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.
Join CU-Boulder Faculty for CU on the Weekend, Free Public Programs
The public is invited to attend free, weekend programs led by some of the University of Colorado Boulder’s most interesting faculty as part of the Saturday series, CU on the Weekend.
With topics ranging from the sweeping stories behind celebrated musical compositions to the micro-level study of bacteria that uniquely forms each person’s microbiome, CU on the Weekend programs are designed to satisfy the community’s curiosity surrounding some of the intriguing ... more...
CU-Boulder Students, Elementary Schoolers Discover Ties that Bind as Reading BuddiesZora Eckert opens her storybook and begins to read aloud, her voice assured but quiet, leading the audience to lean in. Seated beside her on a bench, Serena Lewis holds up a second copy of the book, giving the circle of listeners a chance to peek at the crayon-colored illustrations floating above the text on crisp, white pages.“The Cat and the Duck” is a rare volume, not sold on ... more...
College and Elementary School Students Teach Each Other in El Pueblo MágicoProfessor Kris Gutiérrez has a rule about her after-school program at Alicia Sanchez Elementary School in Lafayette:“If you’re not having fun, something is going wrong.”And nothing is going wrong on this spring afternoon. About 40 second- to fifth-graders are in small groups avidly working to ... more...
New Community Lecture Series Begins with Talk, Workshop about Healthy Body Image
Sona Dimidjian, University of Colorado Boulder associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, taught Women’s Mental Health to CU undergraduates last year and was repeatedly inspired by the enthusiasm of students to create a world in which girls and women were less vulnerable to the social pressures that influence health problems like eating disorders and depression.
“The CU undergraduates in my classes have such passion for learning ways to contribute and create a ... more...
Science Discovery Sparks Interest in STEM and CU-Boulder Science
Nine-year-old Sydney Wilcox wants to be an astronaut when she grows up because “space is really cool.” She was in good company at a recent CU Science Discovery event where she declared her career aspirations a stone’s throw from the University of Colorado Boulder’s space exploration laboratory and at the heart of CU-Boulder research hubs.
Wilcox and her family were part of a crowd of approximately 800 kids and parents who came to campus for more...
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