Sarah Kurnick meets with locals

Beyond Boulder: CU professor and students study ancient Maya ruins

July 16, 2018

Sarah Kurnick and students are working on a community archaeology project at Punta Laguna, a site of significant cultural importance to the contemporary Maya people who live there.

Sandy Lane, Between You and Me, 2018.

Caught in the middle: Erasing borders through art near Korea's demilitarized zone

June 14, 2018

Opening on June 22, Art & Art History Professor George Rivera has organized an art exhibit at South Korea's DMZ Museum roughly three miles south of the North Korean border.

College of Music concert at Macky Auditorium

College of Music launching graduate certificate in arts administration, undergraduate minor in music

March 12, 2018

In fall 2018, the College of Music will begin offering two new programs; both options will be open to non-music students, further broadening the scope of music study at CU Boulder.

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.