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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...
Special Valentine’s Day Event about Albert Einstein Slated for CU-Boulder - Feb 2nd, 2015
Up for a romantic Valentine’s Day evening? Then head to the University of Colorado Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium to Relativity for Lovers – A Valentine’s Day Among the Stars, for music, film and a talk on the genius of Albert Einstein.
The 7 p.m. event Feb. 14 will feature selected clips from...
Colorado Community and K-12 Groups Awarded Grants for Projects Related to Air, Water Quality and Oil and Gas Development - Jan 30th, 2015
Six community-led projects from across Colorado will explore air quality, water quality and sustainable pathways for energy development in their local communities with support from newly awarded grants from the AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network based at the University of Colorado Boulder.
The grants aim to improve understanding of the risks and...
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...
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