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Grant-writing boot camp pays off for social sciences

June 11, 2019

Four workshop participants win big National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

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The tragedy of the ‘Tragedy of the Commons’

Feb. 19, 2019

On the 50th anniversary of Garrett Hardin’s influential essay, the director of the CU Population Center contends he missed the mark.

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$3M center to support rapid-response research of natural disasters

Jan. 4, 2019

The National Science Foundation has granted CU Boulder $3 million to develop a new center that will bring together social scientists, natural scientists and engineers to conduct rapid-response research of natural hazards.

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Five professors honored by peers for significant achievements

Sept. 18, 2018

Five professors in the College of Arts and Sciences have won the 2018 Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award.

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The paradox of 'suicide in happy places' seems not to exist

Aug. 18, 2018

A closer look at geographic data finds no correlation between generally happy locales and rates of suicide, according to research by CU Boulder and U of California Irvine.

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To confront wildfire risk, experts get social

April 9, 2018

A team of wildfire practitioners and researchers—including some from the University of Colorado Boulder—is working across Colorado to better understand the human role in local wildfire mitigation.

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CU Boulder launches certificate program in animals and society

March 9, 2018

CU Boulder has joined more than two dozen colleges and universities worldwide that offer majors, minors or certificate programs in animals and society, which is also known as animal studies.

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Without access to care, 'Hispanic health paradox' reverses

Feb. 22, 2018

Foreign-born less likely to receive treatment, manage conditions, CU Boulder researchers find

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'Afropuff Lederhosen' explores race in context of Germany

Feb. 13, 2018

Vanessa Roberts will perform her workshop and satirical lecture “Afropuff Lederhosen: Experience the Difference Humor Makes” on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 5-6:30 p.m., in the British & Irish Studies Room on the fifth floor of Norlin Library.

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Does a changing climate affect when healthy people migrate?

Feb. 8, 2018

A first look at the intersection of climate change and the relatively good health of new migrants—or “healthy migrant effect”— suggests that the changing climate might propel less-healthy people to migrate from Mexico to the United States.

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