Jack Chin standing on the wing of an airplane

Her father was a Tuskegee Airman. She's sharing his legacy

Feb. 25, 2021

Jack Chin, the father of Professor Karen Chin, was just 17 when he enrolled in the U.S. Army Air Forces as a member of the final class of Tuskegee Airmen.

Rashid Johnson in front of a large painting

Celebrating a lineage of Black abstract art

Feb. 25, 2021

During Black History Month, learn from Assistant Professor Megan O’Grady, an art critic and essayist, about why it’s important to revisit art history, its movements and its artists.

Mikhy Ritter, Becky Roser and Nancy Pierce

Supporting an environment where everyone is welcome

Feb. 3, 2021

Mikhy Ritter, Becky Roser and Nancy Pierce see the new music building’s gender-neutral restroom as an important symbol of inclusivity and community at the College of Music.

Billboard art displaying three circles with doves in them

Denver billboard art installation draws attention to ‘stop hate’

Feb. 2, 2021

A new artwork on view near downtown Denver is designed to address hate as a response to events and movements from the past year.

Richard O'Neill

CU Boulder violist earns third Grammy nomination

Dec. 3, 2020

Richard O’Neill, the newest member of the College of Music’s string faculty, has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category, his third nomination since 2005.

Alejandra Abad and Román Anaya

Art flags aim to unite people, celebrate culture, spark hope

Nov. 30, 2020

Two CU Boulder artists saw a need for people to come together safely and celebrate the new year with hope. The result? One of the most colorful and inspiring local events this winter.

Armando Silva painting on a canvas

Graduate students interview community-engaged artists

Nov. 3, 2020

Discover how local artists address inclusivity and equity through interviews conducted by the CU Boulder Office for Outreach and Engagement's arts and humanities graduate student scholars.

Women discussing the Colorado Theatre Standards

Now showing: New guidelines to ensure safety of theater performers

Oct. 9, 2020

Two CU Boulder theater professors created guidelines for dealing with conflicts, reporting sexual harassment, handling violence and stage intimacy and maintaining basic health and safety for all artists.

The town of Yanhuitlan with ancient mountaintop city of Cerro Jazmin in background (Oaxaca Highlands)

Scholars aim to unlock mystery of the Mesoamerican collapse

Oct. 8, 2020

A global team of researchers led by a CU Boulder professor has received a $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant to study the classic-period collapse in Mesoamerica.

Girl listening to music with mask

How music of past pandemics can predict human behavior now

Sept. 14, 2020

Austin Okigbo, an associate professor of ethnomusicology, studies South African music created during epidemics. According to Okigbo, certain themes reverberate through periods of widespread illness.

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