Jerusalem

New professor of Israel/Palestine studies to begin teaching

Dec. 13, 2018

The fraught relationship between Israel and Palestine will get a dispassionate academic analysis on the subject beginning this spring at CU Boulder.

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There’s an art to helping students become citizens of the world

Nov. 28, 2018

First-Year Seminar taught by art professors aims to help students broaden their horizons even beyond the realm of art,

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CU Boulder pollster emphasizes need for rigor in political surveys

Nov. 28, 2018

Through creating a class centered around surveys from CU’s American Politics Research Lab, grad student teaches his students not only to think critically about politics and survey design, but also how to analyze the data of a large-scale poll.

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Students make rhyme and reason of the Periodic Table

Nov. 27, 2018

Danny Long’s students are getting a hands-on lesson in attention to detail as they compose, typeset and hand-print 118 poems for the elements of the Periodic Table.

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New CU Boulder philosophy course tackles sports

Nov. 26, 2018

Alex Wolf-Root, a former collegiate track athlete pursuing a PhD in philosophy at CU Boulder, first got the idea to create a course melding philosophy and sports following a conversation about “Deflategate.”

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Kubi, a helpful robot, lets students take classes remotely

Oct. 26, 2018

There is a new way to be virtually active in the classroom, and it’s via a robot named Kubi, an innovation of the Office of Information and Technology at CU Boulder.

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‘What does this art mean?’ students muse. You tell me, prof replies

Sept. 28, 2018

CU Boulder art history students deepen learning through ‘object-based learning.’

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Prof transforms political science class into a game

Aug. 13, 2018

The heckling is real, the riots just acknowledged, and they are part of an innovative teaching method called Reacting to the Past, which aims to help students learn by prompting them to assume historical roles.

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By showing what they’ve learned, students learn even more

July 19, 2018

One way to learn something well is to show others what you’ve learned—in this case, with an outreach project—according to June Gruber’s students in a recent University of Colorado Boulder psychology course.

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Task force to examine role, workload of A&S instructors

June 22, 2018

In the past five decades, the teaching load at CU Boulder has been increasingly borne by instructors instead of tenured or tenure-track faculty, and the College of Arts and Sciences has formed a task force to recommend best practices.

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