Macbeth performers on stage

The Bard in your backyard: Shakespeare covers Colorado

Feb. 15, 2019

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival announced a new initiative to bring live Shakespeare to every county in the state by 2028, reaching an estimated 180,000 audience members.

Students pose for photo in recycling bins at Vail Resorts

Pushing Boundaries: Vail Resorts aims for zero waste with help from Masters of Environment students

Feb. 15, 2019

Three CU Boulder students in the Masters of the Environment graduate program teamed up with Vail Resorts Inc. to help the industry leader reach its commitment to send no waste to the landfill by 2030.

A large audience of people sit at tables during Destination Startup.

Colorado university spinoffs showcased technologies, built relationships at Destination Startup

Feb. 14, 2019

Colorado’s innovation ecosystem was represented in full force at the state’s first-ever Destination Startup showcase on Feb. 1. The event included out-of-state and local investors.

Student places bowls

Puebloan artist’s distinctive black pottery comes to CU museum

Feb. 14, 2019

The CU Museum of Natural History is showcasing works by Maria Martinez, a master potter who rose to international fame for her signature black-on-black designs.

An image of a tree in a field depicting climate change and drought.

Reticent experts still have climate advocacy choices, scholars say

Feb. 13, 2019

Scientists can be climate advocates without tarring reputations, CU Boulder researchers contend.

Shalaya Kipp conducts a treadmill study in the Locomotion Lab at CU

Slower runners benefit most from high-tech shoes, other elite methods

Feb. 11, 2019

How much do high-tech shoes, special diets and exercises, drafting behind other runners and other strategies actually improve your finish time? A new study spells it out. The takeaway: The faster you are, the harder it is to get faster.

MAVEN spacecraft

MAVEN ushers in new era by tapping the brakes

Feb. 11, 2019

NASA's atmosphere-sniffing spacecraft will begin a series of maneuvers to tighten its orbit around the Red Planet and prepare for the arrival of the 2020 Mars rover.

Greenland ice sheet

Sand from glacial melt could be Greenland’s economic salvation

Feb. 11, 2019

As climate change melts Greenland’s glaciers and deposits more river sediment on its shores, international researchers have identified an unforeseen economic opportunity: exporting excess sand and gravel abroad.

Caster Semenya at the 2012 London Olympics

Testosterone limits for female athletes based on flawed science

Feb. 8, 2019

New international rules would require some elite female athletes to medically lower their testosterone levels in order to be able to compete among women. But a new study contends those rules are based on flawed science.

House for sale several feet under the water

Rising tides can sink property values

Two CU Boulder assistant professors discovered the perception of coastal properties exposed to sea-level rise can affect real-world markets.

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