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A call to action on racial justice, from Department Chair Ken Anderson

June 23, 2020

I want to acknowledge the grief and suffering that many are experiencing—especially our Black students and other systemically marginalized groups in our department and college—but also anyone who is feeling anger and despair at these events right now. I want you to know that I support you—and that our department supports you.

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Why do men publish more research papers than women? Motherhood plays key role

Feb. 25, 2021

A study by PhD candidate Allison Morgan and Associate Professor Aaron Clauset suggests that persistent differences in parenting roles are the key reason.

Image shows Co-author network of CT-related articles in Scopus database, created by Mohammed Saqr.

CU Boulder's Repenning is a world-leader in computational thinking

Feb. 25, 2021

Repenning is the No. 1 most active contributor among thousands of researchers in computational thinking, according to a recent study published in ACM Transactions on Computing Education.

Registered nurse Katherine Noel prepares a dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to give to staff at the Wardenburg Health Center on the CU Boulder campus

Why older adults must go to the front of the vaccine line

Jan. 20, 2021

Daniel Larremore is the senior author on a new study that uses mathematical modeling to make projections about how different distribution strategies would play out around the globe.

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Research on salmon genetics could aid in conservation, human genome understanding

Dec. 16, 2020

A new paper co-authored by CU Boulder researchers on Atlantic salmon could have far-reaching implications for conservation and farming of the iconic species, as well as our overall understanding of genetics.

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Professor Bradley goes to Washington

Dec. 10, 2020

CU Boulder faculty member Liz Bradley plays key role in computing research white papers for policymakers.

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How a simple smell test could curb COVID-19 and help reopen the economy

Dec. 9, 2020

A simple, scratch-and-sniff test could play a key role in curbing the spread of COVID-19, at a fraction of the cost of high-tech tests that are difficult to scale and take longer to return results, new CU Boulder research suggests.

A researcher provides a saliva sample for a rapid COVID-19 test in a lab

Frequent rapid testing could turn national COVID-19 tide within weeks

Nov. 20, 2020

Testing half the population weekly with inexpensive, rapid-turnaround COVID-19 tests would drive the virus toward elimination within weeks—even if those tests are significantly less sensitive than gold-standard clinical tests, according to a new study published today by CU Boulder and Harvard University researchers.

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CU Boulder plays key behind-the-scenes role in LTE on the Moon project

Nov. 19, 2020

CU Boulder computer science Research Professor Kevin Gifford and PhD student Siddhartha Subray are helping to define interoperability standards for the groundbreaking system.

Chris poses with his cat whisker sensory extension project.

CRA highlights student's work in "reimagining human sensation"

Nov. 1, 2020

Chris Hill earned his undergrad degree in computer science and is pursuing a PhD in Creative Technology & Design at the ATLAS Institute.

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