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Couple’s $1 million bequest supports neuroscience, conservative scholarship

As a liberal undergraduate, Todd D. McIntyre planned to study psychology and then attend law school. He didn’t anticipate becoming so fascinated with science, the brain in particular, that he’d completely change his academic trajectory and then launch a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry, where developing treatments for brain pathologies has been his primary focus.

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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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