immigrants

Music helped Swedish subculture become nationalist political movement

May 2, 2017

Benjamin Teitelbaum spent seven years researching the rise of the Sweden Democrats and the increased nationalism of the region. Teitelbaum is not a political scientist or geopolitical analyst. He is an ethnomusicologist.Read more »
primate

Primate extinction looms, but hope remains, scientist says

May 1, 2017

The first question in conservation is whether to focus on conserving species or habitat. Anthropologist Joanna Lambert has proposed conservation tactics that focus on particular primate species.Read more »
composite

This is not your junior-high geography

April 27, 2017

Encompassing South American wildfires, Arctic sea-ice retreat, post-Soviet politics, climate change in Tibet and GIS, CU Boulder geographers keep their fingers on the pulse of a changing world.Read more »
Graduation

As student-loan debt soars, endowments can help 

April 27, 2017

We are pleased to report recent successes in the College of Arts and Sciences with respect to visionary endowment gifts. Just in the last few years, significant endowment gifts for scholarships, endowed chairs and endowed professorships have enriched our college and accelerated increases in our academic quality.Read more »
Harrison

Sociology prof probes bureaucratic causes of environmental justice failures

April 25, 2017

With environmental justice programs showing minimal success in bringing equality to low-income communities, Jill Harrison is actively exploring bureaucratic causes, and she has won a fellowship from American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), which will support her work.Read more »
Lenger

Spelling-bee champ muses on luck and rockets

April 25, 2017

Ben Lenger is surprisingly nonchalant about winning the 2017 Barnes & Noble Regional Spelling Bee. But perhaps that’s no surprise. The seventh grader at Sunset Middle School in Longmont is an old hand at spelling bees, and has learned that anything can happen.Read more »
Selfie

Russian Jewish immigrants, from rescue to rejection

April 25, 2017

Russian Jewish American artists, scholars examine the immigrant experience at a time of increasing threat.Read more »
Reds

From Russia, with knowledge

April 25, 2017

CU Boulder political scientist Sarah Sokhey, who has watched evolution of Putin’s Russia up close, isn’t surprised by reports of election meddling and doesn’t see Russia as predestined to become less democratic.Read more »
Murnane

Striving to help women feel they belong in physics

April 25, 2017

By creating a sense of belonging for women in physics, the University of Colorado Boulder is helping female students succeed, experts in the field say.Read more »
Teaching

Educators to get their RAP on

April 24, 2017

For the first time next fall, CU Boulder will host a Residential Academic Program for students interested in not only learning how to learn, but learning how to teach, as well, as Sewall Hall will host the first RAP for would-be educators.Read more »

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