Explore recent news and announcements about outreach and engagement programs, resources, and activities.
Public Achievement students to host outreach event at Casey Middle on April 18 - Apr 8th, 2015
On Saturday, April 18, Boulder County secondary students, who participate in the University of Colorado Boulder’s Public Achievement program will host Building Bridges, a free community carnival and information fair at Casey Middle School (1301 High Street) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
An opportunity to both foster community and...
2030 Visionary: Anne Heinzís Impact on Outreach & Engagement at CU-Boulder - Apr 3rd, 2015
After 26 years at CU-Boulder, Anne Heinz is slated to retire on June 30, but not without leaving a significant legacy and an enduring impact on the university’s outreach and engagement initiatives.
“Anne expanded the outreach programs across the state and involved faculty from all disciplines,” said Chancellor Phil DiStefano. “Because...
Peg Posnick and Staff Awarded Outreach & Engagement Excellence Honors - Apr 2nd, 2015
The Office for Outreach and Engagement is pleased to announce Peg Posnick, outreach coordinator for the Department of Theatre and Dance, has been selected as the recipient of the inaugural Anne K. Heinz Staff Award for Excellence in Outreach & Engagement. In addition, Amanda Giguere, outreach director for the Colorado...
CU-Boulder Hosting Colorado Communities Scanning Event and Consultations with Historical Experts - Mar 31st, 2015
The University of Colorado Boulder is celebrating Colorado history with a three-day scanning event for the Colorado Communities historical website and free consultations with experts on family history and genealogy.
The event is part of the Colorado Communities initiative, which is creating a website to document Colorado local history over the...
Call for Proposals: CU-Boulder Outreach and Engagement Award Proposals Due April 20 - Mar 20th, 2015
Boulder campus faculty are invited to submit proposals for 2015-2016 outreach and engagement funds to be awarded by the CU-Boulder Outreach Committee in June 2015. Proposed outreach projects should extend faculty members’ research, teaching, and creative work.
Individual faculty applicants may request up to $8,000 for each project; interdisciplinary or interdepartmental...
Free Online Course from CU-Boulder Tackles Water Issues in the American West - Mar 11th, 2015
How has the scarcity of water in the American West resulted in so much controversy? A free online course offered beginning April 1 by experts at the University of Colorado Boulder will answer that question and take students on a virtual journey, following water as it makes its way from...
Doctoral Student Receives Thomas Jefferson Award for Exemplary Service, Leadership - Mar 3rd, 2015
Two students and two faculty members from the University of Colorado community have been named recipients of the 2015 Thomas Jefferson Award, among the highest honors given at CU, the state’s largest institution of higher education.
The awardees were chosen for embodying and advancing the ideals of Jefferson, the third U.S....
Google Recognizes Two CU-Boulder Programs that Use Creativity to Teach Kids to Code - Feb 19th, 2015
Two University of Colorado Boulder programs that teach kids to code have received Google RISE Awards to support their efforts to attract girls and underrepresented minorities to computer science.
The two programs are the Scalable Game Design project, which hooks kids on coding by empowering them to build their own video...
CU-Boulder Ranks No. 6 Nationally for Peace Corps Volunteers - Feb 17th, 2015
The University of Colorado Boulder is ranked No. 6 in the nation for graduates serving as Peace Corps volunteers with 62 alumni currently serving around the world, the Peace Corps announced today.
In the annual Top Colleges list, CU-Boulder has held a position in the top eight nationally among large institutions...
New Report Charts Colorado's Vulnerability to Climate Change - Feb 4th, 2015
This is a joint news release of CIRES, the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado State University.
Sea-level rise may not be eating away at Colorado’s borders, but climate change exposes other critical vulnerabilities in the state, according to a new report. Rising temperatures likely will take a toll on cattle...
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