Service Learning and Civic Engagement Programs

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  • American Music Research Center The American Music Research Center (AMRC) is a rare music repository dedicated to exploring and celebrating the rich traditions of American music. We are a joint venture between the University Libraries and the College of Music devoted to discovering, sharing, and preserving American music of all kinds: classical, popular, and traditional. As a repository of precious and unique music materials, the AMRC seeks to preserve American music and enhance its cultural and transformational potential for future generations...
  • Animating Fossils Through Performance in Jefferson County Schools Shine is a musical performance created by Beth Osnes that weaves together climate science and artistic expression into a funny and powerful story that spans 300 million years of geological time. Fossils in the Classroom is five-lesson hands-on science curriculum created by James Hakala, that engages students and teachers in the study of fossils and aims to get students turned on to science through paleontology...
  • Boulder County Latino History Project The Boulder County Latino History Project helps to correct the widespread omission of Latinos from local history books and school curriculums. It began in 2013 as a community-based initiative to document and make known the previously invisible experiences of Latinos in Longmont, Lafayette, and Boulder over the past century. The project’s 100 volunteers and interns assembled 1,600 primary sources of many types: oral history interviews and other biographical materials, family photographs, information from old newspapers, school records, U...
  • Center for Asian Studies - Campus and Community Outreach The Center for Asian Studies encourages and supports Asian area scholarship across disciplinary and university boundaries. Our mission is to support faculty research and teaching initiatives related to Asian Studies and to disseminate knowledge of Asia in the community and schools. As part of this mission, the Center for Asian Studies hosts numerous symposia, talks, performances, and presentations each year...
  • Center for Asian Studies K-12 Outreach The Center for Asian Studies (CAS) on the Boulder campus of the University of Colorado brings together faculty, students, and community members to encourage and support Asian scholarship across disciplinary and college boundaries. Through its three principal K-12 outreach programs, CAS annually offers opportunities for teachers ranging from Saturday workshops to credit-bearing professional development courses to summer study tours...
  • Center of the American West The Center of the American West, at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is one of the region's most creative and innovative organizations in identifying and addressing such crucial issues as multiculturalism, community building, fire policy, and land, water, and energy use. The Center brings together, for meaningful conversation and interaction, people as diverse as the American West itself...
  • Classics 101 with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival Learn all about the plays in CSF's 2019 season from the experts - our dramaturgs. A dramaturg is a theatre scholar who researches a play. Join the Colorado Shakespeare Festival dramaturgs for behind-the-scenes discussions on the productions presented. This informal lecture series is a great way to learn about the historical context, production history and behind-the-scenes aspects of the plays...
  • 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...
  • Community Collaboration in Understanding Pueblo Agriculture This archaeology dissertation project endeavors to improve understanding of how Pueblo people responded to Spanish introductions and impositions, assessing the degree to which agricultural introductions (new crops, technologies, livestock, etc.) were incorporated into Pueblo life. The field work involves surveying the areas around pre-Hispanic and colonial-era pueblos, identifying, mapping, and documenting agricultural features and collecting sediment cores to analyze for microbotanical remains...
  • 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...
  • CU Boulder Department of Theatre and Dance - CU Contemporary Dance Works CU Contemporary Dance Works (CUCDW) company provides a week-long residency tour for Colorado communities underserved in the arts. CUCDW company members, MFA in Dance candidates chosen annually, share repertory for informal and formal performances or assemblies, movement workshops and teacher trainings in community centers, performance venues and K-12 settings in these communities...
  • 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 Upward Bound About CU Upward Bound CU Upward Bound (CUUB) is the longest-running of CU Boulder's pre-college outreach programs. Like all Upward Bound programs, CUUB is funded by the US Department of Education to help low income and first-generation college going students succeed in high school and prepare for postsecondary success. But the CUUB program sharpens the focus of a typical Upward Bound with its unique mission to challenge, protect and connect the primarily indigenous student population we serve...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Early Native Peoples of Colorado Guided Program (Recommended for 3rd - 5th grades) Discover and explore the diverse objects and unique life ways of native peoples of Colorado with a focus on the Ancestral Pueblo peoples (Anasazi) of southwest Colorado and the Four Corners area in this hands-on, station-based guided program. 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...
  • Indigenous Connections at Rocky Mountain National Park The Center of the American West (CAW), the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies (CNAIS), Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP), and representatives from the Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Oklahoma, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe in Montana, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe in Colorado, the Ute Indian Tribe of Uintah and Ouray in Utah, and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in Colorado, are carrying out a project that seeks to improve the educational and interpretive programs at Rocky Mountain National Park in ways that are more inclusive of tribal nations...
  • Journalism and Mass Communication/High School Outreach for Journalism The Office of Student Inclusiveness and Scholarships at the University of Colorado at Boulder's Journalism and Mass Communication Program hosts 40 high school students each summer as part of the Summer High School Developmental Program in Journalism. The students from the state of Colorado, primarily from the Boulder/Denver metro area and rural communities, who have expressed interest in media careers, participate in the summer campus program for a 5 to 6 weeks...
  • K-12 in CU- Boulder's Special Collections & Preservation Department The Special Collections & Preservation Department at CU-Boulder Libraries welcomes visits by K-12 teachers and their students. Lectures covering a variety of subject areas at appropriate grade levels can be arranged with staff. Located in Norlin Library, a visit can support K-12 curriculum in the book arts, the history of science, and photography. Lesson plans covering other subject areas can be offered...
  • Now at the Macky Gallery From September to May, the Macky Gallery showcases exhibits curated under a partnership with the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public every Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery is also open for ticket holders during events in the hall.

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