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Denser population means more productivity

Living in bigger, denser settlements allowed the inhabitants of ancient cities to be more productive, just as is true for modern urbanites, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder and the Santa Fe Institute.

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The Grenada Revolution, through a humanities lens

Grenada’s short-lived communist government fell in 1983 during the U.S. invasion of the Caribbean island nation. This week, an expert on the topic will discuss conflicting memories of the revolution and U.S. intervention from the perspective of the humanities. Associate Professor Shalini Puri is scheduled to speak on the topic Thursday, Feb. 26, at 5 […]

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Experts to discuss unfolding refugee ‘catastrophe’

“Refugees: An Unfolding Catastrophe” is the focus of the next Social Sciences Today Forum at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What’s another 4 billion people? A new challenge

As the Earth accommodates the next 4 billion humans, chances are that the demographic issues will differ from the last population increase of that magnitude—between 1960 and 2010.

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CU experts to observe national park's centenary

The CU-Boulder University Libraries will host a panel event celebrating the 100th anniversary of Rocky Mountain National Park on Thursday, March 5, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

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Brakhage Symposium fêtes cinema of Ken Jacobs

The Brakhage Center will host its 11th annual symposium, featuring the work of celebrated filmmaker Ken Jacobs, at the University of Colorado Boulder March 6-8.

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