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Learning to love the classroom: A Q&A with Best Should Teach Keynote, Professor Thomas Cech

Aug. 21, 2017

Best Should Teach event on Aug. 31 to honor educators and teaching Thomas Cech is well recognized by the scientific community and as Colorado’s first Nobel Prize Laureate. A distinguished professor of chemistry and the director of CU Boulder BioFrontiers Institute, Cech has dedicated his career to scientific discovery. Yet,... Read more »
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Shoot for the Sky: Could the Eclipse Inspire Unity?

Aug. 17, 2017

By Kent Willmann Perhaps the Great American Eclipse can save us from the deep divisions and distrust plaguing 2017. Mark Twain claims that history does not repeat itself, but it often rhymes. Not unlike 2017, the year 1968 was traumatic by any measure. In Vietnam, the Tet Offensive and Mi... Read more »
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NEPC panels to explore neovouchers and equal rights in education on Sept. 8

Aug. 15, 2017

Join the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) on Friday, Sept. 8 for panel discussions and informal conversations about current hot topics in education — neovouchers and equal rights in education. The 11th annual NEPC Fellows Research Panels will be held in the Kittredge Multipurpose Room on the CU Boulder campus... Read more »
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Latino high school students from across Colorado attend Aquetza summer program

Aug. 3, 2017

More than 40 high school students with strong ties to Colorado's Latino/Chicano communities came from across the state to participate in this summer's free, residential Aquetza summer program at CU Boulder. Youth participants engaged in a unique, trans-disciplinary educational and community leadership experience that focused on learning Latino/Chicano history, discussing... Read more »
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School of Education introduces multicultural, social justice leadership pathway for first-year students

Aug. 2, 2017

Beginning this fall, the School of Education will invite first-year students to explore leadership from multicultural, social justice and equity perspectives as part of a supportive pathway toward the Leadership Studies Minor . The school’s Multicultural Leadership Scholars program will offer engaging courses, advising and co-curricular activities and will be... Read more »
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Online Course Starting Aug. 7: Using Research to Inform Decisions

July 21, 2017

A new online course beginning in August aims to help district leaders, school leaders, and state education officials learn how to find, evaluate, and use research to inform the decisions they make. Hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education in collaboration with the National Center for Research in Policy... Read more »
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Join us for a Q&A about the MA in Higher Education on July 19

July 11, 2017

Bring your lunch and your questions to a Brown Bag Q&A session about the new professional Master's in Higher Education on Wednesday, July 19. Learn more about this new program offering a dynamic combination of academic knowledge and experiential education. As the demand for knowledgeable, ethical, and diverse leaders in... Read more »
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Colorado Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen and CU Boulder establish endowment scholarship

June 28, 2017

The Hubert L. “Hooks” Jones Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. and the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education have established a $50,000 Scholarship Endowment to support CU Boulder education students who are inspired to continue the Tuskegee Airmen legacy. The endowment honors the Tuskegee Airmen and serves as a... Read more »
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CU Boulder project earn highest rating for next generation of science curricula

June 27, 2017

For nearly 10 years, the Inquiry Hub, or iHub , has been developing and testing a new model for helping school districts effectively implement student-centered curricula in mathematics and science. Their latest digital unit in biology, “Why Don't Antibiotics Work Like They Used To?,“ was recently recognized by Achieve, Inc... Read more »
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Visiting scholar Angela Valenzuela to explore teacher & community empowerment on June 27

June 20, 2017

Join Visiting Scholar Angela Valenzuela, from the University of Texas at Austin, for a discussion about community-based teacher education on Tuesday, June 27 from 5-7 p.m. in the UMC Aspen Room 285. A reception to follow.Read more »