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 joins national arts and humanities consortium
September 21, 2016
The University of Colorado Boulder recently expanded its support of public scholarship in the arts and humanities by joining a national group working to advance democracy and participation in higher education.
Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, a national consortium of more than 100 higher education and community cultural organizations, is dedicated to highlighting and improving the ways that the ... more...
Video shows youth how to be "upstanders" with Shakespeare
August 28, 2016
The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is branching out in its efforts to curb bullying among young people in Colorado schools. Beyond visiting schools with its "upstander" message, the festival - in partnership with the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, also based at CU Boulder - has created an educational video.
One of the goals of the project is to empower students with an important ... more...
Launching rockets and STEM dreams for first-generation students
August 12, 2016
Wearing latex gloves and focused expressions, a group of middle school students gathered around a large cardboard tube recently at the CU Boulder Engineering Center then carefully began wrapping it in plastic. All the while, their instructor explained how rockets are manufactured.
Soon, these same students will travel to southern Colorado to launch a rocket they helped assemble as part of a CU Junior Aerospace Engineer Camp. This camp, in ... more...
Outreach program brings science camp to hospitalized youngsters
August 10, 2016
Fiona Brua, 12, is sitting in a wheel chair at Children’s Hospital Colorado, watching attentively as a small robot spins in circles, lights flashing and bells ringing. She directs it with an iPad, discovering countless ways to make it spin and change its noises and light patterns. Fiona has been in the hospital for a week with appendicitis, and this is a nice break.
“It can get boring, being in the ... more...
Diversity, learning and student success shine in summer pre-collegiate programs
August 2, 2016
No summer slowdown exists for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE). In partnership with academic departments across campus, ODECE hosts more than 1,500 middle and high school students, and soon-to-be freshmen in a variety of summer pre-collegiate programming.
“Summer presents us an opportunity to be innovative as we work to increase student diversity in our enrollment and as we look to increase student success ... more...
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