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David Korevaar, Charles Wetherbee
Broadway World: Pianist David Korevaar and Violinist Charles Wetherbee Present Virtual Recital
David Korevaar, a professor of piano, and Charles Wetherbee, a violin professor, will present their latest virtual recital from CU Boulder's Grusin Hall on Friday, November 20.
New York Times: A Record of Horseback Riding, Written in Bone and Teeth
William Taylor, a curator of archaeology at the CU Boulder’s Museum of Natural History, led a study that found the oldest direct evidence of horseback riding in China, which could help unlock the historical timeline of how the civilization was affected by a newfound ability to get around on four legs.
CNET: 'Electronic skin' stretches, heals itself (and makes me dream of a cyborg future)
Researchers at CU Boulder are developing a wearable electronic device that’s stretchy, fully-recyclable and inspired by, and sticks onto, human skin. Wei Zhang, a chemistry professor and co-author on the study, said the “electronic skin” can even knit back together within minutes of being cut.
SPACE.com: President-elect Biden names 8-person NASA transition team
Waleed Abdalati, who heads the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, was named to President-elect Joe Biden’s NASA review team.
Colorado Politics: CU Boulder professor wins national water research award
CU Boulder professor Karl Linden was awarded the 2020 Clarke Prize, the nation’s most prestigious award for water research.
Stefanie K. Johnson
Daily Camera/Colorado Daily: CU Boulder professor earns NASA award
Stefanie K. Johnson, a Leeds School of Business associate professor, received the award for her contributions toward erasing a major gender gap in Hubble Telescope projects.
The Atlantic: A Protection Against Viruses Hides in an Overlooked Corner of the Constitution
The article quoted CU Boulder historian Elizabeth Fenn who said contagion was the defining and determining event of the Revolutionary War era for many residents. Fenn said with the exception of the war itself, epidemic smallpox was the greatest upheaval to afflict the continent in these years.
Inside Higher Ed: Burning Out
June Gruber, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, discussed faculty burnout. She said pandemic-related stressors, absent childcare and school and unrelenting or even accelerating work expectations from colleagues poses real and serious risk for mental health challenges of unprecedented scope.