William and Flora Hewlett Foundation grant to fund research by Sara Yeatman and colleagues

Jan. 21, 2020

Sara Yeatman, Associate Professor and Chair of Health and Behavioral Sciences, along with colleagues at CU Boulder, was recently awarded $705,000 from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. This grant will support their ongoing project assessing the long-term impact of expanded access to contraception on women’s education and income.

Second episode of the English department’s podcast now available

Dec. 3, 2019

The second episode of the podcast CultureKlatsch , sponsored by the English Department, focuses on the recent films of Jordan Peele ( Get Out [2017] and Us [2019] ), in the context of the larger history of the horror genre. It features Assistant Professor Andrew Scahill, students in Associate Professor...

Contributing author Marty Otañez continues working for tobacco workers’ rights

Dec. 3, 2019

Assocaite Professor of Anthropology Marty Otañez is contributing author to "International Labor Organization (ILO) ends tobacco industry funding" for the Tobacco Control journal blog. The work builds on over twenty years of Otañez' research and advocacy focused on tobacco industry exploitative labor practices at the farm level and strategies farm...

Hamilton Bean gives seminar in Japan

Dec. 3, 2019

On November 22, Communication Associate Professor and INTS Director Hamilton Bean delivered the 33rd Sogo Bosai seminar at Kyoto University’s Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI). His talk was entitled, “Does Japan Have a Problem with Mobile Public Alert and Warning?”

Soumia Bardhan co-edits book on globalization impact on academia

Dec. 3, 2019

Communication Assistant Professor Soumia Bardhan's co-edited book, Internationalizing the Communication Discipline in the Age of Globalization, was just published by Routledge. Globalization and the resulting internationalization of universities is driving change in teaching, learning, and what it means to be educated. This book provides examples of how the Communication discipline...

Podcast featuring feminist visionaries highlights Communication faculty

Dec. 3, 2019

Communication Professor Emeritx Sonja K. Foss's and Associate Professor Amy Hasinoff's work has been featured recently in the podcast, Radicals and Revolutionaries Lab , by Jillian Foster. The podcast describes itself as “an intersectional, international, and intergenerational podcast with feminist visionaries.” Foss and her twin are the subject of episode...

TOMORROW: Learn about the new CLAS Staff Council and enjoy holiday treats

Dec. 3, 2019

The newly formed CLAS Staff Council will advocate for and promote the interests of CLAS staff through professional development opportunities, building staff community, and serving in an advisory capacity to the Dean of CLAS in matters pertaining to staff interests and needs. The Council’s goal is to promote a positive...

Emily Wortman-Wunder wins Iowa Short Fiction Award

Nov. 20, 2019

Not a Thing to Comfort You , a book of short stories by Emily Wortman-Wunder, English Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track, recently won the 2019 Iowa Short Fiction Award.

Ivan Ramirez publishes on the intersection of housing and mental health

Nov. 20, 2019

Along with colleagues at the University of Denver, Ivan Ramirez (Health & Behavioral Sciences Visiting Assistant Professor, and Research Affiliate for the Consortium for Capacity Building (CCB) and The Institute of Arctic & Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado Boulder) recently published on the intersection of housing and...

Boram Jeong publishes and presents new work

Nov. 20, 2019

Boram Jeong, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, contributed the chapter “A People Yet to Come: ‘People of Color’ Reconsidered,” to the recently published Race as Phenomena: Between Phenomenology and Philosophy of Race (edited by Emily S. Lee, Rowman and Littlefield, 2019). She also gave the invited talk, “On Colonial Temporality: Modernity...