Devon Glover, The Sonnet Man, performing at Gracey Elementary School in Merced, CA

A new spin on Shakespeare: CSF virtual workshop series reaches GenZ through hip-hop

June 24, 2021

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is offering a virtual workshop for kids 12–18 years old is hosting unexpected professionals, including a brilliant rap artist who will teach attendees how to blend classical sonnets with contemporary hip-hop beats.

Phoebe Young holding her new book Camping Grounds

What the history of camping can tell us about inclusion, homelessness and protest culture

May 11, 2021

Professor Phoebe Young’s new book encourages those heading to the great outdoors this summer to reflect on the long history of camping and its implications on inclusion, homelessness and protest culture.

Cover art for Romance in Marseille by Claude McKay

Researchers unravel secrets of a long-lost novel

May 3, 2021

The CU Boulder journal English Language Notes helped unpack the mystery of Harlem Renaissance writer and poet Claude McKay’s novel, which was unknown for 87 years.

Illustration of a person being arrested

ProPublica’s Series on NYPD impunity wins 2021 Al Nakkula Award

April 12, 2021

ProPublica’s series The NYPD Files, a searing investigation into how the country’s largest police department maintains impunity from public oversight, is the winner of this year’s Al Nakkula Award for police reporting. The annual award is co-sponsored by The Denver Press Club and CU Boulder's College of Media, Communication and Information.

Richard O'Neill

CU Boulder violist Richard O’Neill wins Grammy

March 17, 2021

Richard O’Neill, the newest member of the College of Music’s string faculty, won a Grammy Award in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category for his performance of Christopher Theofanidis’ Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra.

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.

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