Maria Kuntz

Editor’s Note: Fall 2021

Nov. 5, 2021

Coloradan editor discusses student resiliency.

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Student Turns Her Apartment Into Pandemic-Themed Art

Nov. 5, 2021

When COVID hit, Taylor Passios (MediaPro’21) watched the world fall into the same pattern she lives in as a hypochondriac: Feel something, Google it, panic — repeat.

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Chancellor DiStefano on the Student Pandemic Response

Nov. 5, 2021

Changes caused rapid adaptation, strength and new ideas.

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Mutation-Mapping Tool Could Yield Stronger COVID Boosters and Universal Vaccines

Nov. 5, 2021

CU Boulder researchers have genetically modified yeast to express the viral spike proteins found on the COVID-19-causing virus, SARS-CoV-2.

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Resilience Realized

Nov. 5, 2021

During the pandemic, CU Boulder students had to seek strength within themselves. Oftentimes they helped one another find it.

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Editor’s Note: Summer 2021

July 2, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic illuminated social inequities as the ubiquity of cellphones and digital media focused attention on interrelated issues including racial injustice, gender, voting rights, gun violence and access to health care and education.

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CU's Austin C. Okigbo Studies Music from Past Pandemics

July 2, 2021

Austin C. Okigbo, associate professor in the College of Music and affiliate faculty in Ethnic Studies and Global Health, studies the intersection of music and public health.

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The Shecession: How the Pandemic Is Impacting Women’s Careers

July 2, 2021

What the pandemic revealed about gender inequalities — and what needs to change.

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Inside CU's African Dance Class During the Pandemic

July 2, 2021

Nii Armah Sowah’s dance class allows socially-starved students to regain community.

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How to Cope in a Pandemic

March 18, 2021

CU psychology professors share tools to improve mental health amid COVID-19. As the world plunged into the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, Sona Dimidjian knew a parallel and more silent crisis was brewing in mental health. Dimidjian, a CU Boulder psychology professor, immediately saw a trifecta of trouble: COVID-19 disrupted...

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