Women have been involved in jazz since the early 1920s, not just as vocalists but as instrumentalists, composers and arrangers. An understanding of jazz would not be complete without highlighting the influence and contributions of women—such as Bessie Smith, Valaida Snow, Mildred Bailey, Mary Lou Williams, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn.
CUnique Stories is an event in which storytellers—CU Boulder alumni—share stories about their CU experiences with current community members. Listen to stories about academics, personal growth, activities, activism, connecting with nature, friendships, community and more.
This talk focuses on ideological conformity in academia: where it comes from, which issues are especially sensitive and why it can be dangerous to enforce taboos around sensitive issues rather than encouraging different sides to openly debate them.
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church suggested the violation of “God’s law” provided divine license for the war against Ukraine. But CU expert and Bible scholar Sam Boyd says taking biblical law out of its historical context doesn’t work. Read on The Conversation.
This past December, three CU Boulder researchers climbed up the side of the world’s highest active volcano, 22,615-foot Ojos del Salado, to understand how tiny organisms persist at one of the driest and highest points on the planet. This first-of-its-kind project may ultimately help inform the search for existing and extinct life on other planets.
Research from Debanjan Mukherjee and a collaborative team of biomedical engineers, physicians and researchers could enable significant advances for the 40,000 pediatric congenital heart disease patients born each year.