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Beyond Boulder: Undergraduates Study Leadership in South Africa
Last spring, two CU Boulder students traveled to Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa, where they spent three weeks studying...

Underrepresented students excel through SMART 
CU Boulder’s SMART program helps underserved and underrepresented students in the STEM fields gain valuable research experience for graduate school.

CU Boulder celebrates record-setting freshman retention rate
The University of Colorado saw a bump in the number of freshmen who returned as sophomores this year, which is good news as the Boulder campus strives 

College becomes reality for Glenwood twins
Keyla and Kenia Contreras share more than just a birthday. The fraternal twins – both seniors at Glenwood Springs High School – also share...

Most diverse, academically qualified freshman class settles into college life
Torn over what college to attend, freshman Maureen McNamara created a complex point system with key attributes of the colleges that accepted her...

Programming robots launches interest in engineering
Diego Fierro, 13, hopes to be a mechanical engineer someday. And thanks to a LEGO Robotics: Space Challenge camp at..

Rainy college Friday doesn't dampen higher ed interest
Celebrating 'College Friday,' 23 students from Denver and Aurora High schools visited CU-Boulder for a campus tour and to learn about leadership...

I Have a Dream, CU-Boulder partner on pre-collegiate summer program
Twenty incoming high school juniors and seniors — most who will be first-generation college students from Boulder High School — are spending two weeks at the University of Colorado getting...

CU-Boulder program empowers Latino, Chicano youth
Thirty-two Latino and Chicano Colorado high school students are immersing themselves in college life and learning July 12-18 at the University of Colorado Boulder as...

Lafayette middle-schoolers get taste of campus life
Alex Klein, 11, stirred glue, borax and water together in a bowl as his classmates watched, mesmerized by the science experiment...

CU-Boulder offers foundation for first-generation collegians
Main criteria: Desire and determination Graduate, Larrisa Alire, left, has a hug for fellow graduate, David Guerrero-Baez, during the...

CU-Boulder considers testing center to better serve students with disabilities
The number of students registering with the University of Colorado's Disability Services office has more than doubled in the past seven years, prompting...

I Have a Dream high school students attend CU internship bootcamp
Mary Green, left, gives Rayne Macias some feedback during a mock interview at the I Have a Dream internship boot camp held...

CDHE coverage of CU-Boulder's CU LEAD program
Lt. Gov. Garcia commends programs aimed at increasing student success...

6 sessions to attend at the Diversity and Inclusion Summit
Events will continue in the UMC (in various locations) through Nov. 8

Top reasons to attend the Diversity and Inclusion Summit
Whether you’re a CU Boulder student, staff or faculty member, here are some of the top reasons for you to attend the 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Summit Nov. 7–8.

What's Your Next Step? Fall 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Summit
As our campus and City of Boulder community members continue to work toward finding our way as a diverse and inclusive community

Be Woke, an interactive discussion on inclusion in the workplace, to be held Oct. 13
Executives from Lyft, Comcast, Molson Coors and 5280 magazine, among others, will be on campus Friday, Oct. 13...

Be Woke series to launch Sept. 5 with visit from Reddit executive
Be Woke series to launch Sept. 5 with visit from Reddit executive

CU Boulder gains national recognition as LGBTQ-inclusive university
CU Boulder has been ranked as one of the nation's top 50 LGBTQ-inclusive universities in the 2017 College Choice Best LGBTQ Colleges ranking

Board encouraged by diversity strides at CU
Challenges include reaching, enrolling, retaining African-American students The University of Colorado Denver reported to the...

Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement celebrates 30th anniversary of Equity and Excellence Awards
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Equity...

CU-Boulder working with consulting group to develop plan for diversity
Campus working toward more inclusive community The University of Colorado is working with a consulting...

CU-Boulder launches policy, review process to ensure digital accessibility
Campus making accessibility a priority in vendor contracts for new tools, services It's been two...

Survey: Less than half of undergrads feel valued by CU-Boulder
University pushes to improve campus climate on heels of 'sobering' survey Less than half of...

From VC Boswell: Enhancing our community
As we step into 2017 and begin the spring semester, it does us well to reflect on the legacy...

CU Boulder student to use Gilliam fellowship to reach underserved students in science

CU Boulder student to use Gilliam fellowship to reach underserved students in science

Upward Bound program prepares Native American Students for college experience
Only around 1 percent of bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees nationwide are awarded to Native American students. But in an effort to change...

High school students experience campus life firsthand at boys2MEN Leadership Summit
Community, leadership and inspiration all shone brightly at this year’s annual boys2MEN Leadership Summit...

College more than just a dream for Western Slope students
Two programs on the Western Slope of Colorado are preparing first-generation students for college, thanks to support from CU Boulder...

Technology For Life: How Students With Disabilities Are Attending College At Record Rates
Esha Mehta and Bill Casson had unique qualifications in mind when they looked at universities...

Family Learning Center partners with CU-Boulder to get kids college-ready
More info or call 303-442-8979. Boulder's Family Learning Center is partnering with the University of...

CU-Boulder's pre-collegiate program prepares young students
Centaurus High School senior Frank Delaney applied in seventh grade to the University of Colorado's...

CU-Boulder freshman class sets record for academic qualifications and diversity
The University of Colorado Boulder welcomed a freshman class of 5,869 students, a slight increase...

CU-Boulder program bridging the 'digital divide'
Computers to Youth keeps computers out of landfills, gives them to underserved high school students...

Diversity, learning and student success shine in summer pre-collegiate programs
No summer slowdown exists for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE). In partnership with academic departments across campus...

Guest opinion: The amazing success of Pre-Collegiate Program
Defining success in the social program world is challenging. In the case of...