Jane Goodall speaking to children

Jane Goodall to teach newest MOOC on developing compassionate leaders

Feb. 12, 2018

Starting this summer, Jane Goodall will lead a free online course through a unique partnership between CU Boulder and the Jane Goodall Institute's youth program, Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots.

Student works on laptop computer outside

CU Boulder to offer first MOOC-delivered electrical engineering master's degree

Feb. 8, 2018

The Board of Regents on Thursday approved a new and innovative online master's degree in electrical engineering, the first of its type in the world.


Building a future in science with Legos

Jan. 26, 2018

Adults who played with construction-based toys and video games in childhood demonstrate greater spatial skills, new CIRES research finds.

College of Engineering and Applied Science Dean Bobby Braun speaks at Wednesday's announcement

CU Boulder engineering offerings expand on the Western Slope

Jan. 25, 2018

CU Boulder and Colorado Mesa University have added an Electrical and Computer Engineering program to their expanding partnership.

Students hold Health Sciences High & Middle College Schools of Opportunity banner

8 public high schools recognized as national Schools of Opportunity

Jan. 22, 2018

The National Education Policy Center recognizes honorees for closing educational opportunity gaps in their communities. This year's recipients join 37 other public high schools in the Schools of Opportunity network.

ocean science competition

Trout Bowl helps local high schoolers develop a future in ocean science

Jan. 17, 2018

The Trout Bowl, which will take place on campus Feb. 3, is a science competition designed to encourage the next generation of young, scientific minds to feed their curiosity about Earth's oceans.

Climate & Sports Student Summit at CU Boulder

CU Boulder hosts K-12 students to connect climate and sports

Dec. 20, 2017

On Dec. 13, more than 80 local elementary, middle and high school students experienced an action-packed day of climate change education and inspiration at the CU Recreation Center.

A student sits at a computer smiling

Lab for Playful Computation reimagining computer science for kids

Dec. 7, 2017

ATLAS Institute researchers have developed a suite of novel tools that enable middle-school students to quickly create networks, connect devices, invent apps and design wearable technology.

Shalini Menon

Blind researcher brings magic touch to book project

Dec. 5, 2017

Shalini Menon is helping the campus Build a Better Book Project make tactile materials more accessible for visually impaired children.

Rocky Mountain National Park

National park may broaden exhibits about tribal nations

Nov. 16, 2017

Faculty and students helped develop a plan for how to better represent indigenous histories and ongoing tribal relationships to the land that is now Rocky Mountain National Park.