Anisah Spah teaching to elementary students

New grant expands partnership efforts to recruit, retain teachers in Northeast Colorado

Nov. 28, 2018

A collaboration between the School of Education and Northeast Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services has received a grant to help create a more sustainable teacher force in Northeast Colorado.

Faculty member sketches skull

Lightning talks spark creative connections

Nov. 14, 2018

Colorado leaders met with CU Boulder researchers recently to discuss ways to use the arts to address social and economic issues across the state.

School of Education Pathways 2 Teaching student presentations at the UMC on May 1, 2018. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Guaranteed admission now offered to high schoolers who study education

Oct. 18, 2018

Colorado high school students interested in becoming teachers and community leaders can earn guaranteed admissions to CU Boulder’s School of Education for the 2018–19 academic year.

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.

spatial training

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.

Students race robot

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.

Rychen Ly with student

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.

Researcher taking water sample in creek

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.