Robot with a heart

The ethics of artificial intelligence: Teaching computers to be good people

March 25, 2019

Real AI is lightyears away from the all-too-common sci-fi depiction of a heartlessly rational computer, though researchers are already grappling with ways to avoid the pitfalls you might see in the movies.

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Is Colorado really blue? Not necessarily, new survey shows

Jan. 24, 2019

While Democratic candidates swept recent statewide races, registered voters remain split on hot-button issues like fracking and whether businesses can deny services based on religious beliefs.

Governor-elect Jared Polis

Governor-elect Jared Polis donating congressional papers to CU Boulder

Dec. 27, 2018

Gov.-elect Jared Polis will archive his congressional papers in the CU Boulder Libraries Special Collections, Archives and Preservation department.

Dakota Access Pipeline protestors in front of Wells Fargo

Dakota Access Pipeline controversy cost companies at least $7.5 billion, study finds

Nov. 26, 2018

Companies involved in constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline lost at least $7.5 billion, according to a new CU Boulder case study.

Colorado capitol building

Democrats have an edge in Colorado midterm elections, new survey finds

Oct. 22, 2018

New survey results by CU Boulder political scientists give gubernatorial candidate and Democrat Jared Polis a 12-point lead over his Republican opponent Walker Stapleton.

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Women who run for office inspire others to do the same, study suggests

Aug. 28, 2018

As a record number of women seek seats in Congress, CU Boulder and Notre Dame researchers probe the motivations behind the trend.

political agreement climate

Dems, GOP agree more than they think on climate change

July 2, 2018

A majority of Republicans, independents and Democrats said they believed in human-caused climate change and the utility of reducing greenhouse gases.

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Coloradans distrust lawmakers, support Dreamers, survey shows

Jan. 25, 2018

Colorado residents overwhelmingly support Dreamers, firmly disapprove of Trump, and would likely elect a Democrat for U.S. Congress if a vote were held today, found a recent survey.

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Colorado Law partners with international human rights organization, launches new master's degree

Dec. 7, 2017

The University of Colorado Law School and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights announced today a partnership establishing an advanced program of study in international human rights.

Professor Tiara Na'puti

CU Boulder professor testifies before U.N. committee on Guam

Oct. 4, 2017

Professor Tiara Na'puti, a member of the indigenous Chamorro people of Guam, testified before a United Nations committee this week calling for its help in hastening decolonization of the beleaguered island.

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