Hello MASP community and welcome to the new MASP e-newsletter!

We are excited to launch a new form of communicating with MASP community from over the past 24 years! We plan to send out an electronic newsletter three times a year, in the Summer, Fall and Spring. We want to keep you updated about what is happening at MASP and provide a mechanism for you to stay connected with MASP, if you are interested. We hope you will read on to learn about current MASP activities and about the achievements of current MASP students!

Students in MASP

MASP Overview: Then and Now

While many of the core components of MASP have remained the same over its 24 years existence, there have been many changes as well. Originally the Minority Arts & Science Program, MASP was formed in 1993 to serve traditionally underrepresented racial/ethnic groups in the biological sciences. The program was started...
PEAC 2017 Students

PEAC Summer 2017!

Every summer, MASP invites highly motivated incoming freshmen from traditionally underrepresented groups and/or who are first-generation college students to its summer Program for Excellence in Academics and Community (PEAC), a rigorous academic program focusing on intensive university-level material and giving students an opportunity to form a strong community that will...
Students in MASP Class

MASP Seminars

One significant part of MASP is the academic enrichment offered by MASP classes, typically in a more intimate setting than traditional university classes. All MASP students are required to take a one-credit MASP class during the first four semesters of their time in the program. We are designing our classes...

Student Spotlight

MASP supports some of the most amazing students at CU Boulder! This fact was validated in April 2017 when FOUR of our students received the Jacob Van Ek award, one of the most distinctive honors awarded to students in the College of Arts & Sciences. The award honors Jacob Van...
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New Scholarship

Dr. Montoya has been working closely with CU Office of Advancement to establish new sources of funding for our students, and we are pleased to announce a new scholarship specifically for MASP students. The Eagan Family Scholarship , which provides $1000 additional financial support for one active MASP student each...