CBR Fellows 2017

CBR Graduate Fellows Practice Engaged Public Scholarship Across Five Academic Disciplines

July 11, 2017

CBR Graduate fellows: Top L-R: Erin Kaplan, Brian Lightfoot. Bottom L-R: Wayne Martin Freeman, Shae Frydenlund and Aaron Lamplugh. CU Engage is pleased to announce our 2017-18 cohort of Community-Based Research (CBR) Graduate Fellows. This year's cohort spans five diverse academic disciplines including Ethnic Studies, Geography, Theatre, Mechanical Engineering and...

CBR Fellows

Engineering Doctoral Students Work for Better Air Quality in Denver Communities

March 9, 2017

David Pfotenhauer, a doctoral student in Mechanical Engineering, is working with the organization Taking Neighborhood Health to Heart and residents in Denver to test and improve indoor air quality. He is a member of the 2016-17 cohort of Community-Based Research Graduate Fellows, a program of CU Engage that is now...

Josh and Chico

From military service to INVST, CU Boulder student broadens horizon

Feb. 7, 2017

Josh Edelmann finished his six years of service with the U.S. Air Force and enrolled as an undergraduate student at CU Boulder last fall. He wanted to find a sense of camaraderie with his peers at the university that felt similar to what he experienced during his years in the...

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...

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...