Music students practice the Alexander Technique with instructor

Playing through pain: Keeping musicians in the game

Oct. 18, 2019

Student-athletes aren’t the only ones on campus who can be felled by injury. CU Boulder’s College of Music is leading the charge to treat and—more importantly—to prevent repetitive injuries to musicians.

A white strawberry cockle (Fragum fragum) found in the waters of Guam.

Evolutionary biologist nabs fellowship to study collaborative ocean organisms

Oct. 15, 2019

An evolutionary biologist who studies how clams and other animals collaborate with algae to thrive in oceans around the world has won a prestigious fellowship.

kids create book in the Literacy and Media Lab

Colorado kids use digital tools to make old stories new again

Oct. 11, 2019

A new partnership between CU Boulder and a local school district is helping kids to tell stories using digital tools—and they’re having fun re-imagining old fairy tales in the process.

A woman seen through facial recognition software

Facial recognition software has a gender problem

Oct. 8, 2019

Facial analysis software is becoming increasingly prevalent for marketing and security, but new research shows it gets the gender of trans men wrong nearly 40% of the time and misgenders nonbinary individuals 100% of the time.

The U.S. Army tests a nuclear warhead off of Bikini Atoll in 1946.

An India-Pakistan nuclear war could kill millions, threaten global starvation

Oct. 2, 2019

Over the span of a week, a nuclear war between India and Pakistan could kill more people than died during all six years of World War II, according to new research.

1940 baseball team photo

75 years after internment, librarians give voice to Japanese and Japanese American history

Oct. 2, 2019

The CU Japanese and Japanese American Community History Project will build out archival records of Japanese and Japanese Americans on campus throughout university history.

douglas fir

Seed availability hampers forest recovery after wildfires

Oct. 2, 2019

A lack of tree seedling establishment following recent wildfires is limiting coniferous forest recovery in the western U.S., new research finds.

Stock photo of prison.

More discipline can lead kids to prison, new study finds

Oct. 1, 2019

Students in stricter middle schools are more likely to end up in jail or prison later in life, according to a new working paper from the Leeds School of Business.

Denver skyline

Colorado business confidence falls amid politics, trade concerns

Oct. 1, 2019

Colorado business leaders said they are pessimistic about the economy for the first time since 2011.


When it rains: The hidden impact of wildfire

Oct. 1, 2019

After a wildfire, rainfall carries organic contaminants into nearby watersheds, resulting in added filtration costs downstream.