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Global climate summit launches worldwide education coalition—find out how to join

Sept. 26, 2022

CU Boulder is proud to announce the launch of a worldwide education coalition in support of the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit with the goal to broaden understanding of the human rights impacts of a changing global climate and galvanize people to take action.

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Video: ‘Soundscapes of the People’ explores Pueblo’s history through music

Sept. 1, 2022

The College of Music’s American Music Research Center has embarked on a research project aimed at documenting, preserving and engaging with diverse musical and cultural influences in and around Pueblo, Colorado.

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As book bans rise, former teacher argues for letting kids read

Aug. 25, 2022

As book bans rise across the country, Wendy Glenn, a CU Boulder professor and former English teacher, argues that reading books––even ones that make adults uncomfortable––is critical for the education of young people.

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Promoting public impact: The Marshall Fire grants

Aug. 22, 2022

Six grants and one sponsorship have been awarded by the Office for Outreach and Engagement to support community-engaged scholarship connected to the Marshall Fire. The grants are in partnership with the Research & Innovation Office and the Natural Hazards Center.

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Center for Asian Studies wins $2.2M to help ‘make Asia accessible’ for Coloradans

Aug. 19, 2022

Funding from the United States Department of Education is helping CU Boulder's Center for Asian Studies realize its mission in “fundamental and transformative ways.”

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62 nuns were buried in a historic Denver cemetery. This archaeologist is helping to move them

Aug. 10, 2022

Between 1898 and 1969, 62 nuns were buried in a historic cemetery in southwest Denver. This summer, Lauren Hosek is helping to move the remains to a new resting place.

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Professor, postdoc, grad student teach cutting-edge science in Estonia

Aug. 8, 2022

CU Boulder neuroscientist Zoe Donaldson has found a new way to contribute to global science education. She and her team will spend much of August helping European high school students learn the finer points of gene manipulation in prairie voles.

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As schools become political battlegrounds, one educator sees room for hope

Aug. 2, 2022

States around the country are moving to limit how teachers can talk about issues like race and racism in the classroom. Noreen Naseem Rodríguez urges educators not to shrink away from having these “difficult conversations.”

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From oceans to the atmosphere: Community college students dive into research at CU Boulder

July 27, 2022

A CIRES-based summer research program has community college students hard at work on research projects in offices, labs and field sites in and around Boulder.

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From 'Don’t Say Gay' to bathrooms and sports: How debates over LGBTQ+ rights impact kids

June 20, 2022

Elizabeth Meyer has spent her career working with teachers and students to study how school policies can help or harm LGBTQ+ youth. In this Q&A, she weighs in on the wave of legislation around the country targeting the rights of transgender and nonbinary kids.