The University of Colorado Boulder offers an array of outreach and engagement programs, initiatives, and resources. This site serves as a gateway for campus and community members to learn more about these activities.
CU-Boulder helps Delta and Weld County high schoolers conduct air quality research
May 19, 2016
Since last fall, more than 200 Delta and Weld County students have been conducting hands-on air quality research, thanks to a partnership between the University of Colorado Boulder and high schools in the area.
Under the guidance of CU-Boulder mechanical engineering associate professor Michael Hannigan, graduate and undergraduate students have worked closely with teachers from Delta, Cedaredge, Hotchkiss, Paonia and Greeley Central ... more...
New books chronicle local Latino history
May 4, 2016
A new book set that chronicles the lives and contributions of Latinos in Boulder County can now be found in area elementary, middle and high school libraries, and will be used more widely to teach Latino history in local classrooms this fall.
The Boulder County Latino History project and Majorie K. McIntosh, a CU-Boulder Distinguished Professor emerita of history, teamed up to publish the two volume set, Latinos of Boulder County, ... more...
Radio broadcast of Navajo women's views on energy now online
May 3, 2016
A radio broadcast featuring Navajo women's views on energy that premiered on Earth Day is now available online.
Beth Osnes, associate professor of theatre and dance at the University of Colorado Boulder, developed the half-hour radio documentary with partners from the Navajo Nation. Native Voice 1 is syndicating the radio program around the country.
“The broadcast shares stories that reflect indigenous women's ... more...
Lafayette middle schoolers get a taste of college life
April 28, 2016
Alex Klein, 11, stirred glue, borax and water together in a bowl as his classmates watched, mesmerized by the science experiment unfolding in front of them.
“It’s a beautiful masterpiece,” Alex declared, using a wooden spoon to stretch the goopy, blue mixture.
Alex was one of nearly 500 sixth- and seventh-graders from Angevine Middle School in Lafayette touring campus and participating in programs presented by more...
Monarch High School students win BoCo Youth Climate Challenge
April 27, 2016
Four high school students from Monarch High School have won the BoCo Youth Climate Challenge for a project that aims to help local businesses use clean energy.
Students Mariah Wagner, Erika Shapiro, Alexis Weismann and Simone Fohrman hope to create a website featuring local businesses that use solar, wind or other forms of energy that don’t emit carbon dioxide. The online platform would also share information about clean ... more...
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