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.

Three children sitting around a map.

10th anniversary Growing Up Boulder and launch of the nation's first child-friendly map

March 15, 2019

Celebrate Growing Up Boulder's 10th anniversary and the launch of the nation's first child-friendly map.

Three children hold red frames around an abandoned cart in a playground, signifying they don't like to see carts in their playgrounds.

What happens when kids help

March 15, 2019

Greater Good magazine talks with Mara Mintzer, director of Growing Up Boulder, about how GUB incorporates children’s ideas into city planning for friendlier, greener and more inclusive spaces.

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.

High density development in Denver

CEDaR research shows Denver's impervious cover increasing rapidly

Jan. 23, 2019

GIS analysis of urban change in Denver indicates high rates of disappearance of green space and increasing imperviousness, which could increase to as much as 69 percent of its surface, excluding DIA, by 2040.

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.

Advertisement poster for Green Roof workshop.

CEDaR interns help ULI create green roof workshop

Dec. 6, 2018

CEDaR interns Scott Reca and Alec Sabatini worked with the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the oldest and largest network of cross-disciplinary real estate and land use experts in the world, to organize a Nov. 7 workshop about the Denver Green Buildings Ordinance.

Mara Mintzer

Mara Mintzer's TEDx Talk to be featured on TED main platform

Nov. 7, 2018

Growing Up Boulder Director, Mara Mintzer's, TEDx talk will be featured on TED's main platform launching Nov. 7. Growing Up Boulder is a CEDaR program.

Cover of the Placemaking book.

Q&A: CEDaR Fellow Louise Chawla shares her passion for children’s involvement in shaping their communities

Sept. 24, 2018

"Placemaking with Children and Youth: Participatory Practices for Planning Sustainable Communities," which was released Sept. 17 by New Village Press, was written by three women with strong ties to CU Boulder's Community, Engagement Design and Research Center (CEDaR).