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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...

Welding in the Idea Forge

Inventor’s Paradise

June 1, 2015

At CU-Boulder’s Idea Forge, students imagine the future. Then they build it.

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Profile: Seana Steffen

Dec. 1, 2014

Seana Steffen (PhDSoc’02) is making the world a better place one business at a time.

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Bargaining Power

Sept. 1, 2014

CU-Boulder research finds that working women wield more influence at home.

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Chilling Out

June 1, 2013

Bike riding and thirst are inseparable partners, a fact that has put Judy Amabile where she is today — sitting atop a successful company and enjoying the spoils of the free enterprise system.

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Weighty Dreams

June 1, 2013

Did you know losing sleep leads to weight gain? Integrative physiology associate professor Kenneth Wright Jr.’s research reveals why.

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Out West: Gregory Hinton

June 1, 2013

When Gregory Hinton came out as gay in 1975, one of his friends, a theology student, threatened to drive him from Boulder with whips and chains. Thankfully, his most moving memory is of support from his family.

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A Dose of Genius

March 1, 2013

Professor Ding Xue and his team's discovery may lead to the development of medicine to treat the deadly hepatitis B virus that affects millions across the globe

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Shattering the Crystal Ball

Dec. 1, 2012

Two CU professors reveal the factors contributing to presidential wins since 1980.

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Found in Translation: Joel Bloom

June 1, 2012

Joel Bloom’s predicament was this: fresh out of college, degree in hand and a career path that was wide open.