Ralphie's Kids Roundup
Ralphie's Kids Roundup (RKR), funded in part by the generosity of donors, provides an opportunity for Colorado kids, 8th grade and under, to experience college sports at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Unfortunately, kids who are in 9th grade and above are unable to participate due to NCAA rules. Sports in this program include Football, Volleyball, Soccer and Women's Basketball...
Re-Designing Literacy: An Intergenerational Reading and Writing Program Involving Teacher Education Students, the Centaurus High School 9th Grade Language Arts Team, and Local Elders
This project will assist in-service and pre-service teachers in implementing the newly instituted Colorado Academic Standards for Reading, Writing and Communicating in ways that promise to enhance diverse students' learning. Our goals are threefold: 1) to work with Centaurus High School 9th grade language arts teachers in developing a standards-based non-fiction curriculum, 2) to provide CU English language arts teacher-education students opportunities to participate in the curriculum-design process and to support 9th grade writers, and 3) to continue our earlier efforts to develop intergenerational literacy activities that will support the goals of school-based learning while fostering caring relationships between adolescents and elders...
Read with the Buffs
The University of Colorado Athletic Department along with IBM is promoting the importance of reading and is proud to present Read with the Buffs; a reading incentive program geared toward 2nd-4th grade students. As part of the program, CU student-athlete(s) make a visit to each participating school for a classroom visit. Those elementary school students that complete the program are invited to celebrate their achievements at a CU Women's Basketball game...
Renewable and Sustainable Energy (RASEI) Certificate Programs
CU-Boulder's undergraduate and graduate energy certificate programs provide a broad exposure to energy issues, with an emphasis on renewable and sustainable energy.
Required coursework for the undergraduate program includes energy science and technology, policy, and economics, plus electives in energy and environment, journalism, ethics, and other topics...
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI)
RASEI (pronounced RAY-see) is a joint institute of CU-Boulder and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to expedite the energy industries of the 21st century by advancing renewable energy research, engineering, and analysis. RASEI forms the center of an integrated energy campus by combining the best of NREL's mission and capabilities with the education and scholarship of CU-Boulder in partnership with industry and other federal research labs for a new generation of research...
The research computing group provides support and training for computational needs beyond your desktop. Services for researchers include large-scale computing, storage of research data, high-speed networking, consulting and training, and partnering on grant proposals.
The integration of computing resources, software, and networking, along with data storage, information management, and human resources to advance scholarship and research is a fundamental goal of cyberinfrastructure (CI)...
This project is a research collaboration between the Research Hub (PI Ben Kirshner, School of Education), Assistant Professor Ben Shapiro (Department of Computer Science and the ATLAS Institute) and Padres y Jóvenes Unidos (PJU). This proposal is guided by three broad goals.
Goal #1: In partnership with PJU, design and build a mobile-friendly web-based platform (called here Youth Data Platform or YDP) that supports chapters of PJU to carry out youth participatory action research (YPAR) about their schools and communities...
Restoration Ecology: A Youth and Inclusiveness Outreach Activity
This program is about relating restoration, ecosystem services, and human well-being to middle-school and high school students through 'knowing and doing' activities.
The program is scheduled for summer and fall 2018. In summer 2018, initial interactions will begin with the Youth Services Initiative, where CU instructors will partner with Wildland Restoration Volunteer instructors to train youth restoration volunteers...