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US life expectancy still falling, Native Americans hardest hit

June 9, 2022

Life expectancy of Native Americans in the U.S. dropped by nearly five years during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research reveals. The study also found that while the rest of the developed world is rebounding in terms of life expectancy, the United States is not.

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Multiple diagnoses are the norm with mental illness; new genetic study explains why

May 10, 2022

A new genetic analysis, using data from hundreds of thousands of people, sheds light on why more than half of people diagnosed with one psychiatric disorder will be diagnosed with a second or third in their lifetime.

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How the end of Roe v. Wade could shape women’s futures

May 5, 2022

In the wake of this week's leak about a private Supreme Court vote to strike down Roe v. Wade, CU Boulder sociologist Amanda Stevenson discusses how such a ruling could impact women's mortality and the way they live their lives.

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Video: Congratulations, Buffs! A year-end message from the chancellor

April 29, 2022

Chancellor Philip DiStefano celebrates students, staff and faculty with a message of congratulations and appreciation at the close of the 2021–22 academic year.

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Where to find academic help before finals

April 18, 2022

With finals coming up soon, this is a great time to learn where to seek additional help if you need it. Here is a list of free places you can go to find academic help.

Dean of Students JB Banks

The dean’s list of advice: 3 ways to finish strong

April 8, 2022

Buffs, we’re almost at the end of another semester. I know it can be challenging to stay motivated right now, but you’re almost done and have a well-deserved break just around the corner. With finals coming up, I have some advice to help you make it through these next few weeks.

Amy Hoagland

CU Boulder artist wins national award for art about climate change

April 7, 2022

Amy Hoagland received the top award from new program that recognizes emerging craft artists who advance sustainability through their art. Hoagland's work is also on display at the CU Art Museum through April 14.

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‘Patient influencers’ are booming on social media. Is that good or bad?

April 4, 2022

Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly partnering with real-life patients, who share their personal stories and advocate for brands in health-related online forums and social media posts. That intrigues and concerns advertising researcher Erin Willis, who has launched a new research agenda to take a closer look.

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Why permanent daylight saving time is a bad idea

March 28, 2022

A new bill that recently passed in the U.S. Senate would make daylight saving time permanent. But many in the scientific community are calling for the opposite approach⁠—making standard time permanent. CU Boulder sleep researcher Ken Wright explains why.

Chancellor Philip DiStefano interviews retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal

Conversations with the Chancellor: On leadership with Stanley McChrystal

March 17, 2022

In case you missed the Feb. 28 discussion, watch as Chancellor Philip DiStefano and retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal talk about the invasion of Ukraine, how to develop leadership skills in any organization and more.

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