to be recognized

Putin and Biden headshots

As tensions in Ukraine increase, researcher worries for its people

Feb. 10, 2022

The risks of an armed conflict are growing in Eastern Europe as Russia, the United States and others engage in a tug of war over the future of Ukraine.

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