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Audio: Ken Bickers on the National Popular Vote Compact

Feb. 12, 2019

Colorado is on the verge of joining a nation-wide movement that could eventually change how we choose the next president of the United States. The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact is an agreement where states in the compact award all their electoral votes to the winner of the national popular...

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AUDIO: Zoe Donaldson on prairie voles and love

Feb. 11, 2019

Why do humans tend to be monogamous while most other mammals are not? What goes on inside the neurons of people who suffer from disorders that make it hard for them form social bonds? What enables most of us to bounce back from the loss of a loved one while...

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Audio: Scott Adler on survey that shows political moderation still the norm for Colorado

Jan. 23, 2019

The third annual Colorado Political Climate Survey, released in full today, found that while Democrat-supported issues and candidates swept the state on election day, it wasn’t a completely liberal wave. According to Scott Adler, director of CU Boulder’s American Political Research Lab. moderate voters are still the mainstay of Colorado...

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Audio: Paul Hayne on viewing the rare "Super Blood Wolf Moon" eclipse on Sunday night

Jan. 17, 2019

On Sunday night people from North America to Europe, Africa and the Central Pacific will be treated to a rare spectacle - a combination of a “super moon,” a ”blood moon” and a “wolf moon.” Paul Hayne, an assistant professor of astrophysical and planetary sciences at CU Boulder, explains what...

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AUDIO: Philip Fernbach on the science behind genetically modified foods and extreme views

Jan. 13, 2019

New CU Boulder research shows that when it comes to genetically modified foods people who hold the most extreme views opposing these foods also think they know most about genetically modified food science, but actually they know the least. Phil Fernbach is the study’s lead author and is a professor...


AUDIO:Richard Wobbekind on why Colorado business confidence turns downward going into 2019

Dec. 27, 2018

In the wake of a disastrous December stock markets sell off, including the worst-ever Christmas Eve trading session in history, a new survey just released from the CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business shows Colorado business leaders lowered their expectations from last quarter going into the new year, according to...


AUDIO: Thomas Riis on caroling songs and traditions

Dec. 17, 2018

During the holidays, no matter how you celebrate or what your beliefs, music is almost always an important part of the celebration, according to Thomas Riis, a musicologist and retired director of the American Music Research Center in CU Boulder’s College of Music. “Singing brings people together and is a...


AUDIO: Richard Wobbekind on the 2019 Colorado economy

Dec. 7, 2018

Colorado’s economy continues to grow at a good pace heading into next year, according to the 54th Annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum report by CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. Job growth sits at a steady 2 percent. But even more importantly, says economist Richard Wobbekind, is that the...


Audio: Michael Kodas on learning to live with wildfires

Nov. 28, 2018

State forest managers recently announced that 2.9 million Coloradans', roughly half the state’s population, live in wildfire prone areas putting them at risk of the type of megafires that recently scorched California communities, says Michael Kodas, deputy director of CU Boulder’s Center for Environmental Journalism and author of Megafire ...


Audio: Donnie Lichtenstein on holiday shopping

Nov. 21, 2018

The holidays are upon us and that means loads of great shopping deals. But maybe not, says Donnie Lichtenstein, a marketing professor at CU Boulder, who studies consumer behavior, particularly how consumers respond to price, promotions, sales and price-quality.