College of Music K-12 Outreach
The College of Music offers an array of outreach programs and opportunities for K-12 students and teachers at the middle school and high school levels. The College of Music Outreach Website serves as a gateway for community members to learn more about programs available for specific areas, including choral, piano, band, orchestra, jazz and guitar.
Colombian Displaced Communities: Planning and Urban Design Seminar
This hands-on planning studio will collaborate directly with the community of Manantiales de Paz, helping them to prioritize projects and ideas to elaborate upon a community development plan. We will accomplish this through the use of photography, video, audio, and sketches during our visits to the community. We will work together to produce applied research document that can provide critical information about the site and its relationships with its larger territory...
Colorado Archaeology in the Classroom
The Archaeology in the Classroom project provides hands-on teaching kits containing real and reproduction artifacts, tools, and standards-based curriculum for teachers and schools around the state; a classroom presentation with hands-on objects and activities focusing on the early peoples of Colorado and the science of archaeology; and a Discovery Kit focusing on the Ancestral Pueblo people of Colorado, featuring real and reproduction artifacts, maps, and lessons for rental at the museum...
Colorado Bioneers Conference is a regional event for students, faculty, staff, and the broader community to connect with visionary and practical solutions for restoring people and the planet. Focusing on successful and innovative models, examples, stories, and research, Bioneers celebrates, networks, and inspires.
Since 2002, Colorado Bioneers has been a collaboration of student interests, regional talent and vision, as well as national leadership through Bioneers...
Colorado Center for Biorefining and Bioproducts (C2B2)
The Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels (C2B2) is a cooperative research and educational center devoted to the conversion of biomass to fuels and other products. C2B2 is a research center of the Colorado Renewable Energy Collaboratory and is supported by state, institutional, and industry funds.
C2B2 provides private industry with one-stop access to researchers, laboratories, students, and educators from four pioneering institutions (CU Boulder, CSU, Mines, NREL), each having unique strengths in biofuel and biorefining application areas...
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 within which these encounters among individuals from both sides of the Atlantic can be identified, explored, advanced and brought to fruition...
Colorado Family Project
The Colorado Family Project, a group of clinicians and researchers at the University of Colorado, is conducting a study of family-based therapy for youth ages 9-17 who have mood swings and a second or first degree relative with bipolar disorder.
Treatment focuses on helping children and their families understand and cope with mood swings, develop plans for preventing moods from getting worse, communicate more effectively, and solve family problems...
Colorado Shakespeare Festival in the Schools
The CSF in the Schools troupe tours schools throughout the school year, generally in the fall and early spring. Past productions have included Twelfth Night, The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, The Comedy of Errors, and Julius Caesar. All performances conclude with classroom workshops about violence prevention.
CSF in the Schools is proud to partner with the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at CU Boulder and the Department of Theatre and Dance, thanks to generous funding from the CU Office for Outreach and Engagement and the Boulder Arts Commission...
Colorado Shakespeare Festival School of Theatre
The Colorado Shakespeare Festival (CSF) offers after-school theatre classes and workshops for kids and teens ages 8-18. Classes are taught by CSF professionals and are usually held at Wesley Fellowship located on Folsom Street in Boulder close to campus. More information about the camp and the online registration form can be found on the program website...
Colorado Water and Energy Research Center
Colorado's water and energy resources are inextricably linked. Whether you're talking about the rivers that power hydroelectricity, the steam that spins turbines at coal- or nuclear-fired power plants, or the aquifers that neighbor natural gas deposits underground, it's nearly impossible to mention one resource category without implicating the other...
Communication And Social Engagement (CASE) for Sustainability
Communication And Social Engagement (CASE) identifies and provides students at the University of Colorado opportunities to serve their communities in the interest of environmental sustainability and Communication scholarship.
CASE brings together scholars, practitioners, and students to work to understand and implement communication strategies for a more sustainable world...
The ability to create and express oneself with technology is important for full participation in today’s digital society. However, troubling participation gaps still persist among underrepresented groups such as African-American and Latino-American youth. Communities Code aims to create high quality computing experiences for young people and to strengthen their social support by engaging their peers in after school programs, supporting their teachers through professional development, and inviting their families to learn alongside them...
Community Dialogues about “Opting Out” of State Assessments in Colorado
Through widespread “opt-out” efforts over the past several years, parent and student activists have pressured school districts, states, and the federal government to reconsider the extent and limits of state-mandated assessments. Critics of opting-out, however, argue that these efforts undermine the public value of collecting quality assessment data for all students, and the role these data play in addressing educational inequality...
A Community-University Partnership to Improve High School Math Performance and Engagement among At-Risk Students
The goal of this project is to implement an innovative positive psychology intervention aimed at improving high school math performance, particularly among high school girls and Hispanics/ Latinos. This year we successfully piloted this intervention in four diverse math classes at Niwot high school. This outreach award will allow us to expand this exciting project, and to more specifically target at-risk Hispanic/ Latino and female students...
Computers to Youth
CU-Boulder's "Computers for Youth" program provides middle and high school students from low-income communities around Colorado with upgraded computers and basic computing programs. Surplus computer equipment will be gathered, tested, and re-furbished to original specifications and loaded with the latest software to assist students' academic achievement.
Continuing Education - ACCESS Program (Fall, Spring, Summer)
ACCESS (Available Credit Courses for Eligible Special Students) enables non-degree students to take Boulder main campus undergraduate or graduate courses for personal or professional development. Some students will use the ACCESS program to work toward enrolling in a degree program in the future, to "test out" the university, or to learn from some of the best faculty in the country...
Continuing Education - High School Concurrent Program
The High School Concurrent Program is intended for high school students interested in the challenge of completing college courses at the University of Colorado Boulder. High School Concurrent students earn college credit that may also be applied to high school graduation requirements.
All high school students aged 16 and over are eligible to enroll in college courses with parent/guardian and high school counselor/principal permission...
Continuing Education at CU Boulder
Established in 1911, the Division of Continuing Education's mission is to provide quality, innovative lifelong-learning opportunities to a diverse student population by extending the educational resources of the University of Colorado Boulder. Since learning needs are unique and don't always follow the traditional college student path, Continuing Education offers a variety of programs--from individual courses and degree programs to science education for elementary and secondary students...
Creating a Cooperative Stewardship Zone in Boulder Canyon
This project will develop the Boulder Canyon Cooperative Stewardship Zone (CSZ), as an initial effort of the CU Center for Sustainable Landscapes and Communities. This is a novel approach to stewarding public lands that have complicated land ownership and are under threat from high recreation and limited management resources. The Boulder Canyon CSZ will join all stakeholders in a partnership network to share resources, management, research, and planning for this area which is heavily impacted by users...
Critical Civic Inquiry
Critical Civic Inquiry (CCI) is based on the premise that students from historically marginalized groups will be most likely to engage in school when they see academic work as relevant to their everyday lives and they are invited to participate with adults in making their schools better. This approach builds on recent evidence showing developmental benefits when young people are treated as partners in school change rather than just targets of remediation (Kirshner & Ginwright, 2012; Ozer & Wright, 2012)...
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