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Check out The Ampersand podcast on Norse mythology

Feb. 26, 2024

Mathias Nordvig, a professor in Nordic Studies, was featured in the Arts & Sciences Ampersand podcast which discussed animism, Norse mthology and what it means to live on Earth. View the full story and listen to the podcast here .

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Nordic faculty member featured in A&S Magazine

Oct. 2, 2023

Nordic faculty member, Avedan Raggio, was featured in the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine for her class on Tolkien's Nordic Sources.

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Russian alumna and faculty member featured in A&S Magazine

Sept. 13, 2023

Russian alumna and faculty member Elizabeth Shevchenko Wittenberg was featured in the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine . Our Wittenberg scholarship was named after this Ukrainian woman who was born in China and lived in Japan. Read this story to learn more about her life, including her experiences as a...

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Artemi Romanov receives 2023 Faculty and Staff Integrity Award

Aug. 31, 2023

Congratulations to Professor Artemi Romanov for receiving the 2023 Faculty and Staff Integrity Award, a CU Boulder Involvement Award given by The Center for Student Involvement and the Colorado Creed. The CU Involvement Awards is a free and open event that celebrates students, student organizations, faculty and staff who exemplify...

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Lauren Stone receives Graduate School Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

Aug. 22, 2023

Congratulations to Prof. Lauren Stone who received the Graduate School’s 2022-2023 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award. Lauren was nominated for this award by one of her thesis advisees, with letters of support written by German Program students, alums and the department chair.

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REEES alumna featured in Arts and Sciences Magazine

Aug. 22, 2023

CU alumna of the Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies program Daria Molchanova was featured in the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine article "Russia retools Soviet propaganda against Ukraine, expert says."

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Welcome to Professor Beata Gallaher!

Aug. 14, 2023

We are pleased to welcome Prof. Beata Gallaher to CU as Teaching Assistant Professor of Russian in the Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (REEES). Prof. Gallaher joins us with degrees in Russian and Second Language Acquisition, Russian Language and Literature, German Linguistics, and Polish Studies. Prof. Gallaher...

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Congratulations to the Winners of the First REEES Undergraduate Conference at CU

May 5, 2023

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Program at CU congratulates the winners of its 2023 Undergraduate Conference: Elizabeth Crim (Majors: REES and Spanish; Minor: Art History), “Representing Generations of Violence against Women: Ukrainian Ornamental Motifs and Collage in the War-Time Works of Maria Siniakova and Dana Kavelina” Derek Plott (Major:...

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CU Russian Studies Changes its Name to Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

May 3, 2023

The Russian Program, University of Colorado Boulder announces the official change of our program name, as well as our BA and MA degrees, to Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. Our program acronym is now REEES (with three E’s). The four-letter course code for our culture courses taught in English...

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Petra Sertic accepts position as Teaching Fellow at Wesleyan University

May 3, 2023

Congratulations to Petra Sertic who accepted a 1-2 year position as “Teaching Fellow” at Wesleyan University. Petra will start her new position in the fall semester 2023.