Chancellor Philip DiStefano and Sylvie Jones from Education Abroad with students in the CU in D.C. program

Chancellor showcases CU Boulder in Washington

April 5, 2022

Chancellor Philip DiStefano and other CU Boulder representatives recently showcased the university in Washington, D.C., meeting with alumni, donors, media and legislators to share successes from Boulder and discuss upcoming priorities.

Students on CU Boulder campus

Community college students to get leg up on degrees in mechanical, civil engineering

April 1, 2022

CU Boulder and the Colorado Community College System have signed an agreement that streamlines the transfer process for engineering students. CU Boulder is the first in the state to offer a civil engineering transfer program.

A stuffed zebra toy sits on a box with buttons

Robots help kids tell stories—with a little help from stuffed animals

Feb. 15, 2022

“I goed to school, and my friends were not listening.” Layne Hubbard, who earned her doctorate from CU Boulder in 2021, is developing new technology to help young kids take charge of their own stories.

High school student participating in a CU Science Discovery field course

Teaching artists help foster STEM learning as part of CU Science Discovery

Oct. 28, 2021

When you were in high school science class, was one of your lead instructors a sculptor? Maybe, but you probably didn’t know about it. Working with teaching artists is one way CU Science Discovery approached its recent field course to foster STEM engagement and career exploration among Colorado high school students.

Downtown Longmont

CEDaR partners with Longmont to develop downtown survey

Oct. 25, 2021

As Longmont recovers from a period of uncertainty, residents can share their vision for the downtown area, thanks in part to CU Boulder’s Community Engagement, Design and Research Center.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaking at CU Boulder in 2016

Oct. 25 visit with Dalai Lama offers educators unique opportunity

Oct. 19, 2021

Educators and the community are invited to join a virtual conversation on cultivating compassion and dignity in schools. The Oct. 25 event offers Colorado educators a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help interview the Dalai Lama.

Art easel in a classroom with young children

Kindergartners from low-income schools wait more, move less than wealthier school peers

Oct. 13, 2021

In a massive undertaking, a team of educational researchers traveled to 32 kindergarten classrooms to discover how young children spend their time during a typical day at school.

Robots pouring drinks

Artificial intelligence and education meet in interdisciplinary research

Sept. 30, 2021

Social robots tend to be associated with futuristic science fiction movies, like Vision, the android from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or C-3PO from Star Wars. In reality, they have rewarding applications in the present day.

A person using social media on a phone

Digital wellness program to help combat psychological impacts of social media

July 23, 2021

ATLAS Instructor Annie Margaret is creating a summer program for middle-school girls that will provide strategies adolescents can use to minimize the negative psychological impacts of social media.

An illustration of bee behavior being modeled by a computer

It takes a hive: Community volunteers in honey bee research

July 9, 2021

Two local high school students have been volunteering regularly for over two years in the Peleg Lab, to the benefit of the student-volunteers and to the lab in advancing research.