You're invited to attend a livestream discussion with the Polaris Dawn crew: Sarah Gillis—a CU Boulder alumna—Jared Isaacman, Anna Menon and Scott Poteet. The crew will spend up to five days in orbit conducting research on human health and laser-based communications technology. The launch will include experiments from Professors Allie Anderson and Torin Clark.
Cancer is caused by cells from one’s own body that have lost proper control of their growth and division cycle, then acquired a propensity to move to places they don’t belong. Hear more from Distinguished Professor Richard McIntosh at a free lecture.
One of two CU students on The Washington Post’s “composers and performers to watch” list, Kedrick Armstrong will conduct the CU Symphony Orchestra’s performance of “Sinfonietta” on campus—this before the world premiere of “The Factotum” with the Lyric Opera of Chicago in February.
At the COP27 climate conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Alliance—an international initiative supported by CU Boulder and others—announced the Human Rights Climate Commitments. The first draft of the commitments will be an outcome of the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit on campus Dec. 1–4.
At the global climate summit next month, teachers and aspiring teachers will be in the audience and working with an educator's guide created at CU Boulder to help their students understand how climate change is impacting people and communities and how they can help. Participating teachers may apply for graduate credit and a stipend—deadline Nov. 16.
School shootings have already reached a record high in 2022, with 40 so far killing 34 people and injuring 88. With a new $2 million grant from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence seeks to help 40 Colorado schools tackle the social and cultural roots of violence.
In the dream clinic of the future, patients struggling with mental illness might—in addition to sharing their feelings with a therapist—have their brains scanned to pinpoint regions that may be misfiring.