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San Luis Valley

San Luis Valley Region

The following are the programs and resources available to the San Luis Valley region.

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  • Acequia Assistance Project

    Acequia is an Arabic word that means "water bearer." An acequia is a physical irrigation system - a ditch -- but the term "acequia" in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado also describes a philosophy about water and community. That philosophy encompasses the concept that water is so...

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  • Assessing Drinking Water Quality on Colorado's Western Slope

    The goal of this project was to assist in a study of risks to privately-owned, unregulated drinking water wells in six counties on the Colorado's Western Slope. The study is entering its third year of funding provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and it is directed by Kenneth...

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  • Boulder County Latino History Project

    The Boulder County Latino History Project helps to correct the widespread omission of Latinos from local history books and school curriculums. It began in 2013 as a community-based initiative to document and make known the previously invisible experiences of Latinos in Longmont, Lafayette, and Boulder over the past century....

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  • Business Research Division Outreach

    Serving Colorado since 1915, the Business Research Division (BRD) of Leeds Business at CU Boulder provides economic and demographic information needed by businesses, governments, and nonprofits. Specializing in economic and fiscal analysis, market research, and custom research projects, the division also produces the longest-running annual forecast of the state's economy,...

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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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  • Colorado European Union Center of Excellence

    The Colorado European Union Center of Excellence (CEUCE) aims to foster links between the United States Mountain West and the European Union by promoting mutual understanding and engagement among students, educators, researchers, policymakers, business and legal practitioners, and the general public. We envision CEUCE as a physical and virtual space...

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  • CU Boulder Peak to Peak

    Magicians, mystics, mischief-makers and messiahs take center stage in the brand new CU Boulder Peak to Peak Lecture series, a program that brings CU Boulder humanities scholars to communities around Colorado to share innovative perspectives on historical figures, events and enduring questions. It is offered through the Program in Jewish...

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  • CU-Stars: CU Science, Technology, Astronomy Recruits

    Our program recruits incoming and continuing undergraduate science majors from diverse backgrounds to a program at Fiske Planetarium and Sommers-Bausch Observatory. Our program includes internships, mentoring and tutoring, special sessions with local scientists, telescope observing, and a fun and supportive community. A special part of CU-STARS is our outreach program. Each...

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  • Curricular Library: TeachEngineering.org

    TeachEngineering is a searchable, web-based digital library collection comprised of standards-based engineering curricula for use by K-12 educators to make applied science and math come alive through engineering design in K-12 settings. The TeachEngineering collection provides educators with free access to a growing curricular resource of activities, lessons, units, maker...

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  • Fossils in the Classroom

    The hands-on teaching kits include fossils and casts as well as classroom lessons that directly address the Colorado Department of Education's state Colorado Academic Standard on the study of fossils (Life Science 2.2), and it connects the scientific work of CU-Boulder paleontologists with teachers and students in communities throughout Colorado....

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  • Scalable Game Design

    The goal of this project is to get computer science back into middle schools. The strategy is to reform middle school IT education at a systemic level exploring the notion of scalable game design as an approach to carefully balance educational and motivational aspects of IT fluency. The iDREAMS project...

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  • Startup Colorado

    Startup Colorado is ongoing through June 30, 2022 and acts in service to rural Colorado within its mission to "empower and sustain entrepreneurial communities across the state by amplifying a collaborative support network, making connections to key resources, and helping high-growth companies access trusted, flexible capital." The program was...

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