Rashid Johnson in front of a large painting

Celebrating a lineage of Black abstract art

Feb. 25, 2021

During Black History Month, learn from Assistant Professor Megan O’Grady, an art critic and essayist, about why it’s important to revisit art history, its movements and its artists.

A nurse gives a woman a vaccine shot in the shoulder.

If I get the shot, can I still get COVID-19? Answers to common vaccine questions

Feb. 24, 2021

As supply increases, so do questions about how the COVID-19 vaccines work and what they do and don’t do. We caught up with Professor Matt McQueen, director of epidemiology, for answers.

Icy power lines

What went wrong with Texas’ power grid? A Q&A with CU Boulder experts

Feb. 22, 2021

Millions of residents lost heat and power as energy grids failed when sub-zero temperatures and snowfall swept across Texas. Energy grid experts Kyri Baker and Bri-Mathias Hodge discuss how this happened and how to prevent future disasters.

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Denver billboard art installation draws attention to ‘stop hate’

Feb. 2, 2021

A new artwork on view near downtown Denver is designed to address hate as a response to events and movements from the past year.

A wolf in the snow

Learning to coexist with coyotes, COVID-19 and each other

Jan. 29, 2021

Joanna Lambert, who will be speaking at CU on the Weekend Feb. 6, reflects on how her research carries lessons for coexisting with coyotes, COVID-19 and each other.

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Looking forward with music Dean John Davis

Jan. 25, 2021

College of Music Dean John Davis addressed what’s on the horizon as the college begins a new year with a new dean.

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Psychologist launches mental illness course for the masses

Jan. 22, 2021

After leading a call to action on the burgeoning mental-illness crisis, a CU Boulder professor has launched a massive, open online course on mental health.

Bert Tolbert

After a century, one constant is embracing change

Jan. 20, 2021

CU Boulder Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Bert Tolbert is celebrating his 100th birthday.

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Sociologist’s probe of prison gangs wins top award

Jan. 12, 2021

CU Boulder’s David Pyrooz and an Arizona State University colleague won the outstanding book award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Scenes from the Indian Peaks during 2020's wildfire season

Professor seeks avalanche of ideas to help prevent disasters

Jan. 4, 2021

Lori Peek of the CU Boulder Natural Hazards Center conceived of a project calling for 1,000 letters to help inform the Biden transition team on how to respond to hazards and disasters.