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.

Young student raising her hand in rap lab

4th graders dig into pop music and poetry at CU Boulder

April 19, 2019

As they learn how writers revise their work and use literary devices, the students gear up for a school assembly led by an Australian rap star.

High school students at symposium

Air quality inquiry teaches K-12 students to ask, answer their own questions with science and engineering

April 10, 2019

When high school students from rural Colorado research air quality as it relates to the things that interest them most, the result is enthusiastic students and one-of-a-kind projects.

Members of CEAL look through the University Libraries' Asian Studies collection.

University Libraries hosts CEAL annual meeting

March 28, 2019

More than 100 members of the Council on East Asian Libraries came to CU Boulder libraries as part of a pre-conference for their annual meeting.

Picket line during Los Angeles teachers strike

How to address distrust to create lasting change in education

March 26, 2019

Educational reform efforts that fail to address long-festering issues of distrust may be "doomed to failure," Dean Katherine Schultz argues in a new book.

Child plays a game that teaches impulse control with graduate student Jade Yonehiro

Impulse control is just a click away

March 4, 2019

CU Boulder psychology and neuroscience faculty and students have created a new research program at the Children's Museum of Denver to help children learn how to control their impulses.

Macbeth performers on stage

The Bard in your backyard: Shakespeare covers Colorado

Feb. 15, 2019

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival announced a new initiative to bring live Shakespeare to every county in the state by 2028, reaching an estimated 180,000 audience members.

Students affiliated with CU Boulder's Intermountain Neuroimaging Consortium teach elementary school students about the brain

Creating brain awareness in eastern Colorado

Feb. 5, 2019

CU Boulder's neuroscience outreach program will be teaching students from 11 school districts about the brain and how it functions.