A person in a purple Rockies T-shirt sits in a stadium, one arm crossed and the other extended to scratch her head.

Loving the losing baseball team

July 16, 2024

With the baseball season well underway, 鶹ѰBoulder history professor Martin Babicz offers thoughts on why some fans remain loyal to baseball’s perennial losers.

Nathan Elexander Moore

Dystopian ‘fissures of disaster’ intensify our own world

July 15, 2024

In a newly published story collection, The Rupture Files, Assistant Professor Nathan Alexander Moore explores identity and community in dystopian worlds.

Anna Tsouhlarakis at the National Portrait Gallery

Artist transcends traditional notions of Native American art

July 10, 2024

Whether in a somber performance in the National Portrait Gallery or in her wry takes on Native humor, Assistant Professor of art and art history Anna Tsouhlarakis follows her heart.

Soldiers training at Camp Hale in 1963-64

6 decades later, scholar locates site of secret CIA-Tibet training camp

June 4, 2024

Professor Carole McGranahan has long studied the Tibetan perspective of China’s invasion and occupation of Tibet, and with dogged research pinpointed the exact location of the CIA’s training of Tibetan soldiers to fight Chinese invaders—once a state secret. A commemoration will be held on June 9 at Camp Hale, Colorado.

Bill Porter appears at the Met Gala in entirely gold beaded attire, including large wings extending beyond his hands.

Is it fashion or costume? Sometimes it’s both

May 6, 2024

Associate Professor Markas Henry reflects on the sometimes vague or even non-existent line between clothing and show—a distintion that can blur at the annual Met Gala.

The 鶹ѰBoulder Art Museum in the summer with people walking by, down the sidewalk.

17 arts, humanities projects receive grants

May 6, 2024

A Research & Innovation Office grant program announced nearly $95,000 in combined funding for 17 projects exploring topics in disciplines from Asian languages and environmental design to composition and Classics.

In a horizontal dance position, Erika Randall extends her left leg with a pointed toe, and reaches back with her left arm, round golf-ball size lights glimmering around her with a black background.

How ‘dance like nobody’s watching’ does and doesn’t describe dancers

April 29, 2024

On International Dance Day, Erika Randall, a 鶹ѰBoulder professor of dance, reflects on the popular advice that can apply to both dance and life.

top half of unearthed Ramesses II statue

Archaeologists unearth top half of Ramesses II

April 24, 2024

A team co-led by classics researcher Yvona Trnka-Amrhein unearthed the upper portion of a huge, ancient pharaonic statue whose lower half was discovered in 1930. Ramessess II was immortalized in Percy Bysshe Shelly’s “Ozymandia.”

Students and faculty record arrangements at Might Fine Recording studio in Denver

Jazz program reimagines classic graduation tune

April 23, 2024

The College of Music’s Thompson Jazz Studies Program will be shaking up this year’s commencement ceremony with new takes on the timeless “Pomp and Circumstance,” reimagined in the styles of Latin jazz, New Orleans funk and big band swing.

Glenn Miller plays trombone with Holly Moyer's Orchestra at Curran Theater in 1923

Donor support puts Glenn Miller collections in the spotlight

April 23, 2024

鶹ѰBoulder’s vast and historically valuable Glenn Miller collection is set to take the spotlight, thanks to a philanthropy-funded archiving project. Miller attended 鶹ѰBoulder before becoming one of the most successful big band musicians of the 20th century.