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Seventeen students are named 2021 Van Ek Scholars

May 12, 2021

This year’s recipients of the notable College of Arts and Sciences’ award are especially distinct, the chair of the award committee notes Seventeen exceptional undergraduates are this year’s recipients of the Jacob Van Ek scholarship, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ highest honors. The award recognizes faculty-nominated students...

9/11 Memorial & Museum, Greenwich Street, New York, NY, USA

Disaster expert nominated to nation’s building safety board

April 30, 2021

Lori Peek, a CU Boulder sociologist, was recently nominated by President Joe Biden to the National Institute of Building Sciences board.

Map the system

Tamanna Talwar wins Map the System competition

April 21, 2021

CU Boulder biochemistry student explored the barriers to early diagnosis and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Michael Radelet

Is the end of the death penalty in sight?

April 8, 2021

On the eve of his retirement, sociology Professor Michael Radelet says ‘yes’.

A COVID19 memorial on the national mall

Dennis Mileti, expert on disaster communication, dies at 75

Feb. 19, 2021

Former director of CU Boulder’s Natural Hazards Center was two days away from receiving first vaccine for COVID-19.

Microbiome

Microbiome may unlock the secrets of aging

Feb. 10, 2021

CU Boulder-led research seeks to understand the connection between microbiome and aging.

Detail of Toe Tag Wall (Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College)

Exhibition highlights death in the desert

Feb. 4, 2021

CU Boulder researchers hosting workshops to create map of lives lost on U.S. border

The border

Doctoral student documents border cities ‘torn apart’

Jan. 29, 2021

On the U.S.-Mexican border, Bertha Bermúdez Tapia shines a light on the effects of COVID-19 and restrictive immigration policies.

Prison walls

Sociologist’s probe of prison gangs wins top award

Jan. 6, 2021

CU Boulder’s David Pyrooz and Arizona State University colleague win the outstanding book award from Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Disaster photo

For many families, the first disaster can be far from the last

Sept. 16, 2020

"In this era of climate change and weather extremes, these families are harbingers of what is to come."

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