Ali Baca

Russian M.A. Student Receives Scholarship to Study Abroad

April 25, 2017

Alicia Baca has received a Title VIII Fellowship worth $10,000 from the U.S. Department of State. In addition to that she has received two American Councils scholarships, and the Russian Study Abroad Scholarship from the GSLL department at CU Boulder. She will be studying Russian language and culture at the...

Karina Pulec

Russian alumna Karina Pulec (1988-2016)

Nov. 2, 2016

Karina Pulec, who was a Russian double major (with International Affairs) and graduated from CU in 2009, is reported dead in a hit-and-run accident in Denver, on Sunday, October 30. Karina worked as an attorney in intellectual property for an international legal firm in Denver. After CU she attended Cornell...

varsity bridge

Congratulations to the Russian major David Friedman

Aug. 22, 2016

Congratulations to the Russian major David Friedman, the recipient of the Alexander Foundation educational scholarship.

Lourie, Ben

Russian BA alum awarded Fulbright grant

July 13, 2016

Evgeny Dobrenko

The F.I.R.S.T. Course on Russian Cinema in Augmester, 2016.

June 21, 2016

Thanks to the support of the F.I.R.S.T. (Faculty in Residence Summer Teaching) Program, this Augmester (August 1-18, 2016), GSLL will be hosting Professor Evgeny Dobrenko of the University of Sheffield. Prof. Dobrenko will teach a course “History of Russian Cinema”, cross-listed with film studies (M-F, 9-12). Prof. Dobrenko is one...

Julia Gerhard

Congratulations to Julia Gerhard

April 18, 2016

Congratulations to Julia Gerhard, a recipient of the CU 2015-2016 Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award.

Varsity Pond

Congratulations to our BA/MA student in Russian, Courtney Silver.

April 18, 2016

Congratulations to our BA/MA student in Russian, Courtney Silver for winning the Boren Scholarship for studying Russian, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, providing unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests.


Russian Program Visits Fairview High School

March 17, 2016

On March 1 and 4, Russian faculty members Vicki Grove, Laura Olson Osterman, Mark Leiderman and Tom Roberts taught classes on Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment at Fairview High School in Boulder. About 150 11th grade students in the school’s International Baccalaureate Literature Program participated in this event consisting of a...

Boulder Bookstore

Russian Faculty and Students Celebrate the Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature at the Boulder Book Store

March 17, 2016

On March 7, the Boulder Book Store hosted an evening celebrating the work of Belorussian writer Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, the first in an ongoing series of events celebrating Nobel Laureates across national literature traditions at the bookstore. The event was organized and moderated...


CU Russian Club Hosts Celebration of Russian Maslenitsa Holiday

March 17, 2016

The CU Russian Club hosted an event celebrating the traditional Russian holiday and spring festival of Maslenitsa on March 8 on the university campus. Analogous to the Western traditions of Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday, Maslenitsa combines features of Russian folk culture and Orthodox Christianity in heralding the arrival of...