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Experts available on Democratic 2020 vice presidential pick

Experts are available to discuss Joe Biden's choice of Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California as his vice presidential running mate in the 2020 presidential election.

Experts available on K-12 school year amid pandemic

Education experts are available to discuss the tough decisions facing K-12 schools as they debate how to reopen, continue remotely or offer hybrid models. 

Experts available to discuss fireworks, wildfires and air quality

As Fourth of July celebrations kick off this week, CU Boulder experts are available for media interviews about the effects of fireworks on wildfires and air quality. 

Experts on Reddit’s decision to ban pro-Trump community

CU Boulder researchers are available to speak about the implications of Reddit's decision to ban the influential site r/The_Donald. 

Experts available on Supreme Court DACA decision

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, CU Boulder experts are available for media interviews on next steps.

Protests in Denver and around the country

CU Boulder experts are available to discuss the historic protests sweeping Denver and other cities around the country in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Experts available on Supreme Court LGBTQ decision

The US Supreme Court ruled that gender identity and sexual preference are protected by Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

COVID-19 experts: Impacts of global pandemic on Colorado and beyond

Researchers are available to discuss the diverse affects of the coronavirus pandemic, including the economic and mental health toll and more.

Earth Day's 50th anniversary

For Earth Day’s 50th anniversary on April 22, 2020, CU Boulder’s internationally recognized climate and environment experts are available for media interviews about significant present and past environmental events, movements and research. They can also give context to the work still ahead of us to maintain a healthy, stable planet.

Walker nomination highlights perceived bias against Colorado sports, expert available for media interviews

The Colorado Rockies’ Larry Walker made it into the Baseball Hall of Fame for this summer's induction, yet most of the media attention focused on fellow-nominee Derek Jeter. 

As Iran tensions loom, legal, cybersecurity experts available for media interviews

Legal and cybersecurity concerns linger after a Jan. 3 airstrike killed Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani.

Australia wildfires: experts available to discuss lasting impacts on wildlife, human health

An unprecedented wildfire season in Australia is posing serious threats to endangered wildlife, human health and air quality.

Experts on fall 2019 Supreme Court arguments

The U.S. Supreme Court started hearing oral arguments for the fall 2019 term on Monday, Oct. 7. Legal experts are available for media interviews on those cases.

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protests intersected with China's National Day—an annual celebration of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China. 

National Hispanic American Heritage Month experts available for interviews

National Hispanic American Heritage Month was marked Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, 2020. CU Boulder experts can discuss the array of issues facing the Latinx community.

AGs investigate Facebook and Google, experts available for media interviews

As state attorneys general begin investigations into tech companies, CU Boulder experts are available for media interviews on antitrust and privacy issues.

Climate change and the 2020 Democratic primary

Climate change was a central issue in the 2020 Democratic primary, but the conversation around the issue has become “stuck” in recent years.

Back-to-school 2019: Experts available on issues in K-12 education

Experts are available on issues ranging from full-day Kindergarten to youth activism, both major topics as students headed to school in fall 2019.

Expert available to discuss presidential campaign fundraising, Hickenlooper campaign

Political Science Professor Ken Bickers is available to discuss why fundraising during the “invisible primary” is so vital to candidates.

Engineering expert, US climate change report contributor available for media interviews

Paul Chinowsky, director of CU Boulder's Program in Environmental Design, co-authored a chapter of the federal government's latest climate report.

Immigration detention case hits Supreme Court, expert available for media interviews

In Nielsen v. Preap, SCOTUS could decide how long immigration officials can detain someone living in the country illegally after a criminal detention.

Experts available for interviews on U.S. wildfires

CU Boulder Earth Lab and Center for Environmental Journalism faculty experts are available to discuss increasing frequency and potential impacts of wildfires across the United States.

Experts available to speak on #MeToo corporate responsibility

CBS chief Les Moonves stepped down following multiple accusations of sexual harassment. Leeds School of Business experts are available for media interviews on the #MeToo movement.

Expert available to discuss Facebook, social media privacy

Facebook announced in July 2018 it had removed 32 pages and accounts because of “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” Information science expert Brian Keegan is available for media interviews.

Political science, Russia expert available for media interviews

President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin July 2018 in Finland. CU Boulder political science expert is available for media interviews on the meeting and U.S.-Russian relations.  

US-China trade war expert available for interviews

As the U.S. and China are escalating trade tensions, CU Boulder economist and former Department of State chief economist Keith Maskus is available for media interviews.

Experts available to discuss SCOTUS travel ban ruling

In a 5-4 ruling in June 2018, the Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s third travel ban. CU Boulder law experts are available for media interviews to break down the decision and its implications.

CU Boulder sources available to discuss immigration debate, DACA

In 2018, House lawmakers announced 237 members of Congress are backing a resolution to force votes on four separate proposed fixes for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).

Policy shifts under President Trump

CU Boulder faculty experts are available to speak with media about health care, science funding, education reform, press-president relationships, free speech on campuses, immigration, environmental issues and more.

Experts available to discuss white nationalism

After violence erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, CU Boulder experts can discuss the history of the white nationalist movement and right-wing extremism in the United States.