• Birzer appointed as Conservative Thought and Policy scholar

    Bradley J. Birzer has been appointed as the second Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy in the College of Arts and Sciences. Birzer, a professor of history and the Russell Amos Kirk Chair in American Studies at Hillsdale College in Michigan, will begin his one-year appointment beginning in fall 2014.

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  • Holocaust collection shows way from 'Darkness to Light'

    Donation of massive collection documenting the Holocaust preserves material amassed to refute Holocaust deniers and boosts CU-Boulder’s archives.

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  • Vietnamese primates get hand from CU prof

    In critical habitat now open to scientific collaboration, paleontologist experiences ‘profound’ satisfaction working to preserve modern, endangered primates.

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  • CU becomes leader in study of Tibet

    ‘We have three tenure-track, full-time specialists in Tibet, and that’s three more faculty specializing in Tibet than you find at most universities. It’s not a huge group … but it’s an incredible opportunity (for research) and also for students.’

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  • How much earthquake risk does ‘fracking’ pose?

    While one researcher estimates a 1-in-2,000 chance of dying in a fracking-related earthquake, CU hydrogeologist notes evidence of human-induced seismicity but says more careful study is needed.

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  • Grad reaps satisfying rewards with gardening startup

    Bryant Mason, a CU alumnus, has taken his passion for sustainable, back-yard agriculture and turned it into an entrepreneurial venture.

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The College of Arts and Sciences is the liberal arts college at the University of Colorado. It is our mission to provide you with an excellent education that will not only prepare you for a career but will also give you the tools needed to have a meaningful and impactful life.

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  • 10 Residential Academic Programs

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  • 5 Nobel Laureates

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