Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment
The Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment is a research center under Colorado Law that serves the people of the American West, the nation, and the world through creative, interdisciplinary research, bold, inclusive teaching, and innovative problem solving in order to further true sustainability for our lands, waters, and environment...
Girls At the Museum Exploring Science (GAMES)
Girls At the Museum Exploring Science (GAMES) is a unique program designed to encourage interest and excitement about science in 4th and 5th grade girls. The program consists of six weekly after school visits to the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History (CU Museum). While at the Museum, the girls explore the sciences of archaeology, botany, entomology, paleontology, and zoology through hands-on activities using real museum specimens and direct interaction with scientists and museum professionals...
Green Energy Distribution in Rural Haiti
The picture to the right depicts a portion of the 12 kW solar array that serves both to power the l'Institut Technique de la Côte Sud (ITCS) compound and as a teaching tool for ITCS students in the renewable energy program. Construction of the micro-grid (the solar photovoltaic array plus a bank of lithium ferro phosphate batteries to store the energy) took place between 2017 and 2019 as a joint project of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Special Interest Group for Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) of the University of Colorado at Boulder (UCB) and faculty and students of ITCS with funding from UCB and the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC)...
The Energy Green Teams visit the Hill, East Campus and Goss/Grove neighborhoods to distribute compact florescent light bulbs and sink aerators to residents that are home. They discuss energy saving tips and distribute educational materials to residents.
Growing Up Boulder
Growing Up Boulder is Boulder’s “child and youth-friendly city initiative” that began in the spring of 2009 as a collaboration between the University of Colorado (CU), the City of Boulder, and Boulder Valley School District working in partnership with local non-profits, businesses, and many children and youth. GUB is an internationally recognized model of best practice in the field of child-friendly cities...