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Alternative Breaks
Alternative Breaks, a program of the Volunteer Resource Center, sends teams of college students to engage in community-based service projects during academic breaks. Alternative Breaks provides opportunities for students to learn about the problems faced by members of communities with whom they may otherwise have had little or no...
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Center for Energy and Environmental Security
An interdisciplinary research and policy center at CU-Boulder Law School, Center for Energy and Environmental Security (CEES) works to develop practical strategies and solutions for moving international society toward a global sustainable energy future. CEES addresses issues of energy security and climate change by anticipating emerging concerns, establishing new lines...
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Center of the American West
The Center of the American West, at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is one of the region's most creative and innovative organizations in identifying and addressing such crucial issues as multiculturalism, community building, fire policy, and land, water, and energy use. The Center brings together, for meaningful conversation and...
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CESR (Center for Education on Social Responsibility) in the Leeds School of Business
Bridging Business and Social Responsibility The mission of CESR, in the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado, Boulder is to develop socially conscious, values-driven business leaders of tomorrow by preparing them to meet the ethical, social and environmental challenges of today's business world. It is the purpose of...
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CESR's Socially Responsible Enterprise (SRE) Certificate
The Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR) offers the Certificate in Socially Responsible Enterprise (SRE) to further develop students' ability to meet future leadership challenges by crossing the boundaries of traditional functional areas of business and those that separate business from other academic disciplines. Students who complete the certificate...
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CIRES - Center for Science and Technology Policy Research
The Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) was initiated within the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder in 2001 as a contribution both to the CIRES goal of "promoting science in service to society" and to the University's vision of...
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CIRES - Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN)
To provide students with accurate information about climate and energy science, educators require scientifically and pedagogically robust teaching materials. To address this need, the Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) assembles a new peer-reviewed digital collection as part of the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) featuring teaching materials centered...
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CIRES - Education and Outreach
CIRES researchers explore all aspects of the earth system and search for ways to better understand how natural and human-made disturbances impact our dynamic planet. CIRES strongly supports and encourages education outreach. Programs exist for K-12 school districts, teachers and students, undergraduates at CU and elsewhere, and other community groups....
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CIRES - Education and Outreach Evaluation Services
Evaluation and assessment methodologies are designed and implemented for programs and proposals on an individual basis. Various tools and approaches are developed to assess how well a program's goals and objectives have been met. This often includes front-end (e.g., user needs assessments), formative (e.g., quarterly evaluation reports), and summative (e.g.,...
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CIRES - Inspiring Climate Education Excellence
The Inspiring Climate Education Excellence: Teacher Professional Development for Effective Instruction in Climate Science Literacy. The ICEE project provides a face to face workshop, an online course and self-directed learning modules to help teachers learn to be Climate Literate. ICEE addresses important climate science content and the pedagogical skills necessary...
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Climate Change Adaptation of African Universities - Ethiopian Institute for Climate and Society
The program was awarded a grant by the Open Society Institute to develop the capacity of African Universities in Climate Change adaptation. A new inter-disciplinary graduate program in Climate and Society was designed and the program began its work in January 2012. The first graduates of the Program in Climate...
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Co-Developing Locally Manufacturable Pico-Wind Turbines in Tanzania
Tanzania has an electrification rate of 14%, with only 2% of people in rural areas having access to electricity. There is a clear need for rural electricity, but the cost of extending the grid makes this method prohibitively expensive. Our program aims to develop a means of off-grid electrification that...
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Colorado Bioneers
Colorado Bioneers Conference is a regional event for students, faculty, staff, and the broader community to connect with visionary and practical solutions for restoring people and the planet. Focusing on successful and innovative models, examples, stories, and research, Bioneers celebrates, networks, and inspires. Since 2002, Colorado Bioneers has...
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Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels (C2B2)
The Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels (C2B2) is a cooperative research and educational center devoted to the conversion of biomass to fuels and other products. C2B2 is a research center of the Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory and is supported by state, institutional, and industry funds. C2B2 provides private industry...
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Communication And Social Engagement (CASE) for Sustainability
Communication And Social Engagement (CASE) identifies and provides students at the University of Colorado opportunities to serve their communities in the interest of environmental sustainability and Communication scholarship. CASE brings together scholars, practitioners, and students to work to understand and implement communication strategies for a more sustainable world. Together with...
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Conference on World Affairs
Founded in 1948, the Conference is a yearly tradition on the Boulder campus that attracts over 90,000 in attendance. Each April, 100 participants from a wide array of disciplines come to Boulder for five days of events on the arts, media, science, diplomacy, technology, environment, spirituality, politics, business, medicine, and...
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Continuing Education at CU-Boulder
The mission of the Division of Continuing Education is to provide quality, innovative lifelong learning opportunities to a diverse student population by extending the educational resources of the University of Colorado Boulder. Continuing Education provides students with financial aid planning, academic advising, career counseling, registration, and other helpful services. The...
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CU Going Local
CU Going Local is a committed group of university and community members brought together by the common desire to create a more sustainable world through relocalizing campus community. Through the most fundamental necessity of food, CU Going Local strives to combat global environmental and social problems through community-based initiatives. CU Going...
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CU Green Labs
The CU Green Labs Program provides materials and education to CU-Boulder campus labs to help them reduce their energy and water usage. A typical lab uses seven times more energy than a typical office but there are many ways to reduce used resources. CU Green Labs is a collaborative effort...
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CU Mountain Research Experience
The CU Mountain Research Experience provides 12 high school juniors and seniors with an opportunity to participate in ecological field research at CU-Boulder's Mountain Research Station. During this 5-day program, held August 1-5, 2011, the students will work closely with CU-Boulder graduate students from Project EXTREMES and undergraduate participants in...
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