Dimitri Nakassis and the pylos tablet

Beyond Boulder: Bronze Age bookkeeping tablets reveal complex society

Oct. 17, 2018

Using advanced digital imaging technology, professor and archaeologist Dimitri Nakassis is pioneering new techniques to study ancient Greece.

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.

Co-founders of Girls on Rock getting ready to climb the first Flatiron

Beyond Boulder: PhD student introduces teens to science, wilderness skills

April 25, 2018

Motivated to share her wilderness experience and passion for science, Megan Blanchard co-founded Girls on Rock, a tuition-free wilderness excursion for high school girls in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

Building made of tin

Beyond Boulder: In rural Colorado, art students draw on the landscape

Dec. 6, 2017

Art and Rural Environments Field School is designed for students interested in exploring the unique relationship between art and the Western American environment.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.