Aquetza summer program

Latino high school students from across Colorado attend Aquetza summer program

Aug. 3, 2017

More than 40 high school students with strong ties to Colorado's Latino/Chicano communities came from across the state to participate in this summer's free, residential Aquetza summer program at CU Boulder. Youth participants engaged in a unique, trans-disciplinary educational and community leadership experience that focused on learning Latino/Chicano history, discussing...

INVST Econ Justice Summer

Tackling Timely Topics: CU Boulder INVST Students Examine Immigration Policy and Social Justice

July 5, 2017

CU Boulder students learn about immigration policy as part of their two-year study of social justice and positive change, in the INVST Community Leadership Program. This summer, 11 University of Colorado Boulder students are embarking upon the experience of a lifetime: INVST's Economic Justice Summer . Participating students will set...


Just Transition Collaborative Co-Director shares concerns about pulling out of Paris Climate Agreement

June 2, 2017

The Just Transition Collaborative (JTC), CU Engage's newest program, is led by Co-Directors David Ciplet and Manuela SiFuentes (middle), and JTC executive ...

Ben Kirshner receives chase award

CU Engage Director Ben Kirshner Receives Chase Faculty Community Service Award

June 1, 2017

An exceptional educator whose teaching, research and community outreach are improving the lives of young people in Colorado and beyond, the University of Colorado’s Ben Kirshner, Ph.D., is the recipient of the 2016-17 Chase Faculty Community Service Award.

post election dialogues

Post-election dialogues: Moving forward with diversity & inclusion

Feb. 14, 2017

A series of dialogues on diversity and inclusion are taking place as part of the Spring 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Summit on Thursday, Feb. 23. Join a facilitated dialogue exploring the diverse range of perspectives, hopes, and fears held by members of the CU Boulder community in our post-election climate...

Puksta Scholars

Puksta Scholars program now accepting applications from students who want to change the world

Feb. 3, 2017

Above: 2016-17 Puksta Scholars from all five Colorado universities gather in front of Old Main Chapel during their annual fall retreat. The Puksta Scholars program , an exemplary undergraduate civic engagement program, is accepting applications for 2017-18 new scholars. Applications are due February 15, 2017. "The Puksta Scholars program provides...

Community Engagement Coffee Hour

Campus-Wide Coffee Hour Series to Connect About Community Engagement

Jan. 31, 2017

UPDATE: For information about the second coffee hour being held today, March 16, 2017, please see this article on the CU Public Outreach and Community Engagement website . CU Engage and the Office for Outreach and Engagement are sponsoring a series of coffee hours starting Feb. 16 to discuss community...

Beth Osnes

Now Accepting Applications for Faculty Fellows in Community-Based Learning

Dec. 13, 2016

Beth Osnes, right, is Associate Professor/Director of Graduate Studies in Theatre and was a 2015-16 Faculty Fellow. Her students collaborated with Cumbre Summit and Genesister to co-design and facilitate an all-day vocal empowerment workshop. CU Engage is pleased to announce our Request for Proposals that will provide grants of $4,000...

Dialogue Across Difference Course 2017

Dialogue Across Difference Course Teaches Students Critical Skills for Listening and Understanding

Dec. 2, 2016

In our current political climate, with so much division, learning how to listen, understand, and communicate across differences is now more important than ever. CU Dialogues, a program of CU Engage, is offering a spring course for all CU Boulder undergraduate students: " Dialogue Across Difference ." "Dialogue is a...

Stand with you

We stand by you

Nov. 11, 2016

CU Engage affirms our embrace of all students, staff, and faculty on the CU Boulder campus. This week some members of our community may be feeling especially vulnerable or threatened. To you, we say: we stand with you. You belong here. We welcome and value Muslim communities. We welcome and...