TikTok and other social media apps

How TikTok has changed the music industry

Sept. 12, 2022

TikTok has become a go-to platform for discovering new music, but many musicians say the app interferes with their artistic integrity. CU instructor and musician Mike Barnett discusses how TikTok has changed the music industry, for better and for worse.

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Video: ‘Soundscapes of the People’ explores Pueblo’s history through music

Sept. 1, 2022

The College of Music’s American Music Research Center has embarked on a research project aimed at documenting, preserving and engaging with diverse musical and cultural influences in and around Pueblo, Colorado.

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What your cycling jersey reveals about you and the event it advertises

Aug. 31, 2022

Fashion historian Markas Henry reviews jerseys made to commemorate the Buffalo Bicycle Classic and helps cyclists consider the message their exercise apparel conveys.

Client actors in a therapy group for aphasia perform in a theatrical production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Scholars in speech therapy, theater help aphasia clients stage a play

Aug. 8, 2022

A recent production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by a therapy group for aphasia—a neurological condition that impairs the ability to speak and understand language—aimed to help participants gain confidence in communication and other skills.

Bruce Lee in 'Enter The Dragon'

Professor explores the enduring legacy of Bruce Lee

Aug. 1, 2022

A unique blend of biography and cultural history, Daryl Maeda's new book “Like Water: A Cultural History of Bruce Lee” explores Lee’s power as an inspiring symbol, enduring legacy and harbinger of our current, globalized world. The book will be released Aug. 9.

aftermath of Marshall Fire in Boulder area

Collaborators preserve voices from the fire

July 25, 2022

A CU Boulder anthropology professor and students have collaborated with a local museum to preserve narratives from the devastating Marshall Fire.

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Students reveal the history behind Boulder’s park names

July 13, 2022

CU Boulder’s Department of History partnered with Boulder Parks and Recreation Department to assess the names of their 82 parks and learn what stories the park names were celebrating, what stories might be missing and how the park names reflect the Boulder community’s values today.

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CU dance professor wins grant to ‘heal and unite’

June 9, 2022

Assistant Professor Helanius Wilkins has won a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for a choreographed duet. The CU College of Arts and Sciences matched the grant with another $10,000. With the funding, Wilkins and the CU dance division will collaborate with several presenter-partners, including Basin Arts and the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Louisiana and Keshet Center for the Arts in New Mexico.

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A tale of two tails: Dog actors make debut at Colorado Shakespeare Festival

June 2, 2022

Two unlikely actors will make an appearance in "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" by William Shakespeare in the 2022 summer season. Watch the video to see what it’s like mixing barks with the Bard.

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Video: Professor discusses right-wing misappropriation of Viking culture amid ‘The Northman’ release

April 29, 2022

White supremacists are touting the new blockbuster “The Northman” for its all-white cast and “macho barbarian stereotypes.” In this video, Mathias Nordvig, head of the Nordic Studies Program, explains how these groups are misappropriating Viking culture and how it impacts Nordic communities in the U.S. and abroad.