The winners of the 2018 Data Visualization Contest

Epidemic Spread of Ideas, Market of Polygamous Marriages win the 2018 Data Visualization Contest

Feb. 14, 2019

The spread of ideas in the scientific community, as modeled like an epidemic, wins the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship 's 2018 Data Visualization Contest . The contest is an opportunity for students to show off their visualizations and draw attention to their projects. Winners were judged by...

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2019 Colorado Open Scholars Summit: March 1

Feb. 11, 2019

Have you ever considered the challenges in tenure and promotion in the context of open access? The second biennial Colorado Open Scholars Summit will discuss challenges in tenure and promotion within the current scholarly landscape and the role—or potential role—of open access within the tenure and promotion process. A state-wide...

Norlin Stacks

Libraries Part of LOC Grant from Mellon Foundation

Feb. 4, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder is part of a major national effort to assess the physical health of books across American research libraries. The Library of Congress is spearheading the initiative , thanks to a $540,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. CU Boulder Libraries, along with libraries at...

Terri Gentry is presenting African American Healers in the West.

African American Healers in the West

Feb. 1, 2019

The University Libraries invite you to African American Healers in the West , a presentation by Terri Gentry. The presentation discusses a history of midwives, nurses, physicians and health practitioners across the western United States. It will take place on February 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. in Norlin Library...

Talking Trees interactive exhibit

Translating Change: Panel Discussion Feb. 5

Jan. 31, 2019

A teacher, a researcher and two students walk into a snowy forest. No, it's not the set up to a joke but rather a fascinating exploration of climate change and the inherent challenge of communicating research data. All are welcome to join the University Libraries for a panel discussion and...

Robert McDonald

Dean McDonald to lead Academic Futures/Financial Futures Online Strategy Working Group

Jan. 25, 2019

CU Boulder Provost Russell Moore and Senior Vice Chancellor Kelly Fox today announced that Dean of Libraries Robert McDonald will appoint a new faculty-led working group to take on the project: Teaching and Technology, Online and Distance Learning, recommended as one of four lead projects by the Academic Futures Committee...

Poetic Table of Elements

The Poetic Table of the Elements feature in Westword

Jan. 23, 2019

Imagine engineering students writing poetry. "It’s almost a paradox," says Danny Long, an instructor in the Program for Writing and Rhetoric at CU Boulder . Long's Radical Science Writing course challenges upper-division science students to write and illustrate children's books, design eye-catching posters, and craft poems about the basic elements...

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Chat With Professional Engineers at Engineering in the Library

Jan. 14, 2019

Are you unclear about your career, unsure or undecided about your major? We invite you to attend the Engineers in the Library , February 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the upper floor of the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics library, in the Math Building. This is an open-house...

Photo courtesy of Professor David E. Fishman of books rescued by Jewish inmates during the Holocaust

The Book Smugglers of the Vilna Ghetto

Jan. 10, 2019

CU Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies and cosponsors will honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan. 27, with a free public lecture by visiting scholar David E. Fishman, professor of history at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Fishman’s talk, “The Book Smugglers of the Vilna Ghetto: A Chapter in Spiritual...

Living Journal of Computational Molecular Science logo

New Journal Offers Innovative Approach to Science Research

Jan. 10, 2019

With the launch of the Living Journal of Computational Molecular Science (LiveCoMS) , academic publishing continues to evolve in the digital age. ChBE Associate Professor Michael Shirts is one of the researchers behind the project, working with initial funding and support provided by the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries. Shirts...

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