CU STEM Programs

The Center for STEM Learning is proud to partner with and feature dozens of STEM programs from around the country and CU Boulder.

Click on the program titles below for more information about each program.

Use the drop-down menus below to help you find programs related to your areas of interest.

If you would like to have your program listed, please contact us at csl@colorado.edu.

Alternative Breaks

Opportunities for college students to engage in nation-wide community-service projects.

ATLAS Aliance for Technology, Learning, and Society

Technology focused, interdisciplinary research, education and outreach.

Baker Residential Academic Program

Freshman introductory courses, internships for academic credit and a research symposium each fall.

BASEC Boulder Area STEM Education Coalition

Promoting STEM & STEM education through community, business, family and media partnerships.

BeSocratic

Research based exercises and activities in math and science.

BioFrontiers Science Alliance

Student organization providing collaborative, interdisciplinary activities on campus.

BLOrK

Exploring informal science education through the arts

BOLD Center

Broadening opportunities through leadership and diversity.

BSI Biological Sciences Initiative

Promotes diversity through research, classroom and professional development experiences.

CDI Colorado Diversity Initiative

Grants supporting diversity initiatives for undergraduate research and professional development.

CIRES Education and Outreach

Everyday environmental science projects and outreach to K-12 and public.

CIRTL Center for Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning

Advancing STEM teaching practices for diverse, undergraduate learners.

CLACE Latin American Center for Arts, Science, and Education

Bilingual science programs for local students and families.

Colorado Momentum

Implements oral assessments to improve passing rates in Calculus I & II.

Colorado Space Grant Consortium

Space-based hands-on projects, courses, research and public service activities.

Colorado Space Science Teacher's Summit

Professional development for middle and high school teachers of astronomy.

COSI IGER Computationhal Optical Sensing and Imaging, an NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship

Computational optical research partnerships between faculty and grad students.

CU Science Discovery

Informal science camps offered by CU for the community.

CU Wizards

Free, monthly science shows for children and the community.

CUTeach

Four-year, math and science teacher preparation program.

DBER Discipline Based Education Research

Weekly seminar focused on discipline-based STEM education research.

E&ER Ethnography and Evaluation Research

Researches and evaluates STEM education and career development programs.

eCSite Engaging Computer Science in Traditional Education

GK12 projects in Computer Science and Engineering. Computing and computational thinking.

Fiske Planetarium and Science Center

Develops planetarium curriculum and provides hands-on learning activities.

FTEP Faculty Teaching Excellence Program

Faculty networking for teaching and education research.

GAMES Girls at the Museum Exploring Science

Informal education programs for 4th and 5th grade girls.

GTP Graduate Teacher Program

Teaching, research and service based professional development for graduate students.

Herbst Program of Humanities for Engineers

Small enrollment humanities courses for engineering students.

I-DREAMS Integrative Design-based Reform-oriented Educational Approach for Motivating Students

Video game design to encourage student pursuit of careers in information technology.

Inquiry Hub

Assists in planning and implementing differentiated instruction for diverse student populations.

K-12 Engineering Education Initiative at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

University based, K-12 engineering education initiative and materials.

LA Program The Learning Assistant Program

Recruits and prepares science majors for teaching careers while enhancing classroom experiences.

LASP Education and Outreach

Creates and distributes research-based, space-science curriculum.

Miramontes Arts and Sciences Program

A diversity focused academic community supporting students in the College of Arts & Science.

Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities

Opportunities for engineers to contribute to developing communities worldwide.

NCWIT National Center for Women and Information Technology

Increasing women's participation in computing and technology.

Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program

Scholarships, research, collaboration opportunities and support for prospective teachers.

PER@C Physics Education Research @ Colorado

A group of physics education researchers at CU Boulder studying and driving educational change.

PhET Interactive Simulations

Free, research-based simulations of physical phenomena for use in STEM education.

PISEC Partnerships for Informal Science Education in the Community

Opportunities for university students to teach inquiry-based science to under-represented K-12 populations.

President's Teaching Scholars Program

Honoring faculty who have excelled in teaching and education research.

Project EXTREMES

Sommers-Bausch Observatory open house on Fridays for GK12 and the public.

Saturday Physics Program

Talks by Physics faculty for high-school students and adults.

SEI Science Education Initiative

Supporting institutional change by assisting faculty in scholarly approaches to teaching.

TIGER The Teaching Institute for Graduate Education Research

Supporting graduate students in the development of innovative teaching practices.

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

Exhibits and outreach programs for all ages; focused on the environment and culture.

Women in Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering Group

Increasing the number of female students and faculty in Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering.

Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)

A forum and news outlet for women in STEM fields.

XSci Experiential Science Education Research Collaborative

At XSci, we create and research experiential programs…simply put, we live and breathe experiential science.