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.

David Korevaar at his home piano

CU professor celebrates Beethoven’s 250th anniversary with 10 hours of sonatas in 6 weeks

Aug. 7, 2020

David Korevaar, professor of piano at CU Boulder’s College of Music, uploaded videos of himself performing all 32 of Beethoven’s sonatas on his YouTube channel in just 60 days.

Students watch a performance of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" during a past Colorado Shakespeare Festival season

Bringing the Bard online

June 4, 2020

With the Colorado Shakespeare Festival season and camps postponed, staff members have been busy adapting their community resources to a virtual format.

sheet music from new collection

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.

Mary Rippon theatre

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.