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...
Reconnecting the Public to Solar Physics through Magnetism
Through a dynamic cross-disciplinary collaboration, we are developing an immersive science exhibit for students and the public visiting Fiske Planetarium to interact and engage with solar and space physics phenomena related to magnetism. The project is engaging over 20 undergraduate and graduate students to design, prototype, and fieldtest exhibit concepts through a 2019 Spring Semester studio course, ATLS 4519/5519: Design an Immersive Science Exhibit...
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)...
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, in its second year, is scheduled for summer and fall 2019. In this program, CU instructors (currently one professor and five EBIO graduate students) will partner with the non-profit Wildlands Restoration Volunteers (WRV: www...
Rethinking Participation at Adams 14 School district
CU Boulder faculty and a graduate research assistant (GRA) partner with community-based individual researchers located in Commerce City, to conduct community-based research to identify best practices for shifting the paradigm of Latinx parent participation at the Adams 14 school district (the district).
Our broader goal is the shifting of paradigm in Latinx parent participation that will help restore a dialogue between families and district representatives, ultimately impacting student achievement at the district...