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Personal experience fuels PhD student’s research on disaster recovery

June 30, 2021

Sociology graduate student has won a grant from the American Sociological Association for her work with housing recovery among Houston-area immigrants.

Maasai tribe, anthropology

‘Wrong number? Let’s chat’ Maasai herders in East Africa use misdials to make connections

June 28, 2021

CU Boulder research suggests how Maasai in Tanzania use their phones shows us how technology, error and openess can bring diverse people together.

Tibet China

With new scholar, center's ready to launch Tibetan and Himalayan certificate

June 24, 2021

With the help of a new scholar, the Center for Asian Studies aims to launch a program that looks to educate students about this politically fraught region.

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CU Boulder linguist to join English-teaching effort in South Korea

June 23, 2021

Senior Instructor Raichle Farrelly selected by U.S. Department of State for English Language Specialist Project.

Sudings group on Niwot ridge

Longer growing season could transform the tundra

June 11, 2021

Warming temperatures are causing plants across alpine and arctic environments to stay green longer and reproduce earlier, scientists find.

A man with a prosthetic arm

Faculty member wins Career Enhancement Fellowship

June 9, 2021

Maisam Alomar, assistant professor of women and gender studies, wins support to study race and gender inequality in medical rehabilitation.

Antiracism course

Team’s anti-racism course allows thousands to ‘engage with their identity’

June 8, 2021

Anti-racism I and II are available free of charge to any CU Boulder student or employee through Coursera.

Satellites can quickly detect and monitor wildfires from space, like this 2017 fire that encroached on Ventura, California. NASA Earth Observatory/Joshua Stevens

Bringing tech innovation to wildfires: 4 recommendations for smarter firefighting as megafires menace the US

June 8, 2021

Record-breaking fires over the past decade suggest the western U.S. has entered a new era of megafires. Fire itself is not the problem – it has been characteristic of the North American West for millennia. The problem is when fires, fueled by dry and overgrown forests, grow into giant blazes...

Migrants hoping to reach the distant U.S. border walk along a highway in Guatemala in January 2021. AP Photo/Sandra Sebastian

As more climate migrants cross borders seeking refuge, laws will need to adapt

June 8, 2021

Climate change and other environmental stresses have increasingly become drivers of displacement, Climate change is upending people’s lives around the world, but when droughts, floods or sea level rise force them to leave their countries, people often find closed borders and little assistance. Part of the problem is that today’s...

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Researchers find optimal way to pay off student loans

June 4, 2021

CU Boulder mathematicians created a novel mathematical model and found that a mixture of repayment strategies might be best—depending on how much is borrowed and how much income the borrower has.

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