Penguin in the Southern Ocean

As the Southern Ocean heats up, the race is on to protect Antarctica’s marine life

June 6, 2023

As Earth’s atmosphere continues to warm, biodiversity in the global ocean is increasingly at risk. In this Q&A with Cassandra Brooks, we explain the importance of protecting the Southern Ocean in particular as the world races to conserve biodiversity across the globe.

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The number of farms in the world is declining, here’s why it matters to you

May 11, 2023

New University of Colorado Boulder research shows the number of farms globally will shrink in half as the size of the average existing farms doubles by the end of the 21st century, posing significant risks to the world’s food systems.

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Business confidence index improves, remains pessimistic in Colorado

March 24, 2023

Prepared and released by the Leeds School of Business research division, the latest Leeds Business Confidence Index—which gauges Colorado business leaders’ opinions about economic trends and how their industry will perform in the coming quarter—marks the third-longest period of pessimism in the index’s 20-year history.

Actors Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston from Breaking Bad star in the newest PopCorners Super Bowl commercial.

Super Bowl commercials let you play, too

Feb. 7, 2023

Super Bowl ads have become almost bigger than the big game itself. Alix Barasch, associate professor of marketing, shares how big brands are engaging with you, the consumer—and how, sometimes, you’re helping them make their content.

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7 things to know about the internet’s midlife crisis

Jan. 31, 2023

From the spread of misinformation and hate speech to significant gaps in access, freedom of connectivity and information on the internet is plagued by real and mounting challenges. So, how do we address those challenges, and who is responsible?

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Business filings in Colorado surge in Q4 2022

Jan. 30, 2023

Colorado ended 2022 with continued strong job growth and is outperforming the nation in many areas, according to a report released Monday by CU Boulder and Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold.

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What Iranian protests mean in the fight for global women’s bodily autonomy

Nov. 21, 2022

Protests in Iran have sent shockwaves through the country as thousands across the globe have joined in solidarity. Marie Ranjbar explains the history of women-led protests in Iran, what's different this time and what the global community can do to support women's bodily autonomy there.

Denver skyline from City Park

Colorado economy remained mixed in Q3, still outperforming the nation

Nov. 15, 2022

Colorado’s job growth continued in the third quarter 2022, propelled by growth in labor force participation and elevated demand for workers, according to a new report released Tuesday by CU Boulder and Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold.

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Abortion bans to increase maternal mortality even more, study shows

June 30, 2022

New data shows that banning abortion would lead to more maternal deaths than previously thought, a critical finding less than a week after the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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What the end of Roe v. Wade means for reproductive rights and privacy

June 30, 2022

On June 24, the Supreme Court released a decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The court also ruled to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. Jennifer Hendricks, a professor at the University of Colorado Law School, addresses her interpretation of the rulings.