• How old are your arteries?

    Your chronological age might not yield the answer. CU-Boulder researchers are studying ways to reverse arterial aging, linked to the leading cause of mortality in America. I spent 12 weeks in a clinical study of a carbohydrate that might reverse arterial aging. Here’s what I learned...

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  • Archaeologist digs into her research, teaching

    At Gordion, one of the most important archaeological sites in the Near East, remains of antiquity’s dead breathe more life into professor’s scholarship and classrooms.

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  • But seriously, just how crazy is this woman?

    Suzanne Heintz spends her workdays in the broadcast industry. In her off hours, she broadcasts her art, which might strike some as odd. For the last 14 years, she’s appeared in a host of family photographs with a “husband” and “daughter,” who happen to be mannequins.

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  • Depressed but decisive, anxious and paralyzed

    While anxiety reduces the ability to choose words, depression is associated with better performance in word selection, CU-Boulder-led study finds.

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  • Grad students mentor under-represented students

    Graduate students at the University of Colorado Boulder have launched a program designed to promote inclusion among under-represented groups in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics—or STEM—majors.

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  • CU chemistry labs get state-of-the-art upgrade

    The long-awaited chemistry lab renovations to Ekeley Science Middle Wing at the University of Colorado Boulder were completed in August, and classes are taking advantage of these new state-of-the-art teaching facilities for the first time during the fall 2014 semester.

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The College

The A&S Advantage

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.

  • 53 Undergraduate Majors

  • 10 Residential Academic Programs

  • >60% Classes that have under 25 students

  • 5 Nobel Laureates

Why a liberal arts education matters.