Alarm

‘Catching up’ on sleep on the weekend doesn’t work

Feb. 28, 2019

Think sleeping in on the weekend can repair the damage from a week of sleepless nights? Not so, according to new CU Boulder research.

Iphy

Integrative physiology to get new HQ, labs, student space

Feb. 28, 2019

The university has broken ground on a new home for the Department of Integrative Physiology. The building will be erected just north of Norlin Library and will function as a long-awaited hub for department activity.

Sandrock

Runner, scholar took time to find the ‘life you ought to live’

Feb. 27, 2019

Mike Sandrock earned degrees in biology and business at CU Boulder, but he’d chosen those fields for the wrong reasons, he says; taking another path helped him find meaning in art and life.

Ghadessi

Donors, scholarship recipients say awards benefit both parties

Feb. 27, 2019

‘Because of you, I’ve gotten the opportunity to really experiment and create freely,’ student tells benefactors.

joy

Battling anxiety through emotional flexibility

Feb. 25, 2019

CU psychology grad student aims to prevent and reduce anxiety in youth using mindfulness and value-based behavior.

workout

Novel 5-minute workout improves blood pressure, may boost your brain

Feb. 25, 2019

Could working out five minutes a day, without lifting a single weight or jogging a single step, reduce your heart attack risk, help you think more clearly and boost your sports performance?

Macbeth

The Bard in your backyard: Shakespeare covers Colorado

Feb. 20, 2019

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival plans to bring live Shakespeare to every county in the state by 2028, reaching an estimated 180,000 audience members.

tragedy

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.

Stock photograph of a doctor testing for a concussion

Traversing the frontiers of concussion treatment

Feb. 18, 2019

Concussion treatments still lag despite increased attention and concerns. Complementary or alternative medicine may be able to help, says CU Boulder neuroscientist

sarah sokhey

Cracking the nest egg: when governments mess with pensions

Feb. 16, 2019

In studying countries that privatized their social-security programs, Sarah Wilson Sokhey discovered that many post-communist countries ended up reversing their policy changes for short-term political or financial reasons.

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