AMPLIFY Podcast: the January 23 DPS Student Voice and Leadership Edition

Jan. 23, 2019

On the January 23 episode, AMPLIFY host Jennifer Ciplet speaks with three of CU Engage's colleagues from Denver Public Schools to discuss the exciting expansion of their action civics program, known as the Student Voice and Leadership Program, or SVL program. The SVL program nurtures the whole child and supports...

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AMPLIFY Podcast: The December 26 CU Engage AmeriCorps Edition

Dec. 26, 2018

On the December 26th Edition of AMPLIFY, CU Engage Communications Coordinator and AMPLIFY co-host Soraya Latiff is joined in the KGNU studio by CU Engage's Americorps volunteer staff. Together, they discuss their experiences as women of color in the workplace and the complexities of doing service work post-graduation. All four...

INVST Student Olivia Gardener Awarded Peacemaker of the Year 2018

INVST Student Olivia Gardener Awarded Peacemaker of the Year

Dec. 12, 2018

Olivia Gardener, a third year undergraduate at CU Boulder and a student leader with Never Again Colorado , was recently awarded the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center’s peacemaker award for her civic engagement efforts to address issues of gun violence and work towards making Colorado schools and communities safer...

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Lift Us Up, Don't Push Us Out: CU Boulder Hosts Panel Discussing Community Organizing and Partnerships

Dec. 7, 2018

The Lift Us Up book / People’s Think Tank fall 2018 tour came to an exciting conclusion with a final event at the School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder, hosted by CU Engage Faculty Director and Professor Ben Kirshner and moderated by doctoral student Blanca Elena Trejo...


CU Engage Doctoral Student Writes About "Decolonizing the Academy”

Dec. 6, 2018

CU Engage Doctoral Research Assistant Tafadzwa (Taphy) Tivaringe recently authored and published a research article "Decolonizing the Academy." The paper is published by Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa ( CODESRIA ), an independent pan-African research organization primarily focusing on social sciences research in Africa. Tivaringe...

CBR Fellows

Community-Based Research Graduate Fellows Explore Diverse Research Partnerships

Nov. 30, 2018

CU Engage is excited to be working with our 2018-19 cohort of Community-Based Research Graduate Fellows to pursue mutually-beneficial academic research developed in partnership with community organizations and other public intestest partners. Spanning four academic disciplines from across CU Boulder, the five Fellows are working together to develop new research...

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AMPLIFY: The November 28th Faculty Fellows Edition: Engineering Students Design Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities

Nov. 28, 2018

On the November 28th edition of AMPLIFY, host Jennifer Ciplet and her guests discuss an exciting collaboration between the non-profit community organization Imagine!, which works with people with disabilities, and the University of Colorado Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science . Today's guests include Professor Melinda Piket-May , CU...

Public Achievement

AMPLIFY Podcast: The October 24 Public Achievement Edition

Oct. 19, 2018

Tune into @KGNU next Weds morning, 10/24 at 9am to hear CU Boulder Public Achievement director Charla Agnoletti, Centaurus H.S. senior Jessica Valle and CU Boulder student Cam Perdido discuss youth-to-youth leadership development work happening at middle school, high school and college levels. The October 24 edition of AMPLIFY features...

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CU Engage Presents About Youth Activism and Inclusivity at the School of Education's Ed Talks

Oct. 18, 2018

Several staff and faculty from CU Engage presented about "hot topics" in education at the Fall 2018 Ed Talks, which took place at the Dairy Arts Center on Wednesday, November 7 at 7pm. Ben Kirshner , Professor of Education and Faculty Director for CU Engage presented: "When Did Adolescence Become...

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CU Boulder Research Partnership with Denver Public Schools Receives New Funding to Expand Student Leadership Program

Oct. 10, 2018

CU Engage is pleased to announce new resources to deepen and advance our partnership with the Student Voice and Leadership program in Denver Public Schools and scholars from UC Denver and Rowan University. This Research-Practice Partnership recently received $1.4 million from the Hewlett Foundation ($1 million) and Jobs for the...