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Why only some voters have climate change on the brain this November

Nov. 4, 2022

Assistant Professor Matt Burgess discusses the political polarization of climate change and efforts to reduce it, as voters cast their ballots in the midterm elections.

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Colorado voters have faith in statewide elections, concerns about the economy

Nov. 2, 2022

A new survey of Coloradans led by CU Boulder finds nearly 71% of residents believe elections in the state will be conducted "fairly and accurately" in 2022.

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Will abortion spur more women to vote in November? Expert weighs in

Oct. 28, 2022

With the midterm elections right around the corner, Michaele Ferguson discusses Roe v. Wade, the role gender plays in politics today, how a Republican strategy may or may not work in the purple state of Colorado and more.

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Steve Bannon’s influence on conservative politics: Expert on alt-right explains

Oct. 19, 2022

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is expected to sentence former Trump aide Steve Bannon on Oct. 21. Professor Ben Teitelbaum offers insight on Bannon’s role in shaping conservative politics and how his actions have served to further his agenda.

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15 scholars weigh Trump ‘corruption’

Oct. 10, 2022

An essay collection edited by CU Boulder anthropologists explores expanded notions of corruption in the Trump era. Corruption is endemic to the United States, the editors argue.

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Honoring Indigenous Peoples Day: Land acknowledgments and why they matter

Oct. 7, 2022

As part of Indigenous Peoples Day, Andrew Cowell addresses the new campus land acknowledgment, the history of land acknowledgments across the Americas, and how—when accompanied by meaningful actions—such recognition can raise awareness and lead to greater support for Native communities.

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How strong is Putin’s grip on power? Political scientist weighs in

Sept. 26, 2022

Amid surprising losses in Ukraine, “Putin appears to be determined to take down as many people with him as he can,” says CU Boulder’s Sarah Wilson Sokhey.

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Studying the Marshall Fire recovery to help communities rebuild

Sept. 23, 2022

CU Boulder has received a major grant to research recovery from the Marshall Fire to help communities rebuild from future disasters.

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A handful of universities may control flow of ideas, people in academia

Sept. 21, 2022

In the United States, 80% of university faculty were trained at just 20% of the nation’s schools, according to new research from computer scientists at CU Boulder.

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Should you delete your period-tracking apps? A look at data privacy post-Roe

Sept. 8, 2022

In the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to eliminate the constitutional right to an abortion, some fear law enforcement agencies or private citizens could use data from apps, Google searches or social media posts as evidence of a crime in places where abortion is illegal. Colorado Law data privacy expert Margot Kaminski offers her take.