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MetroLab Summit: City-university partnerships key to addressing climate change

Sept. 19, 2019

CU Boulder researchers and faculty, and the city of Boulder discussed how innovative partnerships between university researchers and cities are critical to mitigating climate change during a panel at the national MetroLab Summit, held at the University of Colorado Boulder campus Thursday.

An environmental design students presents suggestions of possible ways to enhance downtown Longmont’s public areas to attract more people to the city’s central business district and get those people to spend more time there.

CEDaR, city of Boulder, bring national MetroLab Summit to Boulder

Aug. 15, 2019

The city of Boulder and a group from CU Boulder led by the Community Engagement, Design and Research Center (CEDaR), are hosting the MetroLab Summit, a high-profile conference focused on city-university partnerships and urban innovation.

One of the downtown Longmont breezeways linking a Coffman Street parking lot to Main Street.

CU Boulder students to present ideas for enhancing downtown Longmont

April 27, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder environmental design students will present their ideas for enhancing the designs of downtown Longmont’s breezeways, alleys and plazas during a community meeting on Wednesday.

Artistic breezeway in Longmont

ENVD students to present ideas for enhancing downtown Longmont

April 4, 2019

Hear CU Boulder environmental design students present their design ideas for alleys, breezeways and plazas that can help increase the activity and vitality of Longmont's Main Street.

Stormwater pouring out of a pipe

Colorado MetroLab project wins "Innovation of the Month" award

March 28, 2019

A Colorado MetroLab project, the Green Infrastructure Decision Tool, has won MetroLab Network's March 2019 "Innovation of the Month" award, given to outstanding projects nationwide that involve local government and university partners.

Drawing of University Hill

Event highlights Hill public art project

Jan. 29, 2019

Join us for a conversation about a new public art installation for University Hill, a collaboration between CEDaR, CU Boulder students and faculty and the city of Boulder.

Green globe with green arrows pointing to the center of it.

Innovative partnership supports sustainability class

Jan. 6, 2019

In an innovative collaboration, Boulder County, the city of Boulder and the University of Colorado Boulder have joined to teach students about careers in sustainability.

Marufjon (Maruf) Mirakhmatov squats next to a small table from the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse.

CEDaR helps organize model partnership for Teahouse restoration

Aug. 24, 2018

Marufjon (Maruf) Mirakhmatov restores furniture from the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse on Aug. 20, 2018, as part of a restoration project that will also involve restoring the inside and outside of the Teahouse. Mirakhmatov is co-teaching an Program in Environmental Design class where students will learn how to perform the restoration...

Daniel Bilot in front of flowers.

ENVD project spotlights how parking lots can save bees

June 27, 2018

“Parking lots could save the bees,” says Danielle Bilot, a nationally-known pollinator consultant who is passionate about the idea. She has spoken about it in magazine articles. She has promoted her research in TEDx and a newly-released TED talk. She even was a member of the White House Pollinator Action...

City of Boulder-CU-Boulder partnership joins MetroLab Network

May 3, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder and the city of Boulder together have joined the MetroLab Network, a nationwide collection of 35 city-university partnerships focused on bringing data, analytics and innovation to local government.