Denver Public Schools

Partnership with Denver Public Schools receives funding to expand student leadership

Oct. 16, 2018

CU Engage is pleased to announce new resources to deepen and advance a research partnership with the Student Voice and Leadership program in Denver Public Schools.

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Training can boost spatial intelligence in young adults

Oct. 8, 2018

A new CIRES-led study has found that it's possible to improve spatial reasoning with practice.

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Students race robots, write code at hands-on summer camp

Aug. 17, 2018

A STEM camp this summer, held at Casa de la Esperanza, a housing community and learning center for migrant workers and their families, gave K-12 students a crash course in robotics.

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Students in Focus: 'The Yuccans' bring nature education to Mesa Verde

Aug. 10, 2018

In June, nine students from CU Boulder gave visitors to Mesa Verde National Park an education in yucca plants and other facets of Colorado ecology.

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Drones, beaver dams help community college students get involved in research

July 31, 2018

A summer research internship at CIRES gives Colorado community college students hands-on research opportunities as they look ahead in their careers.

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Pushing Boundaries: Using theater to communicate climate change, one child at a time

July 24, 2018

As a way to engage youth in the climate change conversation, Beth Osnes created "Shine," a musical performance about how energy, climate and humans are interrelated.


Scientists ID more than 1,200 genes linked to educational attainment

July 23, 2018

An international research team including CU Boulder scientists has identified more than 1,200 genetic variants associated with how much schooling an individual completes.

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Study finds challenges addressing sex discrimination in schools in #MeToo era

June 6, 2018

People responsible for Title IX implementation often lack resources and training, according to new CU Boulder study.

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Rain Game brings science learning to children in the hospital

May 21, 2018

CU Boulder’s Brian Jernigan is working to bring science learning to students who can’t come to class in person: young patients in pediatric hospitals.

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Making your research relevant for decision-makers

May 14, 2018

The CIRES Western Water Assessment has released a new usable science guide for researchers hoping for impact.