Bruns and Crumb at a recording session of 'Metamorphoses, Book II' at Swarthmore College in 2021

Upholding the impact and legacy of composer George Crumb

Feb. 12, 2024

Associate Professor of Music Theory Steven Bruns and the late renowned composer George Crumb shared a close, long-lasting professional relationship and deep friendship. As Bruns nears retirement this spring, he reflects on his role as Crumb’s archivist and biographer.

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CU Engineering celebrates Black History Month

Feb. 12, 2024

The College of Engineering and Applied Science is celebrating the contributions of their researchers, instructors, student leaders and alumni. Read featured stories, get resources and join in uplifting our Black and African American community members.

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Celebrate National Clean Out Your Computer Day

Feb. 12, 2024

Now is the perfect time to give your most-used devices some TLC, because organizing your computer will set you up for success. Visit OIT’s website for tips to make the most out of your clean-up.

The 2022 Conference on World Affairs procession through international flags

Get ready for the Conference on World Affairs April 9–12

Feb. 12, 2024

With the participation of students, faculty, staff and visitors from around the world, this year’s Conference on World Affairs will boast 70 panel discussions, performances and keynote events with three main themes—leadership, global equity and the next 100 years. All are welcome to attend!

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20 things to do: Cozy up under the stars, do a random act of kindness, more

Feb. 12, 2024

This week is all about spreading love and kindness. CU organizations are offering plenty of events including a talk from space experts, free candy, the 2024 Inclusive Sports Summit, Black Love Day and more.

CU Board of Regents

Regents consider 3% to 4% tuition-increase proposals

Feb. 9, 2024

At their recent board meeting, the CU regents received an overview of tuition and fee proposals. They discussed hiring and retention and heard updates on CU Boulder’s Climate Action Plan, the CU Strategic Plan and more.

Book pages shaped into hearts

Labor of love: What romance writing can teach us about thriving in the gig economy

Feb. 9, 2024

Romance authors were early adopters of digital self-publishing. A new book by Christine Larson explores how their willingness to experiment and their close networks helped them thrive when the publishing industry shunned their work.

Illustration of a quantum workforce

CU Boulder-convened Quantum Community Coalition unveils vision for ‘quantum-ready workforce’

Feb. 9, 2024

A statewide coalition of higher education and industry partners has outlined a detailed vision for Colorado to translate its legacy as a national leader in quantum information science and technology into workforce development and educational opportunities.

Black hole in deep space

How black holes switched from creating to quenching stars

Feb. 9, 2024

Mitchell Begelman and a team of other astronomers, including Joe Silk, a professor at Johns Hopkins University, published their findings in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, suggesting that new theories of galactic creation are needed to explain the existence of these huge black holes.

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5 things to know about diet culture

Feb. 9, 2024

Have you ever felt pressure to look a certain way? If so, you’re not alone. Here are some things you should know about diet culture, its impacts and how you can support yourself and others in a culture centered around dieting.