The Takacs Quartet with new addition Harumi Rhodes.

World-renowned Takács Quartet names new 2nd violinist after founding member retires

Feb. 22, 2018

After a distinguished career spanning more than 40 years, founding second violinist of the Takács Quartet Károly Schranz will retire effective May 1. CU Boulder's Harumi Rhodes has been appointed the new second violinist.

Illustration of slaves

CU Boulder historian takes charge of Slavery Images website

Feb. 20, 2018

Henry Lovejoy has been named the new director of an online resource that is "the main website" used by scholars, researchers and students for historical images of slavery.

shark print

CU Art Museum acquires the Sharkive, nationally celebrated print collection

Feb. 20, 2018

A world-renowned and historically important collection of artistic prints that has captured the imagination of artists and art lovers worldwide has officially found a home at the CU Art Museum.

Photo of Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's book

Frankenstein turns 200: We dare you to stitch together your own creation

Jan. 31, 2018

Mary Shelley's monster came alive on the page, launching what has been argued to be the first true science-fiction-horror novel. Now, University Libraries is daring students to craft their own Frankenstein creation.

Margaret Mead

Liberals, conservatives alike misunderstand Margaret Mead, professor says

Dec. 19, 2017

It's hard to overstate the reputation of Margaret Mead, but a CU Boulder expert has found the late anthropologist's Redbook columns undercut both conservative and liberal stereotypes.

Chris Bell

CU alumnus, Pixar consultant: 'Bring on the female superheroes!'

Dec. 8, 2017

Media studies alumnus Christopher Bell studies race and gender issues in relationship to children's media and toys. As a consultant for Pixar, he recently advised on the blockbuster film, "Coco."

A picture of a pink icon in a sea of white ones

Why are there so few female philosophers? New study offers clues

Dec. 7, 2017

Women make up only 30 percent of students in advanced philosophy classes and 17–24 percent of philosophy faculty nationwide. Outdated stereotypes appear to be driving the trend.

Michael Sachs works with CU Boulder trumpet section during 2015 Cleveland Orchestra residency

Cleveland Orchestra members return for third residency

Sept. 6, 2017

Members of the Cleveland Orchestra will work side by side with CU Boulder students and faculty Sept. 11-13 during what has become one of the College of Music's most anticipated biennial events.

Instructor Tyler Lansford coaches 'Julius Caesar' actors in rhetoric

Classicist tutors 'Julius Caesar' actors in Roman rhetoric

June 28, 2017

Colorado Shakespeare Festival director has teamed up with instructor Tyler Lansford on the belief that helping actors more fully understand classic rhetoric might help them better convey the full meaning of the play.

Sword fighting practice

Applying Shakespeare to your life

June 23, 2017

This year not only marks the 60th season of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival but also the first year of the Applied Shakespeare Certificate offered by CU Boulder. Students spent the past two weeks immersed in all things Shakespeare.