Explore recent news and announcements about outreach and engagement programs, resources, and activities.
Call for Nominations: New Staff Award for Excellence in Outreach & Engagement - Jan 20th, 2015
The Office for Outreach & Engagement is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the inaugural Staff Award for Excellence in Outreach & Engagement.
The award recognizes a staff member who has distinguished him/herself through demonstrated professional commitments to success with community outreach and engagement initiatives and exhibits some or all...
CU-Boulder and Lafayette Youth Plan Lafayette’s 10th Annual MLK Celebration - Jan 12th, 2015
On Monday, Jan. 19, community members will pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. during the City of Lafayette’s tenth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March for Peace and Celebration.
Planned in conjunction with the federal holiday, the event will kick-off with a community march at 12 p.m. at the northwest...
Six CU-Boulder Scholars Ranked Among Most Influential in Education - Jan 7th, 2015
ix members of the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education faculty were recognized in the “Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings” released today as being among the nation’s top 200 researchers whose scholarship bridges academic and public audiences.
The list was initiated by Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute and is...
Colorado Business Confidence Remains Positive, Stable for First Quarter of 2015, says CU-Boulder Index - Jan 5th, 2015
The confidence of Colorado business leaders has increased slightly going into 2015, according to the Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. The index also is more stable than ever in its 11-year history.
“We’ve gone seven quarters with very...
Colorado’s Broad Economic Expansion to Continue in 2015, says CU-Boulder’s Leeds School - Dec 8th, 2014
With 2014 marking Colorado’s highest employment growth since the start of the 21st century, the state will continue to expand in 2015, adding a variety of jobs in almost every business sector, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.
Wobbekind’s announcement is part...
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...
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