Telescope Project Involving CU-Boulder Selected as Top Priority for Construction

Aug. 16, 2010

A planned $110 million telescope in Chile that the University of Colorado at Boulder is partnering on to probe distant galaxies and stellar nurseries has been named as the top construction priority for mid-sized, ground-based telescopes by the National Research Council in the coming decade.Read more »

Fulbright Grants Awarded Both to CU Students and International Ed Office As Orientation Host

Aug. 2, 2010

Every academic year for more than 25 years, University of Colorado at Boulder graduate students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright scholarships and the 2010-11 term is no exception with five recipients heading to other countries for graduate study, advanced research and teaching projects through the U.S. government's flagship international exchange program.Read more »

CU-Boulder Suspends Study Abroad Programs in Mexico and Halts Scheduled Student Trip

July 22, 2010

University of Colorado at Boulder Interim Provost Russell Moore today announced that all CU-Boulder study abroad programs in Mexico and one CU academic program for undergraduates have been temporarily suspended for summer and fall due to continuing safety concerns in the country.Read more »

Sea Levels Rising in Parts of Indian Ocean, According to New Study

July 13, 2010

Newly detected rising sea levels in parts of the Indian Ocean, including the coastlines of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, Sri Lanka, Sumatra and Java, appear to be at least partly a result of human-induced increases of atmospheric greenhouse gases, says a study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.Read more »

CU-Boulder Community Leadership Program Celebrates 20 Years of Developing Leaders

March 3, 2010

The INVST Community Leadership Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder has been involving CU students in community service since 1990, and on March 12-14, alumni of the program will gather in Boulder for a 20th anniversary reunion weekend.Read more »

Five CU Students in Chile Accounted for; No Research Faculty at San Pedro de Atacama Facility During Quake

March 1, 2010

University of Colorado at Boulder officials confirmed Saturday that all six CU-Boulder students who were studying in Chile or had weekend travel plans to the country for the start of an academic program are safe.Read more »

CU-Boulder Awarded Grant To Help Improve Math And Science Teacher Education

Nov. 14, 2007

The University of Colorado at Boulder has received a grant of up to $2.4 million to improve teacher education in math and science following a nationwide competition that included submissions from more than 50 universities. CU-Boulder's grant is one of 12 being awarded by the National Math and Science Initiative to implement programs modeled after UTeach, a highly successful math and science teacher preparation program at the University of Texas at Austin.Read more »

Successful CU-Boulder Science Teaching Program Now Model For Other Universities

Oct. 17, 2007

A growing program at the University of Colorado at Boulder is working to combat what many experts call a looming crisis brought on by a shrinking pool of new K-12 science teachers. Known as the Colorado Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics Learning Assistant project, its goal is to improve introductory math and science classes at CU-Boulder and to recruit and train future K-12 science teachers, according to Valerie Otero, director of the program and an assistant professor in CU-Boulder's School of Education.Read more »

CU-Boulder Program Attracts Science Majors To Teaching Careers

July 26, 2006

A growing program at the University of Colorado at Boulder is working to combat an impending crisis brought on by a shrinking pool of new K-12 science teachers. Known as the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics-Teacher Preparation project, it involves a collaboration between the School of Education and six campus science departments.Read more »

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