AQE film crew

New documentary about LGBTQ+ students’ experiences to make campus debut on Oct. 23

Oct. 13, 2023

On Monday, Oct. 23, the Center for Student Involvement and A Queer Endeavor are co-hosting the on-campus screening and discussion about the path-breaking documentary, Reclaiming the Narrative: A Documentary About LGBTQ+ Students, as part of LGBTQ+ History Month. The film was locally produced by A Queer Endeavor, a nationally renowned center in the School of Education, in partnership with Denver Public Schools.

Noah and Valerie

Science-education experts recognized for ground-breaking work

Oct. 13, 2023

Valerie Otero, professor of science education in the School of Education, and Noah Finkelstein, professor of physics, have won the 2023 Svend Pedersen Award and Lecture for their “major and lasting” contribution to science education. The international award, which was unsolicited, recognizes their joint contribution to “teacher education praxis” and the cross-disciplinary collaboration between physics and education “led to the development of the highly influential and successful Learning Assistant Program."

Best Should Teach 2023

Students: Who is your most inspiring CU Boulder educator? A campus-wide call for Best Should Teach nominations

Sept. 22, 2023

The campus is calling on students to answer one question: who is your most inspiring educator at CU Boulder? Each fall, the Best Should Teach Awards honor CU Boulder faculty, graduate teachers, and K-12 teachers. Nominate an inspiring professor by November 1.

Havard campus Creative Commons

Kevin Welner: What SCOTUS ruling on affirmative action means for higher ed

June 30, 2023

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on affirmative action in college admissions, Kevin Welner, a lawyer, professor in the School of Education at CU Boulder and director of the National Education Policy Center, weighs in on how the ruling might change the face of higher learning in the United States.

Ed talks cast

Ed Talks videos about the fight for civil rights and education now available

May 19, 2023

In April, the CU Boulder School of Education hosted Ed Talks about the personal legacies of changemakers and the ongoing fight for civil rights in education. Inspired by TED Talks, these short, engaging talks are now available online.

Kim Strong

Meet Kim Strong, next generation public scholar devoted to justice for emerging bilinguals

May 7, 2023

Kim Strong has dedicated her work to spreading the love and kindness her supportive community of immigrant and bilingual family members and friends have afforded her. “As the parent of an ‘English learner’ child, partner to a Spanish-speaking immigrant, and tía/cuñada/prima/comadre to wonderful in-laws and friends, my work is in...

Kendall Wulbrun

MA Graduate Kendall Wulbrun believes all students should have opportunities to learn

May 7, 2023

Growing up, Kendall Wulbrun always felt seen and safe to be herself in the classroom. Now she is interested in devoting her career in higher education and education policy to ensuring all students have the same opportunities that she has been afforded. “I want all students to have those opportunities...

Graham Buhse 

Meet Graham Buhse, taking his social studies teaching to the next level

May 2, 2023

Graham Buhse has always strived to be the best teacher he can be and to help all students to feel safe and represented in his high school social studies classroom. Growing up in Boulder, he feels fortunate to have attended CU Boulder for his undergraduate studies and to return to...

Molly Hamm-Rodriguez

Meet Molly Hamm-Rodríguez, breaking new ground in international education

May 2, 2023

Growing up in Kansas and venturing out for vacations only as far as the family car would reach, Molly Hamm-Rodríguez never dreamed she would find her calling in international education and the Dominican Republic. Now, she is graduating with her doctorate in equity, bilingualism and biliteracy from the CU Boulder...

Shay Adamo

Meet Shay Adamo, a math teacher spreading kindness and creativity

April 27, 2023

Shay Adamo is following in the footsteps of a family full of educators and CU Boulder alumni as he looks forward to becoming a math teacher who helps his students unleash their creativity and kindness. Adamo has developed into an excellent educator through the disposition he brings to learning about...