Ben Kirshner receives Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award

Ben Kirshner receives Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award

Oct. 1, 2016

CU Engage Faculty Director Ben Kirshner was honored with this year's Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award earlier today, at CU Boulder's Eleventh Annual Fall Convocation & Awards Ceremony. Dr. Kirshner was nominated by the former Dean of the School of Education, Distinguished Professor Lorrie Shepard, and then selected for the award...

Imagining Americaann

CU Boulder joins national arts and humanities consortium

Sept. 21, 2016

CU Boulder recently expanded its support of public scholarship in the arts and humanities by joining a national group working to advance democracy and participation in higher education. Imagining America : Artists and Scholars in Public Life , a national consortium of more than 100 higher education and community cultural...

SWAP: volunteer teaching English to CU Employees

Students Teach English to CU Employees through the SWAP program

Sept. 16, 2016

As a new student arriving at CU Boulder last fall, Nitin Beri discovered the SWAP program during the Be Involved fair. He thought it would be a good way to feel more connected to the campus. Beri, originally from Portland, OR, decided to get involved and attend a SWAP training,...

First gen student, Puksta Scholar helps families navigate road to college

First gen student, Puksta Scholar helps families navigate road to college

Sept. 15, 2016

Leer el artículo en español: haga click aquí Alondra Palomino didn’t know if she would ever go to college. The daughter of Mexican immigrants, Palomino’s family was supportive of her academic pursuits but, like many immigrant families, lacked familiarity with the U.S. college system and knowledge about the college application...

CBR Fellows

New Cohort of CU Engage Community-Based Research Graduate Fellows Selected

Aug. 24, 2016

CU Engage is excited to announce our 2016-17 cohort of Community-Based Research (CBR) Graduate Fellows. Spanning six diverse disciplines including Psychology, Sociology, Education, Mechanical Engineering, Geography, and Technology, Media and Society (ATLAS), the latest group of CBR Fellows will be conducting research in partnership with community organizations to address complex...

INVST Climate Justice Summer

Summer School: CU-Boulder INVST Students Study Sustainability Throughout the U.S. Southwest

Aug. 6, 2016

CU Boulder student Meredith Nass grew up in Durango, Colo., a region where diverging perspectives about energy, use of resources and sustainability are the norm. But growing up there, Nass didn’t know much about these issues. "I lived there for 18 years, went to public school, and volunteered in my...

closing the digital divide

CU Boulder Puksta Scholar Bridges the Digital Divide in Lafayette

June 24, 2016

CU-Boulder undergraduate student Balkarn (Kern) Shahi is taking his knowledge of digital and information systems back to his hometown in Lafayette, Colorado, to help close the “digital divide” and other educational opportunity gaps for low-income students. Kern's work has recently been featured in the Daily Camera , on CU Boulder's...

CYE Award Winners Announced

Two Graduate Students Receive the 2016 Children, Youth and Environment Award

May 20, 2016

CU Engage is pleased to announce that two CU Boulder graduate students, Mónica Gonzalez and Danielle Garrison, have been selected to receive the 2016 Children, Youth and Environment Award. Mónica Gonzalez, a doctoral student in Literacy Studies, will use the award to support her project with youth at a local...

Faculty Fellows Cohort Announced

Announcing New Cohort of Faculty Fellows in Community-Based Learning

May 5, 2016

CU Engage is pleased to announce our new cohort of Faculty Fellows in Community-Based Learning for the 2016-17 year. The aim of the Faculty Fellows Program is to expand, deepen, and institutionalize community-based learning at CU-Boulder. This cohort, which is the second of CU Engage's Faculty Fellows, represents a variety...

Congrats Sabrina

Sabrina Sideris of INVST Awarded for Excellence in Outreach and Engagement

April 1, 2016

Sabrina Sideris, Program Director for the CU Engage program I NVST Community Studies , was honored with the 2016 Anne K. Heinz Staff Award for Excellence in Outreach and Engagement at a special awards luncheon on March 30. The award was given though the Office of Outreach and Engagement ,...