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The Colorado Lullaby Project Bridges Mental Health and Parenting

July 2, 2021

CU project pairs student musicians with new parents to create custom songs for their babies.

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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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Campus News Briefs Summer 2021

July 2, 2021

Research and news from CU Boulder.

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Everything You Need to Know About CU’s Involvement in the Emirates Mars Mission

March 31, 2021

As scientists from both the MBRSC and LASP continue to work together and collect data from the Emirates Mars Mission, here’s a look at CU’s involvement in the collaborative, community-building nature of the UAE-led project.

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Aerosol Superstar

March 18, 2021

Shelly Miller solves problems she cares about. As a CU Boulder mechanical engineering professor, her expertise on aerosols, indoor air pollution and urban air quality catapulted her to a global spotlight in 2020, giving her the chance to make huge world changes, fast. She discusses her work, the pandemic and what it’s like being suddenly in high demand.

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Are Our Kids Tech Obsessed?

March 18, 2021

CU research finds technology use in children and teens may not be as dire as many assume. Kids growing up in the mobile internet era have heard it all, often uttered by well-meaning parents fearing too much screen time could spur lasting problems. But a series of studies by CU Boulder sociology professor Stefanie Mollborn suggests such fears may be overblown.

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A Campus Commitment to Impacting Climate Change

March 18, 2021

An essay by CU Boulder Chancellor Philip P. Distefano. One of the core missions of our university is to positively impact humanity, and humanity faces the existential crisis of a warming planet caused by human beings.

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Former CU Postdoc Wins 2020 Nobel Prize

March 18, 2021

Jennifer Doudna smashes the glass ceiling with her historic recognition in chemistry. Doudna, a former CU Boulder postdoc, won the prize for co-development of the genome editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 with French microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier — the first time a science Nobel had been won by two women together.

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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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A Walk in Two Worlds

March 18, 2021

American Indians and archaeologists have had a long and often fractious history. Carlton Shield Chief Gover is trying to change that.

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