EPIC students in training

Outreach awards connect public schools to research and creative work

Sept. 21, 2017

ATLAS Assistant Professor Ben Shapiro is a collaborator on two CU Boulder Outreach Awards for the 2017-18 school year, enabling work to move ahead on a pair of initiatives that connect research, teaching and creative work with education in Colorado public schools.

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Lighting the way to science and art education

Aug. 10, 2017

Lila Finch's new workshop shows teachers how to help students embrace both art and technology.

Girl holding interactive toy

“Girls on Fire” ignites students’ coding passion

Aug. 8, 2017

At Girls on Fire summer camp, ICTD Graduate Student Kari Santos teaches middle school girls to write code and work with electronics.

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Using her powers for good

May 31, 2017

When BS-TAM major Susie Gomez isn't studying, she's often off campus helping to inspire young Latina girls to become mathematics and science whizzes.

Lila Finch working on sculpture

Graduate student project illuminates science for youth

May 24, 2017

In the lobby of the Roser ATLAS Building, a nine-foot illuminated tree sculpture is lending artistic form to scientific function.

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Technology is Going to the Dogs

May 10, 2017

Can technology work for dogs? A recent visitor to the ATLAS Laboratory for Playful Computation helped answer this question in a public workshop

Students working together at Creative ++ jam

Creative++ attracts participants with non-tech backgrounds

March 7, 2017

No longer just for kids, the Laboratory for Playful Computation's BlockyTalky toolkit empowers adults to invent their own creative interfaces.