Smog, also known as ground level ozone, shown here in Denver, is a growing problem in the western United States. Credit: National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Amid wildfires and a pandemic, here’s how to keep your indoor air clean

Sept. 7, 2021

Learn about the easy and effective ways we can keep our indoor air clean from ozone, wildfire smoke and COVID-19.

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Overconfidence is bad for your wealth

Sept. 7, 2021

When it comes to investing, it’s best not to trust your memory, according to a new study co-authored by Philip Fernbach at the Leeds School of Business. The study showed that investors tend to remember past investments performing better than they actually did.

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Video: CU Boulder experts give scientific update on COVID-19 pandemic

Sept. 3, 2021

Roy Parker and Kristen Bjorkman review the status of the COVID-19 delta variant in the United States, the latest data on vaccines and breakthrough cases, and more.

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BioServe Space Technologies hits 80 mission milestone

Sept. 2, 2021

When SpaceX CRS-23 launched to the International Space Station on Aug. 29, it carried with it a milestone for CU Boulder: the 80th mission to carry a payload from BioServe Space Technologies.

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#MeToo: Study finds sexual harassment in academic libraries more frequent than thought

Sept. 2, 2021

A first-of-its-kind quantitative survey co-authored by researchers at CU Boulder, William & Mary and Radford University has measured the prevalence of sexual harassment in academic libraries, with hope to enact change within the industry.

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What are the Jewish High Holy Days?

Sept. 1, 2021

Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and a month of celebrating renewal and moral responsibility––professor and Bible scholar Samuel L. Boyd explains the history of these holy days and why they might offer consolation in times of uncertainty.

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Japanese history project strengthens archival record

Aug. 31, 2021

A two-year effort to build a more complete account of the histories of the Japanese and Japanese American communities at the University of Colorado from World War II to the present day resulted in significant growth to the University Libraries Archives.

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Behind the blank checks: Leeds research takes a crack at SPACs

Aug. 31, 2021

Why are investors so interested in special purpose acquisition companies and what separates the successes from the failures? Research from Leeds uncovers new signals in S-1 filings.

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State of the Climate Report confirms 2020 among 3 warmest years on record

Aug. 31, 2021

A new report on the global climate confirmed 2020 was among the three warmest years in records dating to the mid-1800s, despite a cooling La Niña influence in the second half of the year. Several CIRES/CU Boulder experts contributed to the report.

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Stephen Graham Jones reflects on latest slasher novel

Aug. 31, 2021

“What slashers do is they carve into the world and balance the scales of justice," says horror writer and CU Boulder Professor Stephen Graham Jones. His newest book, "My Heart is a Chainsaw," is in bookstores now.