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.

Leslie Blood leads accountability seminar

Dissertation writing tailored to personality and values

Oct. 16, 2019

Leslie Blood has developed accountability seminars to help graduate students feel more grounded as they transition from structured classroom work and research to writing a dissertation.

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.

Students study on the top floor of JILA, a joint research institute of CU Boulder and NIST.

New Boulder facility to help pave the way for quantum computers

Oct. 3, 2019

Located on the CU Boulder campus, a new lab will probe the behavior of materials that could become a critical component of superconducting quantum computers.

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.

No-No Boy’s Julian Saporiti

No-No Boy visits Boulder campus

Oct. 2, 2019

No-No Boy’s Julian Saporiti and Emilia Halvorson will visit Boulder for a week-long residency on campus to share their work with students and faculty about Japanese American internment camp survivors and their stories.

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.

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