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Grad to 'push the envelope of applied demography'

About seven years ago, Rob Kemp had two encounters that changed his life. The first was when a mentor at the university where he earned his bachelor’s degree pushed him to talk with a former CU-Boulder PhD student. Until then, Kemp hadn’t really considered going on to graduate school.

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Grad rides across U.S. to help those with Parkinson’s

By Clint Talbott Henry Prescott looks more like a body builder than a stereotypically skinny Boulder bicyclist. The 2009 CU-Boulder history graduate is a personal trainer now working at the YMCA of Boulder while studying for his teaching certificate at Metro State University. On May 16, Prescott and a friend will begin a 43-day, transcontinental […]

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Sustainable, nutritious food as a silver bullet?

Melanie Sarah Adams had a hunch: Maybe today’s conventional agricultural practices not only degrade the Earth’s environment and threaten future food security but also produce nutritionally imbalanced foods that harm human health.

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Slick bark is found to stymie pine-bark beetles

Scott Ferrenberg, a U.S. Geological Survey ecologist who will graduate from the University of Colorado Boulder with his Ph.D. next month, has won a British Ecological Society (BES) Young Investigator prize. The prize—one of only five awarded each year—recognizes the best research papers published in BES journals by early career scientists.

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