heather

Women who feel dissimilar to philosophers tend to leave the field, study finds

Dec. 3, 2017

CU scholar's research found that the participation rate of women in philosophy was indeed affected by students feeling dissimilar to professional philosophers, perhaps even their instructors.

collaborate

Collaborative effort aims to bolster artists, scholars

Dec. 1, 2017

David Shneer is hoping to arrange a half-dozen hookups on the University of Colorado Boulder campus next year — in a way that’s never been done before. The goal is to boost scholars’ creativity and to boost artists’ depth.

mead

Both sides misunderstand Margaret Mead, prof contends

Dec. 1, 2017

Both Mead’s conservative critics—some of whom went so far as to claim she “caused” the moral degradation of America—and liberal supporters—who tend to see Mead as a feminist icon—have misunderstood her views on these issues, finds Paul Shankman.

Kaia

Standing up to madness, for decades

Nov. 30, 2017

For more than three decades, a mentally ill man has single-mindedly harassed, threatened and terrorized Kaia Anderson and her family. Her case helped strengthen Colorado's stalking law. Now she's telling her full story.

Dusinberre

Cogswell award to recognize inspiration in CU classrooms

Nov. 30, 2017

The award will be available to anyone who teaches at the university, whether a full professor, a student teacher, a graduate assistant or an adjunct professor.

zindell

Author refuses to ‘dumb down’ the story

Nov. 30, 2017

David Zindell (Math ‘84) has joined an increasing number of successful authors in stepping away from traditional publishing — no more contracts, no more agents, no more writing to the dictates of someone else’s bottom line. Today, he's writing for the "pure joy of writing — the best motive of all for writing.”

ciplet

Global climate-change pacts moving toward market-based approaches, scholar finds

Nov. 29, 2017

The U.S. decision to leave the Paris climate agreement provided some interesting data for scholars who study trends in the negotiations. One of those researchers is David Ciplet, an assistant professor at CU Boulder who recently returned from the climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany

lynchings

Scholar probes lynching of Mexicans in early 20th-century Texas

Nov. 29, 2017

Bands of Texans, some operating under the auspices of the legal system, engaged in mob violence against scores of Mexicans during the early 20th century, and these killings were not originally recognized as lynchings, according to research published in a book by a CU Boulder instructor.

nostalgia

Is America heading back to the ‘50s?

Nov. 29, 2017

Professors of anthropology and linguistics argue that as both candidate and president, the president has tapped into what they call “nostalgic racism”—nostalgia for the pre-civil-rights, industrial-welfare-state America of the 1950s.

Dean

Good, and more, advice for students

Nov. 29, 2017

From the interim dean: We are improving academic advising by stabilizing a budget structure that has historically restricted the organization’s options, and by adding additional advising staff in the coming year to make it easier for every student to see an advisor.

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