CU Engage Inspires Local Legacies

July 14, 2022

PA is a nationwide program that has a branch within CU Engage — the university’s Center for Community Based Learning and Research — which encourages middle and high school students to address social issues in their communities. In the program, groups of seventh through 12th graders are paired with college...

Creating an inclusive curriculum at Centaurus High and beyond

July 14, 2022

Alexis Campos and fellow juniors at Lafayette’s Centaurus High School have a big dream: They want their school to offer an ethnic studies course dedicated to exploring culture, identity, race and ethnicity. Now, with the help of students and staff in CU Boulder’s Public Achievement program and administrators at Boulder...

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CU Engage Staff and Faculty Feature: Ana Contreras, School of Education Keynote Speaker Spring 2022

May 10, 2022

1) What is your name title and were your areas of study or focus in the school of education last year before you graduated? My name is Ana Contreras and I am currently working as a Teaching Assistant Professor at CU Engage. I recently graduated from the Educational Foundations, Policy,...

CU Dialogues Faculty Fellowship

Nov. 18, 2021

The CU Dialogues Faculty Fellowship aims to encourage CU Boulder faculty (Tenure Track or Instructors) to incorporate dialogue principles and practices into their courses by providing resources and support. We hope to sponsor three Dialogues Faculty Fellows in AY 2022-23 in order to develop the dialogue-based pedagogy of these fellows...

INVST Recruiting for Class of 2022-2024

Oct. 26, 2021

INVST is currently accepting applications. We are seeking interested students who would benefit from joining our 2-year program. The INVST Class of 2022-2024 will start in Summer 2022 with in-person, off-campus, experiential learning about climate justice, immigration & the economy. Undergrads from all Majors & Minors can watch our short...

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Areyana Proctor honored as Newman Civic Fellow

April 20, 2021

Areyana Proctor, a second-year Journalism student at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been named a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. Areyana is a storyteller and change-maker who is passionate about racial justice, equity, and criminal justice reform. As a member of the INVST Community Studies ( INVST )...

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INVST Community Studies Celebrates 30 Years

Aug. 31, 2020

For 30 years, INVST Community Studies has been a 2-Year Program at the University of Colorado Boulder that prepares undergraduates to be leaders who work for social and environmental justice. Housed in the Center for Community Based Research and Learning, INVST has been bringing meaningful community engagement and the theories...

Educators offered a unique opportunity to discuss compassion and dignity with His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Oct. 25

Oct. 18, 2021

Educators and the community are invited to join His Holiness the Dalai Lama, along with world-renowned scholars and K-12 educators, in a virtual conversation on cultivating compassion and dignity in schools. Co-hosted by the Renée Crown Wellness Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder and the Compassion Institute , the...

CU Dialogues created spaces for necessary conversations during 2020

Dec. 18, 2020

2020 was marked by a series of disruptions and ongoing injustice - COVID-19, racial uprisings, and a contentious presidential election. The need for true dialogue, to be able to speak with and listen to those from different backgrounds has never been greater. The CU Dialogues Program has been serving the...

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Marwa Osman, a CU Boulder Junior, is on a Leadership Journey for Social and Environmental Justice

May 15, 2020

Marwa Osman, a University of Colorado Boulder junior, has spent the last two years on a leadership odyssey that has made space for students of color and environmental justice on campus. She has taken advantage of multiple programs to become a strong intersectional leader for social justice. Her journey traversed...