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Why we commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jan. 26, 2024

Thomas Pegelow Kapalan—professor of Holocaust studies focusing on modern German-Jewish history, histories of violence and language—shares his take on the significance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, its historical context and its impact on shaping collective memory.

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Climate change opinions swing elections

Jan. 23, 2024

A new CU Boulder analysis found that, with U.S. voters, climate concerns likely gave Democrats the White House in 2020.

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5 things to know about the Triceratops, an iconic western dinosaur

Jan. 16, 2024

A new, full-scale skeleton of a Triceratops dinosaur has arrived on campus, shining a light on Colorado’s ancient past—a time when creatures like this three-horned dinosaur tromped through landscapes with palm trees, and flying reptiles with 20-foot wingspans called pterosaurs soared through the sky.

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As election season approaches, journalism needs a look in the mirror

Jan. 16, 2024

Mike McDevitt, a professor of journalism at the College of Media, Communication and Information, shares ideas for reporters looking to stop authoritarianism and advocate for democracy.

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Legal rights and legal reality diverge for single women in Nepal

Dec. 18, 2023

CU Boulder doctoral candidate Tracy Fehr’s research examines the intersecting identities limiting Nepali women’s access to disaster relief funds following the devastating 2015 earthquakes.

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Anthropologist finds South American cultures quickly adopted horses

Dec. 18, 2023

Assistant Professor William Taylor’s new study sheds light on how the introduction of horses in South America led to rapid economic and social transformation in the region.

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Thoughts and prayers? In mass shootings, reporters need to think compassion and care

Dec. 14, 2023

There’s no playbook for covering mass shootings. But that may soon change, as Elizabeth Skewes studies how the media can tell the right story—by being more considerate to victims and survivors.

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Not just angry, but motivated and voting

Dec. 4, 2023

In a new publication, CU Boulder doctoral graduate Kimberly Killen highlights how “angry feminist claims” have the power to inform and mobilize.

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Who supports Putin? Men, older generations and traditionalists, study shows

Nov. 30, 2023

In a new study led by CU Boulder, researchers surveyed more than 8,400 people in six former Soviet Union nations about their support for the controversial Russian leader. In Ukraine, at least, Russia's long and bloody invasion seems to have backfired on the leader.

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Employer-labor relations in the balance

Nov. 28, 2023

Associate Professor Vilja Hulden’s recent book “The Bosses’ Union” highlights how employers organized to fight labor before the New Deal.