Hands behind a barbed wire fence

Wealthy democracies have looser immigration policies, researchers find

Dec. 14, 2022

Political scientist Adrian Shin and UCLA colleague find that rising levels of inequality have opposite effects on immigration policies in wealthy vs. developing economies.

Karen rain collection

CU Boulder ecologist recognized for innovative work

Dec. 13, 2022

The Ecological Society of America has honored Karen Bailey for her work as an interdisciplinary ecologist.

aspen

Mysterious lumps and swollen bands on aspen

Dec. 9, 2022

One puzzle leads to another question, as yet unanswered, about the cause.

Dancers on stage

Dancers move for social change

Dec. 9, 2022

CU Boulder, Old Dominion dance professors to discuss dance’s role in social change on Dec. 15.

T.D.A. Cockerell side profile

Undergrad uncovers evidence suggesting that CU pioneer favored eugenics

Dec. 7, 2022

CU Boulder undergraduate finds documents indicating eugenics sympathy by museum founder T.D.A. Cockerell.

Fizzy soda with straw in a glass

Economist finds sweet success with soda taxes

Dec. 6, 2022

CU Boulder researcher finds soda taxes aren’t as regressive as previously feared and do decrease body mass index among non-white youth.

Women holding signs in Iran

What Iranian protests mean in the fight for global women’s bodily autonomy

Dec. 2, 2022

Protests in Iran have sent shockwaves through the country as thousands across the globe have joined in solidarity. Marie Ranjbar explains the history of women-led protests in Iran, what's different this time and what the global community can do to support women's bodily autonomy there.

Floods that cuts the Raya Bintara Rd. on 1st January, 2020

Human-caused global warming, natural climate variability in vicious cycle

Dec. 2, 2022

Scientists show how the two factors combined to cause extreme ocean events in Indonesia.

A man getting his eyes checked for a concussion

Physicians to correct misconceptions about concussions

Dec. 1, 2022

Let’s CU Well presentation on Dec. 14 by CU Medical Services doctors to talk about causes of concussions, diagnosis and treatments.

Someone holding their hand to a cow

Ethicist zeros in on ‘the hard problems of animal rights’

Nov. 29, 2022

Philosopher examines when it is—and isn’t—okay to hurt animals if it means helping other animals in need.

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