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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.


National ocean science competition makes splash in Colorado

April 4, 2018

The National Ocean Sciences Bowl high school finals competition will come to Boulder for the first time in its 20-year history.

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Grad student helps science sims break language barriers

March 1, 2018

Doctoral candidate Diana López translates PhET Interactive Simulations into Spanish, making them more accessible to a global audience.

students participating in the boys2MEN leadership summit on the CU Boulder campus.

CU Boulder excited for ongoing partnership with Crowley Foundation

Feb. 28, 2018

ODECE looks ahead to the boys2MEN Leadership Summit offered in partnership with the Crowley Foundation, which supports young men of color in pursuing higher education.

INVST students with book "Mi Mama, Alicia Sanchez"

INVST students author children's book about local Latina hero

Feb. 22, 2018

Three students have written, illustrated and published a children's book in English and Spanish honoring Lafayette's hometown hero Alicia Sanchez, an advocate for the Latino community.