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New: Housing Research and Education Center

Jan. 20, 2024

A collective and collaborative center for research and education to address housing affordability and accessibility The Housing Research and Education Cente r is a collaboration between the CU-Boulder Affordable Housing Research Initiative and the Community Engagement, Design, and Research Center (CEDaR). The center works to amplify community voices, support agencies...

View of La Honda Medellin Colombia


Aug. 30, 2023

Monday 4 September 2023 8:30 - 1:00 am Communities are the start of everything - triggering positive change is only possible by community-centered approaches.This is also increasingly recognized by data collection methods and even more by initiatives that try to link data to programs. The first event of the UTC...

Bogota Informal areas jota samper

Developing tools to reveal the urban expansion of informal settlements. a 30-city study.

April 13, 2023

This project hopes to increase the visibility of the marginal population globally by developing tools that help to see how informal settlements change over time globally. Students will develop updated and historical maps of informal settlement locations in 30 cities, upload newly created data in the Atlas of Infomality, and...


Collaboration with the city of Cheraw in their Community Complex

March 3, 2023

Developing the blank block in Cheraw, CO, is a significant move. Regarding the site’s location and size, it’s effortless to see the potential. An empty block covered in dirt could be a fascinating place and center for gathering people and offer a great and safe experience to children, families, and...

This installation introduces visitors to the ways that incarceration and climate change intersect in the United States

"you couldn't get away from it": entanglements of incarceration and climate change

Dec. 5, 2022

"you couldn't get away from it": entanglements of incarceration and climate change December 2022 Engineering Center South Lobby University of Colorado Boulder Climate change disproportionately burdens the most vulnerable segments of our society, putting those with the fewest resources at greatest risk. Mass incarceration does the same, destabilizing families and...


WOMAN, LIFE, FREEDOM supporting the Iranian women’s revolution, Nov 30, 6-8pm

Nov. 28, 2022

WOMAN, LIFE, FREEDOM supporting the Iranian women’s revolution Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 6-8 pm Old Main Chapel University of Colorado Boulder Registration is free but required : Please join us for remarks from and discussion with local and state elected officials, campus leadership, and faculty as we identify actions...

Context, Symbolism, and Solidarity in the Iranian Women’s Revolution

#WomAn, Life, Freedom Context, Symbolism, and Solidarity in the Iranian Women’s Revolution

Oct. 17, 2022

The death of Jina Mahsa Amini on September 16 has sparked historic demonstrations centered on women’s socio-political rights, human rights, and regime change in Iran. Over the past month, tens of thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets across the country to protest the Iranian government’s treatment of girls...

Summer Abroad 2023 Info Session

Oct. 7, 2022

Environmental Design Program Global Seminar Info Session Friday, Oct. 21 st 12:00pm 134NW Summer Abroad 2023 Colombia, The Medellin Practicum/Studio (9 credits, 6 weeks) Rome Urban Site Analysis Design (9 credits, 6 weeks)

Jota Samper 2022 Colombia Global Seminar Program

Colombia Abroad Studio 2022

July 8, 2022

This week after two years of being unable to do it because of the pandemic, we are starting out the 2022 Global Seminar Program. This year students from the Environmental Design University of Colorado Boulder traveled to Medellín to work alongside students from the Universidad de San Buenaventura Medellín on...

Community-Based Learning: benefits, challenges and lessons

Community-Based Learning: benefits, challenges and lessons

April 22, 2022

This research project will explore the past three decades of community engagement by examining the historical evolution of three affiliated research organizations at CU Boulder: CEDER, CYE, and CEDaR. Research students will conduct interviews and present findings in an exhibit and publish the results as a journal paper. A total...