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CU Boulder's Ed Talks to focus on the fight for civil rights on April 18

April 5, 2023

Join the CU Boulder School of Education on Tuesday, April 18 for Ed Talks, a series of short talks that address some of today's most pressing issues in education and beyond. Inspired by TED Talks, spring 2023 Ed Talks will focus on the personal legacies of changemakers and the ongoing fight for civil rights.


Your CU Boulder Guide to AERA 2023

March 17, 2023

Each year, the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting represents the world's largest gathering of education researchers and is a showcase for groundbreaking, innovative research. We are looking forward to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting that will take place in Chicago, IL, April 13-16 and virtually May 4-5. Use this guide to follow and support CU Boulder researchers and their work.

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Wendy Glenn selected for President’s Teaching Scholars Program

March 10, 2023

University of Colorado President Todd Saliman recently welcomed the two newest members of the President’s Teaching Scholars Program, including CU Boulder Education Professor Wendy Glenn. The program recognizes faculty from across CU's four campuses who skillfully integrate teaching and research at an exceptional level. Glenn is a professor of literacy studies and chair of the Secondary Humanities Teacher Licensure program in the CU Boulder School of Education.

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​​CU Boulder’s Derek Briggs named American Educational Research Association Fellow

March 10, 2023

CU Boulder Education Professor Derek Briggs is one of just 24 exemplary scholars nationwide to be named a 2023 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, the country’s largest interdisciplinary research association devoted to the study of education and learning. Briggs is a professor in the School of Education’s Research and Evaluation Methodology program, where he is also the director of the Center for Assessment Design Research and Evaluation.

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Join alumna, activist Christine Ahn for screening of her documentary about Korea's DMZ peacemakers

Feb. 23, 2023

On March 15, Christine Ahn, an INVST Community Studies alumna and Nobel Peace Prize Social Activist Awardee, will lead a discussion following the public screening of the "Crossings" documentary about 30 women peacemakers and activists who crossed the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea calling for an end to a 70-year war that has divided Korea and its people.


CU Boulder teacher preparation programs receive high praise, full reauthorization by the state

Feb. 10, 2023

At the Colorado Board of Education February meeting, all of the CU Boulder School of Education’s teacher preparation programs were lauded and received sweeping reauthorization following a state review. All 10 of the CU Boulder teacher endorsement programs earned full reauthorization and the program was praised for its “true partnerships” benefiting student teachers and partner schools.

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Building renaming to honor legacies of Ofelia Miramontes, Leonard Baca

Feb. 9, 2023

The CU regents approved the renaming of the Fleming Building to honor two pioneering education leaders and former faculty members whose teaching, research and service supported the academic success of generations of students and advanced educational equity and justice. The pair’s leadership helped lay the groundwork for efforts to build a more inclusive campus.

Lauren Levy

Undergraduate testifies about the financial burdens student teachers face

Jan. 30, 2023

CU Boulder sophomore Lauren Levey testified in front of the Colorado House Education Committee, speaking in personal terms about the challenges she’s faced as an aspiring teacher. Levey, an elementary education major and leadership studies minor, was a witness at a hearing discussing a new and potentially expanding stipend program for student educators in Colorado.

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Ann Miller Scott honored for dedication, service to the university

Jan. 17, 2023

Ann Miller Scott’s career can be characterized by her limitless support for education and her alma mater, the University of Colorado Boulder. Her devotion to CU Boulder was recognized with an Alumni Recognition Award as part of the 2022 Annual Alumni Awards, one of CU Boulder's longest-standing traditions.

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Rubén Donato to deliver Distinguished Research Lecture Jan. 31

Jan. 10, 2023

All are invited to Professor Rubén Donato's in-person lecture “An Elusive Quest: Mexican American Resistance to School Segregation in the United States.” Donato is an American educational historian and specializes in the history of Mexican American education in the U.S.