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Elizabeth Meyer receives 2021 AERA award for excellence in gender equity in education research

Dec. 1, 2021

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has selected University of Colorado Boulder Associate Professor Elizabeth J. Meyer for the AERA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Gender Equity in Education Research, which recognizes individuals within AERA for distinguished research, professional practice, and activities that advance public understanding of gender and/or sexuality at any level in the education community.


Investing in our future leaders

Dec. 1, 2021

Substantial and renewable scholarships are crucial for our students and their futures. Learn more about the latest scholarships created by our generous donors and supported by our community: A Queer Endeavor Kelley Therese Wylder Anderson Scholarship The A Queer Endeavor Kelley Therese Wylder Anderson Scholarship was created in memory of...

Voices from the classroom

Voices from the classroom

Dec. 1, 2021

This has been a particularly unexpected and challenging time in education and beyond. We asked our alumni teachers: What have you learned over the past year and will be carrying into the future?

Lianna Nixon

Force of nature

Dec. 1, 2021

Lianna Nixon’s lens on the natural world is changing education and environmental activism Lianna Nixon is an environmental photographer and activist, but on Earth Day 2020 she was not thinking about marches or demonstrations. That day she found out whether she still had her spot on the world’s largest polar...

Toni Christiansen

Interweaving education and international development

Dec. 1, 2021

Toni Christiansen bursts through barriers and advances U.S. diplomacy Toni Christiansen (Edu’70) enrolled at CU Boulder with two dreams: to become a teacher and an international diplomat. The impressive career that followed has been a dream come true. As a teacher in a small mountain town, she arranged out-of-state and...

Seeking stories

Seeking stories

Dec. 1, 2021

Jen stood in front of her class of ninth grade students at the beginning of our study and asked, “How many of you feel like you’re in charge of writing your own stories? The story of your life?” Students sat in small groups. A few hands went up, but most...


Daring to dream

Dec. 1, 2021

Amid a pandemic and beyond, educators reimagine the future of K–12 schools There has been no such thing as a “normal” year of teaching for up-and-coming educator Diana Bustamante-Aguilar, and she sees that as a good thing. As a student teacher, she joined the masses of educators who protested before...

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Ed Talks to explore of place, identity, family, the body, romance and more on Dec. 2

Nov. 19, 2021

On Thursday, Dec. 2, the School of Education at CU Boulder will host a special virtual gathering of Ed Talks, an intersectional exploration of place, identity, family, the body, romance and more. Inspired by TED Talks, CU Boulder’s Ed Talks are short, engaging talks that address some of today’s most pressing issues in education and beyond, including various ways of working toward collective liberation.

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Essential supports for essential employees

Nov. 4, 2021

New program addresses local educational inequities Laura López’s 14-year-old daughter came home from school puzzled. “You must have talked with my math teacher,” she probed. López had not contacted the teacher, but her daughter’s CU Boulder tutor had. Lexie Van Voorhees, a secondary education student in the CU Boulder School...

Fleming Building gold

Alumni and friends invited to Homecoming Open House in the School of Education’s Fleming Building

Oct. 21, 2021

The CU Boulder School of Education is hosting a special Homecoming Open House on Friday, Nov. 5 for alumni and friends. Don't miss exclusive opportunities to tour the remodeled new home of the School of Education, and check out our #EdBuffs Guide to Homecoming.