Illustration of people learning English.

Linguist to help guide global English language learning body

May 10, 2022

CU Boulder’s Rai Farrelly hopes to use the board of directors position for TESOL International Organization to make English a more all-encompassing, all-inclusive language

Qing Yang use the saliva test he developed in a lab

As pandemic spread, ‘I couldn’t just sit around’

May 4, 2022

After getting stuck in China, graduating PhD student pivoted research to help test for the COVID-19 virus without nasal swab.

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Celebrated poet, prof emerita to win honorary degree

April 29, 2022

CU Boulder professor emerita and poet Linda Hogan will be given an honorary Doctor of Letters for her record of achievement, commitment and compassion.

A nearby, young megamaser as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope

Discovery of cosmic ‘spotlight’ could reveal clues about evolution of galaxies

April 28, 2022

Astrophysicists have discovered a 5.4 billion-year-old megamaser—a beam of laser-like light that emerged when two galaxies crashed into each other

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Packrats build time capsules inside canyon walls

April 26, 2022

Although sandstone walls might look solid, they can be riddled with their residents’ long-lasting residue.

Christine Jorgensen

Gender and sexuality studies professor wins fellowship at National Humanities Center

April 25, 2022

Emmanuel David will use the fellowship to explore a little-known performance tour of Christine Jorgensen, a pioneer of the transgender movement, across Asia and the Pacific in the 1960s.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, accompanied by Patriarch of Russia Kirill and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (in background), at a monastery outside Moscow in 2017.

Russian church leader puts the blame of invasion on those who flout ‘God’s law,’ but taking biblical law out of its historical context doesn’t work

April 22, 2022

Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, preached a sermon on March 6, 2022, in which he suggested the violation of “ God’s law ” provided divine license for the war against Ukraine. In particular, Kirill pointed to Ukrainian acceptance of gay rights and the promotion of gay...

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Life scientist wins first Cogswell Award for Inspirational Instruction

April 15, 2022

Pamela Harvey, teaching associate professor, recognized for the passion and effectiveness of her teaching.

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CU Boulder artist wins national award for art about climate change

April 14, 2022

Amy Hoagland received the top award from new program that recognizes emerging craft artists who advance sustainability through their art

Installing solar panels

Report highlights affordable, available ways to mitigate climate change now

April 7, 2022

A new assessment from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change brings a dire warning, but also good news

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