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Werewolves, Comic Con and the writer’s life

Published author and English Professor Stephen Graham Jones relies on his students to bring in new ideas and new ways of seeing things. Students—immersed in his courses on werewolves, comic books, slasher novels, screenwriting and haunted houses—rely on Jones to paint a picture of the writer’s life.

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Climate propelled Patagonian ice age extinction

A study led by the University of Adelaide and including the University of Colorado Boulder indicates giant ice age-era mammals that roamed Patagonia until about 12,300 years ago were finally felled by a rapidly warming climate, not by a sudden onslaught of the first human hunters.

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Advisors win national awards for helping students

Two advisors in the College of Arts & Sciences have been recognized in the past year by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), a national association of professional advisors, counselors, faculty, administrators and students working to enhance the educational development of students.

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Global ethane concentrations rising again

Global emissions of ethane, an air pollutant and greenhouse gas, are on the uptick again, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Antarctic lakes provide data on fires and fossil fuels

The perpetually ice-covered lakes in Antarctica’s McMurdo Dry Valleys preserve the dissolved remnants of black carbon from thousand-year-old wildfires as well as modern day fossil fuel use, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

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‘Troilus and Cressida’ brings women to the front lines

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s season of myths, legends and fairy tales under the stars continues with the rarely staged Troilus and Cressida, a thrilling and timeless Trojan War epic penned by the Bard in 1602. The play opens June 24 on the Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre and runs through Aug. 6.

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