Features

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Superfood

Will Americans eat insects? Dave Baugh and twin brother Lars are betting on it.Read more

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American Eclipse

CU astronomer Doug Duncan has some advice about this summer's total eclipse: Don't miss it.Read more

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Mysteries of the Teenage Brain

Teenagers and young adults think and act differently from grownups. CU scientist Marie Banich is helping us see why.Read more

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Enter the Biography

In Bruce Lee, CU's Daryl Maeda sees a symbol of the modern world — and the subject of his next book.Read more

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No Piano? No Problem

All you need are Kristof Klipfel's musical gloves.Read more

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The Risk of Being Undistinguished

Two CU Boulder scholars, one named Zax, find value in having a last name that starts near A.Read more

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Girl Power

For years, the Taliban banned music in Afghanistan. Now the country has its first all-female orchestra — and Allegra Boggess to thank.Read more

Departments

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Now – March 2017

Wildfires burned about 2 million acres in the United States in the early months of 2017.Read more

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Aerial Dancer

The Conference on World Affairs brought thousands of people to campus April 10-14 for nearly 200 talks, panels and performances, including an improv aerial dance featuring Lena Gutschank.Read more

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Inquiry – Lucy Sanders

Women represent more than half of all new U.S. college graduates but receive fewer than 20 percent of computer and information science degrees. Former Bell Labs executive Lucy Sanders is trying to fix that.Read more

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Wildfire's Human Touch

Wildfires can happen naturally — but in the U.S., humans start most of themRead more

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Summer of '67

The Summer of Love — 1967, in case you’ve forgotten, or weren’t born yet — happened on Hippie Standard Time (HST).Read more

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Superfast Marathon

CU Boulder scientists show the way to a sub-2-hour finishRead more

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Campus News Briefs – Summer 2017

Heartbreak placebos, prison gangs, New Venture Challenge and CU in 1967Read more

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Look – Class of 2017

At commencement 2017, Friday, May 12, the university conferred nearly 6,300 degrees on more than 4,600 undergraduates and 1,600 graduate and professional students.Read more

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Origins – CU and the Supreme Court

Wiley B. Rutledge, the first CU Boulder graduate to serve on the nation’s highest court, joined in 1943.Read more

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Infographic – Sleep

American adults don’t sleep enough: On the average work night, we come up 30-90 minutes short of what our bodies need for long-term health, according to a poll by the National Sleep Foundation.Read more

Amazing Race

Two Buffs, One Amazing Race

A Buff senior and a former student found themselves paired on reality TV — and in the hunt for $1 millionRead more

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Alumni Briefs – Summer 2017

Homecoming Weekend, Roaming Buffs and the new CU wine programRead more

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Q&A with the Chancellor – Summer 2017

The innovation universityRead more

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Lacrosse: Emerging Powerhouse

In third varsity season, CU women go 15-2, undefeated at homeRead more

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Sports Briefs – Summer 2017

NFL draft and Skiing ChampionshipsRead more

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Anchors Aweigh

Ryan Davis of Sugar Land, Texas, has skippered the resurrection of CU’s dormant sailing club.Read more

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The Traveler

Long before Tom Shepherd began moving tons of fresh berries around the world, he moved a single football from Boulder to Lincoln, Neb. — by bicycle, in the snow, wearing jeans.Read more

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Yellowstone

Marjane Ambler learned to share the road with bison. That’s what you do when you live in Yellowstone National Park.Read more

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Pacific Crossing

It was the nights that most unnerved Dan Mackin.Read more

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Snapshot

Celebration at Commencement 2017Read more

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Then – 1950s

Life at CU Boulder shifts gears after commencement but hardly goes dormant.Read more