"Hecuba's Grief"

Writing a new chapter on a very old play

Sept. 12, 2023

CU Boulder associate professor Tamara Meneghini, a contributor for new textbook on acting, explains why you might give Greek tragedies a second look.

ice on the sea

Geography student wins geospatial intelligence scholarship

Sept. 7, 2023

Christopher Picard of CU Boulder is one of 21 students nationwide to win support from United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation.

Colorado mountains

What does carbon offset actually mean for U.S. forests?

Sept. 6, 2023

CU Boulder study shows that 96% of all carbon offset credits from U.S. forestry projects were issued for improved forest management practices, not tree planting or forest protection.

AI-generated bacteria image

Small but not simple, bacteria compute without thinking

Sept. 1, 2023

New CU Boulder research shows that bacteria harness physical laws to operate at the edge of chaos and use calcium to independently diversify and find a place to settle down.

View of Earth taken by NASA Voyager

Pale Blue Dot or bust?

Aug. 30, 2023

Rather than embracing escapist fantasies of colonizing space, humankind needs to commit itself to saving the planet, expert says.

colorful illustration of DNA strands

Genetic ‘freeloaders’ may play key role in immune system

Aug. 29, 2023

CU Boulder researcher Edward Chuong recently received an international award for his lab’s work studying transposons in the human genome.

Amelia Dall signing brushing in ASL

Museum creates science teaching tools for deaf students

Aug. 24, 2023

CU Museum of Natural History launches pilot for science-education tools using American Sign Language

Group photo with bird costume

NSF grants CU Boulder nearly $2 million for climate communication by and for kids

Aug. 24, 2023

The award will fund small exhibits created by high school students that will tour museums and birding festivals throughout the Americas, raising awareness about climate change and promoting STEM diversity.

highlighted word: Racism

‘Calling in,’ not calling out, the racism of those who love you

Aug. 22, 2023

In her recently published book, Samira Mehta offers insight into a lesser-known, but nevertheless hurtful, type of racism.

Songbird researcher

Building a nest in The Giving Tree

Aug. 16, 2023

New CU Boulder research shows that even with increased physical costs, female barn swallows prioritize the needs of their offspring over their own health.