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Embracing Culture with After-School Mentoring Program

Nov. 7, 2022

CU Boulder student mentors and University Hill fifth graders embrace their family and community histories.

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Impacting CU’s Culture Through the Forever Buffs Network.

Nov. 7, 2022

Sima Bhowmik found connections at CU Boulder as an ambassador for the Forever Buffs Network.

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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.

Fill in the Black game

Fill in the Black

Jan. 4, 2021

Travel entrepreneur Funmi Oyatogun lives in Lagos, Nigeria. When COVID-19 put her travel business on hold in early 2020, she created “Fill in the Black,” a card game that focuses on Black histories, places, inventions, stories and cultures.

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Every Thread a Story: Traditional Chinese Artisans of Guizhou Province

Feb. 26, 2020

by Karen Elting Brock (Engl'86), Linda Ligon, Jun Wang (Thrumus Books, 2020; 160 pages) Buy the Book The book introduces more than a dozen contemporary artists from four ethnic groups working in the techniques of their ancestors, including indigo dyers, embroiderers of varying techniques, weavers, a metalsmith, and a paper...

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Life as a Chalk Artist

Oct. 1, 2019

Chris Carlson's art will rise up and grab you. Chalk it up to an open mind.

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In Those Dazzling Days of Elvis

The book tells a story of human anguish and betrayal, love and loss, recrimination and regret and shows how choices, once made, can change one’s life forever.

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New Multicultural Sorority Debuts

March 1, 2009

Representing Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, African American, Mexican American and Taiwanese backgrounds, CU’s newest multicultural sorority celebrated its chapter’s emergence on the Boulder campus last fall.