Community & Culture

Latino teens key for campaigns reaching out to immigrant families, CU study finds

July 12, 2011

Latino adolescents who share knowledge from the classroom, new media and information technology among immigrant families function as "civic information leaders," a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder shows.

CU-Boulder mourns loss of David Getches, former CU law dean

July 05, 2011

Longtime University of Colorado Law School Dean David Getches, who had stepped down on June 30 in order to return to the school's faculty, died today. He was 68.

Community gardens improve personal and neighborhood health, CU-led research finds

June 22, 2011

Community gardeners eat more vegetables, exercise more, weigh less and feel healthier than nongardeners -- and even home gardeners -- in the Denver-metro area, researchers led by scholars from the University of Colorado have found.

Famed Russian director joins this year's Colorado Shakespeare Festival at CU-Boulder

June 21, 2011

A famed Russian director will direct one of four plays to be offered at this summer's Colorado Shakespeare Festival at the University of Colorado Boulder, including two bilingual performances.

Linguistics Institute to offer free films, workshops at CU-Boulder

June 20, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder will host the 2011 Linguistics Institute from July 7 to Aug. 2, a prestigious gathering of faculty and students from around the world that also will feature free films, workshops and lectures open to the public.

America's deadliest war also is most memorialized, CU-Boulder professor says

June 20, 2011

As the nation recognizes the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's start, public interest has been rekindled in the war and the numerous memorials and monuments marking historic figures, sites and battlegrounds in states around the country.

CU student installations to help engage community in University Hill development

June 01, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder environmental design students are kicking off a community discussion on the future of University Hill public space through a series of installations being placed throughout the neighborhood this week.

Majority of CU-Boulder students report positive campus experience, according to social climate survey

June 01, 2011

In an extensive survey of the University of Colorado Boulder's nearly 30,000 students, overwhelming majorities of respondents had an approving view of the campus's social climate -- the extent to which CU-Boulder makes students feel welcome, valued and supported. Around four in five respondents reported feeling intellectually stimulated often or very often. A similar proportion said they felt welcome and accepted, and nearly nine in ten said they felt comfortable in their classes.

CU Law School students to install cookstoves in Peru, combating poverty and global warming

May 02, 2011

CU Law School students to install cookstoves in Peru, combating poverty and global warming

Dozens of CU students to display service learning projects on April 25

April 22, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder senior Kendra Stone spent part of the past semester in one of her classes tutoring Boulder High students, some of whom were struggling in the classroom due to a language barrier, while others were excelling but needed to overcome other obstacles.

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