INVST students walk along the U.S.-Mexico border

Students get a ground-level view of immigration issues

Sept. 17, 2019

This year, 14 students visited El Paso, Texas, where they got a holistic education in immigration policy, meeting with everyone from migrants to border patrol agents.

Work being done at a Colombian village

Outreach Awards fund 34 community-based projects

Sept. 5, 2019

This year marks 20 years of funding programs that connect research, teaching and creative work with public needs in Colorado and beyond.

Child reads a book in the library

Turning trauma into learning in the classroom

Sept. 3, 2019

In a new book, education researcher Elizabeth Dutro lays out a road map for teachers to bring the difficult life experiences of their students into everyday classwork.

Erick Mueller, executive director of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship, on his motorcycle.

On the road: Entrepreneurship classes on two wheels

Aug. 9, 2019

Erick Mueller, executive director of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship at the Leeds School of Business, has now reached every region of the state with his rural entrepreneurship workshops.

A group of students takes notes during the boys2MEN summit

CU Boulder, Crowley Foundation co-host boys2MEN Leadership Summit

June 21, 2019

The boys2MEN (b2M) Leadership Summit—an annual precollege leadership program created to empower and inspire young men to become leaders in their communities through higher education, entrepreneurship and other avenues of their choice—will take place June 22-28 on the CU Boulder campus.

High school counselors in conference room

High school counselors visit campus to shrink rural Colorado achievement gap

June 13, 2019

Counselors and administrators from rural high schools across Colorado arrived at the CU Boulder campus Wednesday as part of a four-day program designed to increase enrollment of underrepresented students.

CU-STARs student volunteer helps child look through telescope

Inflatable planetarium lets Colorado kids explore the cosmos

June 11, 2019

The CU-STARs program brings an inflatable planetarium with cool technological effects across Colorado to help school children learn from college students about the wonders of the cosmos.

student raises hand in classroom

7 innovative schools that beat the odds

May 31, 2019

CU Boulder is helping to recognize schools that get creative to meet the needs of their students—from teaching young learners Native American languages to giving them a chance to get up close with birds in the wild.

Students look at Spanish Heritage Language and Culture Day displays on campus

DPS to compete in campus cultural event on May 15

May 10, 2019

Hundreds of Denver Public Schools students will visit CU Boulder for Spanish Heritage Language and Culture Day, a competitive event designed to showcase their creative talents and encourage them to pursue higher education.

CU Contemporary Dance Works rehearsing for the dance tour in Paonia

Dance outreach steps it up in Paonia

May 7, 2019

For the fifth year in a row, CU Boulder dance students head to schools in Paonia, Colorado, to lead dance outreach workshops and a public performance.

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