Office for University Outreach

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.

Highlights

  • CU-Boulder helps Delta and Weld County high schoolers conduct air quality research

    CU-Boulder helps Delta and Weld County high schoolers conduct air quality research Weld County high school students present air quality research at symposium
    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

    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

    Radio broadcast of Navajo women's views on energy now online Women being interviewed for radio broadcast

    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

    Lafayette middle schoolers get a taste of college life Angevine Middle School students in science workshop at CU-Boulder
    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

    Monarch High School students win BoCo Youth Climate Challenge Monarch High School students win award for their climate project
    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...

Programs by Category

  • P-12

    P-12
    Programs and resources for P-12 teachers & students

  • On Campus

    On Campus
    Programs, services, and resources offered on the CU-Boulder campus

  • In Your Community

    In the Community
    Programs and resources that can be found online, across Colorado, and beyond.

  • Climate and Energy

    Climate and Energy
    Programs and resources featuring climate and energy issues and initiatives

What is Outreach and Engagement?
Outreach embodies collaborative projects and mutually beneficial partnerships among CU-Boulder and external groups that enrich both our academic and research missions and the communities we serve.
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