coders

Faculty team up to give kids computational competence

Jan. 20, 2019

The Communities Code initiative has garnered university outreach awards for the last four years, and its founders say the program boosts not only kids’ tech skills but also their self-esteem.

literacy

Literacy program helps teachers and students, prof says

Jan. 20, 2019

CU Boulder literacy practicum a boon to students and community members alike, director says.

voice

Theater student helps Egyptian women find and use a stronger voice

Dec. 3, 2018

Sarah Fahmy employs a novel strategy to encourage women to express themselves more fully; it combines methods developed by theater performers and by speech pathologists.

DMV

Erasing borders through art near Korea's demilitarized zone

June 14, 2018

As he’s done so many times before, George Rivera will pack up 117 pieces of art into a suitcase and board a plane heading to a place where rifles can seem more common than paintbrushes.

math

Scholar recognized for math-education excellence

April 27, 2018

Eric Stade is the newest recipient of the American Mathematical Society’s Award for Impact in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics.

video

#StopTheCrazyTalk aims to change words, attitudes

April 25, 2018

CU Boulder students create PSA to illuminate language that stigmatizes mental illness.

montage

Program puts prehistoric sandals through the paces

April 20, 2018

An extensive collection of Southwestern prehistoric sandals is housed in the Museum of Natural History at the University of Colorado Boulder. Because the sandals are ancient artifacts, researchers can’t just strap them on to see how well they wear.

table

Wave of good will and art helps heal flood-ravaged Jamestown

April 20, 2018

Artists, engineers, designers, chefs, elementary school students and teachers do not often work together. But Martha Russo, art instructor at the University of Colorado Boulder, has found a way to get all sorts of people involved in a public art project centered on building a picnic table.

Pham

Spelling bee winner says bilingual home honed his skills

April 13, 2018

Bao Pham credits growing up bilingual with helping him to hone his English skills and win the Barnes & Noble 2018 Regional Spelling Bee for Colorado’s Front Range in February.

dyslexia

CU clinic diagnoses kids' obstacles to learning

March 12, 2018

A clinic at CU Boulder is helping lower-income families determine why their children have trouble learning and is assisting those families as they seek the right treatment.

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