CU Boulder helps advance the public good in Colorado and beyond. Some of that outreach is community-engaged research, teaching and creative work by the university's faculty and staff. Students participate in service learning and volunteer projects. Arts and cultural programs provide rich experiences on and off campus for audiences of all ages. Faculty members routinely share their knowledge through public talks and serve as resources to the media. This website is a directory of many types of outreach programs and activities. It is not an exhaustive list, but it does cover much of what is happening between CU Boulder and the public.
The Science Community Outreach Program and Education (S.C.O.P.E) started out with a goal of diversifying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) industries. The program works with underrepresented middle schoolers to build a science identity before kids lose interest or think they cannot be scientists because of a lack of representation.Continue Reading
The Office for Outreach and Engagement has changed its name to the Office for Public and Community-Engaged Scholarship to reflect its charge to support faculty involved in public and community-engaged scholarship and to differentiate its focus from other campus functions and units. “This name change reinforces the office’s focus on the…Continue Reading
Five CU Boulder faculty members have been selected to join the Office for Outreach and Engagement’s Community Perspectives program—a professional development program offering each cohort the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills as publicly and community-engaged scholars. 2024 CohortBethy Leonardi, Associate…Continue Reading
The Coloradans and Our Shared Environment in Times of Challenge and Change art exhibition will be at the Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community (SEEC) building from Jan. 18 – Feb. 24, with an opening reception on Jan. 18, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. CU Boulder climate scientists and Colorado artists collaborated…Continue Reading
The Colorado State Legislature passed a bill directing the Natural Hazards Center to assess current emergency alert practices, processes, and outcomes related to how those groups receive warnings. The resulting report—currently available in draft form—identified several ways the state can address gaps in funding, resources, and practice to provide more inclusive…Continue Reading