The Center for STEM Learning is proud to partner with and feature dozens of STEM programs from around the country and CU Boulder.

Click on the program titles below for more information about each program.

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Alternative Breaks

Opportunities for college students to engage in nation-wide community-service projects.

Baker Residential Academic Program

Freshman introductory courses, internships for academic credit and a research symposium each fall.


Research based exercises and activities in math and science.


Exploring informal science education through the arts

BOLD Center

Broadening opportunities through leadership and diversity.

CDI Colorado Diversity Initiative

The CDI implements efforts to improve the recruitment and retention of underrepresented STEM doctoral students.

CIRES Education and Outreach

Everyday environmental science projects and outreach to K-12 and public.

CIRTL Center for Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning

National network for improving STEM college teaching. For graduate students and post docs. Online and on campus programs.

CLACE Latin American Center for Arts, Science, and Education

Bilingual science programs for local students and families.

Colorado Space Grant Consortium

Space-based hands-on projects, courses, research and public service activities.

CU Wizards

Free, monthly science shows for children and the community.

DBER Discipline Based Education Research

Weekly seminar focused on discipline-based STEM education research.

E&ER Ethnography & Evaluation Research

Researches and evaluates STEM education and career development programs.

GAMES Girls at the Museum Exploring Science

Informal education after-school program for 4th-5th grade girls, summer program for middle school girls.

Herbst Program of Humanities for Engineers

Small enrollment humanities courses for engineering students.

I-DREAMS Integrative Design-based Reform-oriented Educational Approach for Motivating Students

Video game design to encourage student pursuit of careers in information technology.

K-12 Engineering Education Initiative at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

University based, K-12 engineering education initiative and materials.

LASP Education and Outreach

Creates and distributes research-based, space-science curriculum.

Miramontes Arts and Sciences Program

A diversity focused academic community supporting students in the College of Arts & Science.

NCWIT National Center for Women and Information Technology

Increasing women's participation in computing and technology.

PhET Interactive Simulations

Free, research-based simulations of physical phenomena for use in STEM education.

Physics Education Research Group at Colorado (PER@C)

A group of physics education researchers at CU Boulder studying and driving educational change.

PISEC Partnerships for Informal Science Education in the Community

Opportunities for university students to teach inquiry-based science to under-represented K-12 populations.


Sommers-Bausch Observatory open house on Fridays for GK12 and the public.

Fiske Planetarium and Science Center

Develops planetarium curriculum and provides hands-on learning activities.

CU Science Discovery

Informal science camps offered by CU for the community.

SEI Science Education Initiative

Supporting institutional change by assisting faculty in scholarly approaches to teaching.

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is open every day, free of charge.

Women in Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering Group

Increasing the number of female students and faculty in Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering.