Sarah Crump poses in front of an Arctic glacier

Beyond Boulder: Digging in the Arctic mud for answers to climate change

Oct. 18, 2017

Paleoclimatologist Sarah Crump, a PhD student and INSTARR researcher, studies the effects of climate variability in the Canadian Arctic by analyzing ancient DNA from lake sediment.Read more »
Associate Vice Chancellor Alphonse Keasley, senior Connie Hernandez and sophomore Jack Schutz

Beyond Boulder: Undergraduates study leadership in South Africa

Sept. 18, 2017

Last spring, two CU Boulder students spent three weeks in South Africa studying post-Apartheid systems of leadership, peacekeeping and sustainable political development during a trip funded by Associate Vice Chancellor Alphonse Keasley.Read more »
Three female college students pose with owner of carpet shop in Istanbul, Turkey

Beyond Boulder: 'Just go,' senior says of Education Abroad

Sept. 13, 2017

For undergraduate Tessa Powell, it took just one experience with Education Abroad to leave her with an insatiable hunger for travel and new cultures.Read more »
Max Wasser studies pikas near Mountain Research Station west of Boulder

Beyond Boulder: What pikas and alpine plants tell us about climate change

July 26, 2017

This summer, undergraduate students Max Wasser and Grace Kendziorski are spending time trapping pikas and counting alpine flowers in the name of environmental research.Read more »
Ani Yahzid with his camera outdoors

Beyond Boulder: Undergraduate's independent film merges hip hop and the wilderness

May 24, 2017

Ani Yahzid will be filming in the wilderness of Olympic National Park with hip hop musician Namaste. "The Exposure Film Project: When Hip Hop Meets the Outdoors" is an independent film Yahzid hopes will get millennials more engaged with the outdoors.Read more »
Danielle Garrison hanging a red fabric drape

Beyond Boulder: Taking dance into the air

April 26, 2017

Aerial dancer Danielle Garrison takes her performances to new heights with a Fulbright award to study dance in France.Read more »
A black and white photo of Joyce Lebra

Beyond Boulder: Retired CU professor was first American woman to earn PhD in Japanese history

April 17, 2017

Joyce Chapman Lebra became increasingly aware of ethnic and class distinctions as a child in the Territory of Hawaii, which provided the impetus for her life's mission to give a "voice to the voiceless" as a historian, author and educator.Read more »
CU Boulder ENVD students review plans for a new playground in Denver

Beyond Boulder: Students design, build new playground in Denver

April 10, 2017

Environmental design students at CU Boulder are taking their education out of the classroom and into the community to design and build a neighborhood playground.Read more »
The Colorado River law class poses for a group photo

Beyond Boulder: Learning about law from a raft on the Colorado River

Feb. 27, 2017

Colorado Law students will be learning about law from a raft on the Colorado River—an opportunity to become leaders in water, public land, energy, wildlife and American Indian law. They have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help get there.Read more »
CU Boulder engineering students sit on suspension bridge

Beyond Boulder: Bridging the gap to prosperity

Feb. 3, 2017

Student volunteers with the CU Boulder chapter of Bridges to Prosperity have launched a crowdfunding campaign to build pedestrian bridges in Swaziland and Bolivia.Read more »

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