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Geralyn Romero cuts ribbon next to Beth Stade at Geometry Park Opening

Tape cut on Geometry Point in Romero Park, Lafayette, CO

May 26, 2016

Built by over 100 students, faculty, and community members, Geometry Point at Romero Park in Lafayette, CO is now open. This creation of math and art inspires STEM learning in a beautiful and public place.Read more »
Noah Finkelstein and NSF Director France A. Cordova

CSL Featured at Congressional showcase of NSF programs.

April 27, 2016

NSF Director, Fance A. Córdova, in attendance at an exhibition in Washington DC held by the Coalition for National Science Funding ( CNSF ) where Noah Finkelstein represented CSL and the Network of STEM Education Centers ( NSEC ).Read more »
Geometry Park, a mother and daughter walk towards a multi-colored installment in the center of the park

Geometry Park, outdoor STEM partnership between CU and the city of Lafayette

March 12, 2016

Raising community awareness of STEM with the city of Lafayette, Beth Stade manages an artful and mathematically rich project for the Center for STEM Learning in partnership with CU Outreach and Engagement, and the CU School of Engineering.Read more »
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Chancellor's Award for Excellence in STEM Education

Feb. 24, 2016

Supporting faculty and graduate student engagement in innovative research on student learning and implementation of research-based STEM education programs and initiatives. Awards available now for faculty and grad students; accepting applications till April 15th, 2016.Read more »
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New approach to introductory science

Feb. 9, 2016

Mike Klymkowsky and Eric Stade of CU Boulder, as well as Melanie Cooper of Michigan State University, find that students understand imporatant course concepts "measurably better" thanks to revamped introductory courses and materials.Read more »
Valerie Otero working with a learning assistant and student

CU Boulder Learning Assistants featured on NPR

Feb. 4, 2016

At CU Boulder, the Learning Assistant program is inpsiring students to consider a career in education while improving learning experiences and outcomes across campus.Read more »
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Cutting costs for students while improving learning

Dec. 11, 2015

"Chemistry, Life, the Universe and Everything," supported by the Association of American Universities and developed by CU professor Mike Klymkowsky and MSU professor Melanie Cooper, improves learning in chemistry while saving nearly a million dollars of student monies each semester.Read more »
students in chemistry course working with beakers and fluids and lab coats

CU-Boulder key partner in national STEM center initiative

Oct. 8, 2015

The five-year project will yield a new national resource that will impact individual centers and campuses and provide a new platform for systemic transformation of undergraduate STEM education.Read more »
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STEM-focused Learning Assistant Program gets $3.6 million boost

Sept. 23, 2015

The National Science Foundation has awarded separate grants of $2.5 million to CU-Boulder and $1.1 million to CU Denver to expand and study the Learning Assistant Programs on both campuses.Read more »
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2015 Chancellor's Awards (proposals due by April 15th)

March 11, 2015

The Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in STEM Education were established in 2009 to support faculty and graduate student engagement in innovative research on student learning and implementation of research-based STEM education program initiatives. Up to $10,000 faculty/staff awards and graduate student awards (part-time, 25% during the academic year, 50% during... Read more »

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