Scholarship Ceremony

Scholarship Ceremony celebrates students, supporters, our passion for education

Nov. 16, 2017

With students, donors, speakers, and the dean each sharing their passion for education, the annual School of Education Scholarship Awards Ceremony united and honored more than 136 scholarship and fellowship recipients and supporters on Friday, Oct. 27. Astrid Clough McDowell and David Clough, sponsors of the Katinka Ponce Clough Elementary...


Makerspaces, nature, museums, and more: Informal learning the center of new seminar series

Oct. 20, 2017

CU Boulder alumna to kickoff informal learning series Recognizing that the average American will spend 95% of their time outside of the classroom, a new lecture series will spotlight the science of informal teaching and learning and the important role informal learning plays in our lives. The innovative Learning in...

the nilons

New education scholarship continues the legacy of CU Boulder luminaries, Charles and Mildred Nilon

Oct. 9, 2017

Mildred and Charles Nilon, courtesy of the University Libraries Special Collections & Archives Tom Windham still remembers meeting Mildred Nilon in the summer of ‘69. She stopped him in the stacks of Norlin Library and wanted to know about him — where was he from, what was he studying, what...

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For Alumna Carla Cariño, history — warts and all — provides inspiration for changing the world

Aug. 4, 2017

Carla Cariño (MA '99), who teaches civics and ethnic studies at Denver’s North High School, got hooked on teaching because of the things she didn’t learn while she was in school — episodes such as the Wounded Knee Massacre and the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II. In the...

Tuskegee signing

Colorado Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen and CU Boulder establish endowment scholarship

June 28, 2017

The Hubert L. “Hooks” Jones Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. and the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education have established a $50,000 Scholarship Endowment to support CU Boulder education students who are inspired to continue the Tuskegee Airmen legacy. The endowment honors the Tuskegee Airmen and serves as a...

Jonathan Templin, KU

Inaugural Robert L. Linn Memorial Lecture Award announced at AERA

April 28, 2017

Professor Jonathan Templin has been selected for the inaugural Robert L. Linn Memorial Lecture Award, which was announced in April at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in San Antonio. The award was named in honor of "Bob" Linn who was an inspirational leader in the field of measurement...


$5 million in grants make master's degrees possible for 90 teachers of diverse learners

Feb. 9, 2017

Ninety Colorado educators will earn free or sharply discounted master’s degrees and specialized state endorsements through CU Boulder thanks to two $2.5 million grants. The support, comprising two unique-in-the-nation programs, is designed to better prepare teachers to work with students from diverse backgrounds, including those with disabilities. The programs, both...

Escamilla award

Kathy Escamilla awarded the Robert L. Stearns Award

Oct. 31, 2016

The CU Boulder Alumni Association honored Kathy Escamilla , professor educational equity and cultural diversity, with 2016 Robert L. Stearns Award at the annual awards ceremony on Oct. 13. Initiated in 1953, the year Robert Stearns resigned as the sixth president of CU Boulder, the Stearns Award recognizes members of...

Scholarship Awards

Over sixty students awarded at annual scholarships ceremony

Oct. 24, 2016

Our scholarship program began in 1993 under the direction of Chancellor Phil DiStefano, then Dean of the School of Education, and the CU Foundation. In our first year we awarded 5 scholarships totaling $2500. This year, on October 14th, 2016, the School of Education celebrated 64 scholarships and fellowships amounting...

Knowles Fellows

Eight straight years: CU alumni selected for national Knowles Teaching Fellowships

Aug. 19, 2016

For the eighth consecutive year, alumni from the CU Boulder School of Education have been selected for sought-after Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) fellowships in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. KSTF Teaching Fellowships are highly competitive and awarded to about 35 of the most promising early career teachers...