Explore recent news and announcements about outreach and engagement programs, resources, and activities.
Leading Neuroscientists to Discuss Mental Training to Improve Well-being at Free Talk on Dec. 9 - Dec 2nd, 2014
On Tuesday, Dec. 9, renowned neuroscientists and psychologists will share research-based mental training techniques that have been shown to improve well-being and contribute to happiness, creativity and productivity. The community lecture is free and open to the public beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the University of Colorado Boulder’s Macky Auditorium.
Introducing the 2014-2015 CU-Boulder Outreach Awards - Nov 21st, 2014
From solar-powered theatre to straw bale building research, 2014-2015 outreach awarded programs extend across disciplines and communities. This year, 35 programs were granted CU-Boulder Outreach Awards for projects that extend faculty members' research, teaching, and creative work through mutually beneficial partnerships with external constituents.
The CU-Boulder Outreach Committee, comprised of faculty...
New Outreach Staff Steering Committee, Inaugural Brown Bag Seminar on Jan. 9 - Nov 21st, 2014
An Outreach Staff Steering Committee was recently established at CU-Boulder. The goals of the new committee are to enhance collaboration, share best practices, and increase professional development opportunities among CU-Boulder outreach staff and to lay the groundwork for a community of practice.
Administered and led by staff from across disciplines, the...
Changes in Leadership for the Office for Outreach and Engagement - Nov 21st, 2014
The times they are changin’ for the Office for Outreach and Engagement. Linda Molner Kelley has announced she will resign from her position as Director for Outreach and Engagement.
With more than 25 years of experience at CU-Boulder, Molner Kelley has worked for the Office for Outreach and Engagement for six...
Mindfulness Techniques Can Help Protect Pregnant Women Against Depression - Nov 19th, 2014
Pregnant women with histories of major depression are about 40 percent less likely to relapse into depression if they practice mindfulness techniques—such as meditation, breathing exercises and yoga—along with cognitive therapy, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.
About 30 percent of pregnant women who have...
Top Teens to Track Potential ‘Killer Asteroids’ During Summer Science Program at CU-Boulder - Oct 30th, 2014
University of Colorado Boulder administrators have signed a memorandum of agreement to host 36 of the nation’s top high school students beginning next summer to image, measure and track near-Earth asteroids using university telescopes.
The asteroid research is the keystone project for students participating in the international Summer Science Program (SSP),...
CU-Boulder Fiske Planetarium to Offer Eclipse-Proof Sunglasses for Partial Solar Eclipse Viewing Oct. 23 - Oct 20th, 2014
On Oct. 23, a partial solar eclipse will grace Colorado skies and, if you want to catch a glimpse of it, the University of Colorado Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium is offering eclipse-safe glasses for viewing.
The partial eclipse will begin at around 3:15 p.m., reaching maximum at 4:36 p.m., when it will...
Anne Heinz to Retire as CU-Boulder Dean of Continuing Education, AVC for Outreach - Oct 10th, 2014
University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today announced that Anne Heinz, dean of Continuing Education and Professional Studies and associate vice chancellor for Summer Session and Outreach and Engagement, will retire effective June 30, 2015, after 26 years at the university.
“Throughout her time at the university Anne has been...
Public Invited to Local Latino History Project’s Celebrando la Historia on Oct. 9 - Oct 8th, 2014
The community is invited to join the Boulder County Latino History Project for “Celebrando la Historia: Over 100 Years of Latino Contributions” on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway Street, Boulder.
Celebrando la Historia is free and open to the public. At the event,...
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Community and CU-Boulder Student Leaders to Convene to Identify Opportunities to Advance Global Women Rights - Oct 1st, 2014
On Sunday, Oct. 5, local trailblazers and University of Colorado Boulder student leaders will convene to discuss the unique challenges and corresponding opportunities today’s women leaders face.
Titled “Women in Leadership: Breaking the Glass Ceiling,” the event will be held in Multipurpose Room 4 at the CU-Boulder Recreation Center, 1855 Pleasant...
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