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Exploring America’s musical past to compose the future

Feb. 20, 2020

Silent films weren’t actually silent. Now, students can study the music of this once prominent corner of American pop culture.

Ensign Mary F. Waters and Lt. Wm. J. Sweeny check a 20 mm canon at Bethlehem Hingham Shipyard in Massachusetts in 1944.

‘Making Waves’: Documentary follows women at war

Nov. 11, 2019

As the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II approaches and airwaves begin to fill with stories of distant battles won and the brave men who fought them, Kathleen M. Ryan, a documentary filmmaker and associate professor of journalism, is focused on the veteran women who helped make those victories possible.

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Colorado Shakespeare Festival announces 2020 season, featuring modern remixes of classic tales

Oct. 29, 2019

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is releasing the lineup for its 2020 season, including larger than life remixes of classics, playing June 5 to Aug. 9.

Music students practice the Alexander Technique with instructor

Playing through pain: Keeping musicians in the game

Oct. 18, 2019

Student-athletes aren’t the only ones on campus who can be felled by injury. CU Boulder’s College of Music is leading the charge to treat and—more importantly—to prevent repetitive injuries to musicians.

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Patty Limerick featured on The New Yorker Festival panel

Oct. 9, 2019

The faculty director of CU Boulder's Center of the American West will be in New York Oct. 13 speaking as part of the festival's 20th anniversary event, discussing the legacy of President Donald Trump.

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75 years after internment, librarians give voice to Japanese and Japanese American history

Oct. 2, 2019

The CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project will build out archival records of Japanese and Japanese Americans on campus throughout university history.

Student performing 'Edges' on stage

New Musical Theatre program opens with ‘Edges’

Sept. 27, 2019

The inaugural production of the College of Music’s new Musical Theatre program is a few weeks away, setting the stage for what will be a very different kind of academic area at the century-old institution.

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The write stuff: Students work with older Boulderites to hone writing skills

Aug. 26, 2019

The Intergenerational Writing course will pair 19 undergraduate students with community members over the age of 60 for semester-long research and writing projects.

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Women take center stage in Cleveland Orchestra residency

Aug. 21, 2019

Sixteen members of the renowned Cleveland Orchestra will be in residence at the College of Music for three days in early September.

Artists work on part of a mosaic to commemorate 'Los Seis'

A place for ‘Los Seis’

Aug. 21, 2019

A CU Boulder graduate student, community members and survivors created a mosaic to memorialize Chicano activists killed in 1974.