Explore recent news and announcements about outreach and engagement programs, resources, and activities.
Experts to Address the Health Benefits of Sleep in Free Community Talk, Clinical Workshop on July 28 - Jul 17th, 2014
For people with doubts about the benefits of sleep, on Monday, July 28, experts from the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of California Berkeley aim to put those to rest.
The public is invited to the free community talk, “Cultivating Nourishing Sleep,” from 6-8 p.m. in the Wolf Law...
At Midyear, Colorado Poised for Continued Growth in 2014, says CU Leeds School - Jul 10th, 2014
The Colorado economy continues to outperform the U.S. economy and grow at a magnitude that slightly exceeds previous expectations, according to the midyear economic outlook released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.
Colorado’s employment is up by 3 percent year-over-year from May 2013 to May 2014....
CU-Boulder, Harvard and Northwestern Launch Center to Study How Educational Leaders Use Research - Jun 25th, 2014
The Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education has awarded nearly $5 million to the University of Colorado Boulder, the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University and Northwestern University to create a new center that will study how educational leaders—including school district supervisors and principals—use...
CU-Boulder and NCAR Researchers Seek to Reduce Deadly Air Pollution from Cooking Emissions - Jun 24th, 2014
A $1.5 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency will help researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Center for Atmospheric Research measure pollution from residential cooking and better understand a problem that kills millions of women and children each year in the developing world.
According to the...
Picture Books for Visually Impaired Kids Go 3-D thanks to CU-Boulder Research Team - Jun 23rd, 2014
“Goodnight room, goodnight moon. Goodnight cow jumping over the moon...”
A children’s classic that already is a candidate for the all-time best feel-good book, “Goodnight Moon,” has gotten a boost: A University of Colorado Boulder team printed the first 3D version of it, allowing visually impaired children and their families to...
Outreach and Engagement Staff Coalesce for Community-University Boundary Spanners Workshop - Jun 6th, 2014
Outreach staff from across campus and CU System came together in June for a professional development workshop led by facilitators from the Engaged Scholarship Consortium.
“Community-University Boundary Spanners: A Framework for Capacity Building, Quality Improvement, and Professional Development for Outreach and Engagement Staff” was sponsored by the Office for Outreach and...
CU-Boulder Receives $1.5 Million Award for Undergraduate Science Education - May 29th, 2014
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded the University of Colorado Boulder $1.5 million over five years to continue to transform science education by encouraging more real-world research experiences for undergraduates, ranging from cancer studies to screenings for new antibiotics.
The new award will allow CU-Boulder to strengthen hands-on, research-oriented teaching...
CU-Boulder, Mesa County Team Up to Make Snow-depth Data Free to Water Managers, Farmers, Public - May 7th, 2014
A University of Colorado Boulder professor who developed a clever method to measure snow depth using GPS signals is collaborating with Western Slope officials to make the data freely available to a variety of users on a daily basis.
CU-Boulder aerospace engineering sciences Professor Kristine Larson and her colleagues discovered in...
Public Achievement Students Raise Awareness about Social Issues through Yearlong Service Learning Projects - Apr 30th, 2014
BOULDER– On Tuesday, May 6, nearly 250 K‐12 students and 80 University of Colorado Boulder undergraduates, who participate in CU Boulder’s Public Achievement program, will share their recent efforts to raise awareness about 20 public issues during a public project fair. The event, which serves as a culmination to CU’s...
CU-Boulder Student Inventions to be Demonstrated April 26 at Engineering Design Expo - Apr 21st, 2014
A deployable fire hose stand designed for the Longmont Fire Department and a heat-resistant mask designed to protect firefighters and fire victims from poisonous fumes will be among more than 90 student inventions showcased at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Engineering Design Expo on Saturday, April 26.
The event, which is...
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