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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 Studies, a non-religious academic program that explores Jewish culture, history and society, in partnership with the CU Boulder Office for Outreach and Engagement Arts and Humanities Initiative.
  • CU Builds the Geometry Park "CU Designs the Geometry Park" is a cooperative effort between the Program in Environmental Design and the Geometry Park, an existing project in the Center for STEM Learning (CSL) to create a STEM-based exhibit in Romero Park, Lafayette. The future park construction is currently funded; however, we would like to extend the outreach impact by including a student design class and evaluation...
  • CU Going Local CU Going Local is a committed group of university and community members brought together by the common desire to create a more sustainable world through relocalizing campus community. Through the most fundamental necessity of food, CU Going Local strives to combat global environmental and social problems through community-based initiatives. CU Going Local is a student organization that promotes local and sustainable food on campus and in the Boulder community...
  • CU GOLD - Gaining Opportunities through Leadership Development EVERY STUDENT CAN BE A LEADER. Find your strength as a leader with CU GOLD. CU GOLD (Gaining Opportunities through Leadership Development) provides free leadership development opportunities to all CU students as a department of the Center for Student Involvement. All undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in at least one credit hour are encouraged to join the Core Leadership Program at the start of each semester! The Core Leadership Program is a semester-long cohort program consisting of a leadership retreat in the mountains of Colorado, a community service project, and weekly sessions devoted to a variety of leadership topics including understanding personal values, diversity, and different leadership styles...
  • CU Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Policy Society has a growing need for expertise in science and technology policy. The Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Policy at the CU-Boulder, which is being offered in a parallel form at the Colorado School of Mines, is a rigorous educational program to prepare students pursuing graduate degrees for careers at the interface of science, technology, and decision making...
  • CU Green Labs The CU Green Labs Program provides materials and education to CU-Boulder campus labs to help them reduce their energy and water usage. A typical lab uses seven times more energy than a typical office but there are many ways to reduce used resources. CU Green Labs is a collaborative effort between Department of Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Management and the Environmental Center...
  • CU on the Weekend CU on the Weekend is a lecture series that is free and open to the public. Take advantage of the unique opportunity to interact with some of CU Boulder's most dynamic faculty and learn more about their teaching, research and creative work. These programs allow for in-depth conversations on a range of engaging subjects. CU on the Weekend Fall 2017 Series What Do You Hear? Listening to Modernist Music Saturday, Sept...
  • CU Science Discovery Summer Camps CU Science Discovery offers a variety of STEAM experiential learning programs for students ages 5-18. K-8 camps and high school classes take place on the CU Boulder and UC Denver Anschutz Medical Campus. Half-day programs run from 9am-12pm or 1-4pm and full-day programs run 9am-4pm (unless otherwise noted). Select an AM and PM option to create a full-day experience encompassing varied topics and take advantage of our FREE lunch supervision from 12-1pm...
  • CU Wizards Now in its 35th year, CU Wizards is happy to share a new season with you as they explore the exciting worlds of physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and more! FREE to the public, the monthly shows entertain and inform children about the wonders of science. Shows are one Saturday morning per month from September to June and provide a perfect start to a fun-filled weekend...
  • 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...
  • CU/Pojoaque Youth Culture Camp The CU/Pojoaque Youth Culture Camp is part of an on-going collaboration between the Department of Anthropology and the Pueblo of Pojoaque, a federally-recognized American Indian tribe. In 2018, the camp will once again take place in conjunction with the Department of Anthropology's Summer Archaeological Field School (ANTH 4350) during Summer Session A...
  • Cultural Unity & Engagement (CUE) Center K-12 Outreach Program The Cultural Unity & Engagement (CUE) Center offers a unique visit program that is designed to welcome Kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) students from the Denver/Metro area and across Colorado and the U.S., to a university campus and the college experience. Visits include campus tours and college panel discussions led by current undergraduate and graduate students...
  • Dennis Small Cultural Center The Dennis Small Cultural Center (DSCC) exists to serve underrepresented student groups on the CU-Boulder campus by providing programmatic support and a safe space for cultural expression and community gatherings. DSCC serves the campus community as a whole by providing opportunities to enhance cultural awareness and celebrate diversity. The center is committed to facilitating programs and resources that contribute to the intellectual, cultural, social, ethical, and personal growth of all students...
  • Designing STEAM Kits for Children in Hospital Settings This project will work to design meaningful Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) experiences for children who are patients in long term hospital settings. This development of STEAM Kits will engage young patients in interesting and informative activities while meeting hospital standards regarding infection control and safety. The project is a partnership between the CU Boulder Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME), CU Science Discovery, Idea Forge, and Children's Hospital Colorado (CHC) Volunteer and Risk Management Staff...
  • Developing Local Expertise Through Collaborative Technology Design For the past two years the Office of Outreach and Engagement has supported members of the School of Education and ATLAS to work with a community-based food justice organization to leverage technological resources to improve the social, cultural, and physical contexts of the Westwood neighborhood of Denver. Using techniques from participatory design research, we together designed a software application (the "Promotora App") that allows the non-profit to document its food justice work in the neighborhood and to share this information across a broad network including city policy makers, potential funders, and food activists throughout the country...
  • Dig In! to Local Food Community Literacy Campaign In 2014, "The Shed: Boulder County Foodshed" formed as a working board comprised of local leaders, to educate the public about local food and encourage increased supply and consumption. They have asked CU faculty to help them gather data and create a countywide food-literacy campaign. The project goal is to create a multifaceted food-literacy campaign, called Dig In! to Local Food, that helps: residents to understand what aspects of local food they support (e...
  • Digital Library for Earth System Education Researchers at the Institute of Cognitive Science and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research are working with 124 middle and high schools in the Denver Public School system to provide a new online resource system. The system, called the Curriculum Customization Service, offers teachers access to about 13,500 resources, including lesson plans, scientific data, visualizations, interactive computer models and virtual field trips...
  • Discover Fossils Guided Program (Recommended for preK - 2nd grades) Discover different types of fossils and prehistoric plants and animals through observing, identifying, and comparing. This program includes time to explore the museum's Discovery Corner. Guided programs at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History on the CU-Boulder campus are designed as interactive and hands-on learning experiences where students use objects, inquiry, and critical thinking skills to discover, wonder and reflect...
  • Discover Native Americans (recommended for preK - 2nd grades) Discover the prehistoric Native Americans of Southwest Colorado through observing, matching, comparing, and matching. This program includes time to explore the museum's Discovery Corner. Guided programs at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History on the CU-Boulder campus are designed as interactive and hands-on learning experiences where students use objects, inquiry, and critical thinking skills to discover, wonder and reflect...
  • Discovery Kits The University of Colorado Museum loans portable kits for in-class and home use. Discovery Kits are carry-on sized suitcases and contain authentic museum specimens, casts, models, and activity ideas. The kits can be used as a free-standing study unit or as pre- and/or post-visit activities when combined with a trip to the museum. Kits are available for a rental fee of $10/week...