a group of Upward Bound students on the CU Boulder campus

Upward Bound program prepares Native American students for college experience

Aug. 1, 2017

CU Boulder's Upward Bound program works with high school students from eight different reservations across the country to prepare them for the college experience.

Seth Miller discusses disruptive technologies with USTTI participants

CU Boulder helps other countries expand their connectivity

July 13, 2017

A number of professionals are part of a collaborative institute on campus that helps participants improve telephone, television, radio and internet services in developing nations.

Denver high schoolers gain engineering experience at CU Boulder

EngiNearMe: Bringing engineering to Denver high schoolers

June 8, 2017

This week, CU Boulder will welcome 55 Denver high school students for hands-on engineering design experience and the chance for a $2,500 scholarship.

A high school student throws a beanbag while wearing vision-distorting goggles

Rural Colorado students get a taste of college life

June 1, 2017

Middle and high school students from Byers, Elizabeth, Kiowa, Hugo, Limon, Burlington, and other regions spent three days at CU Boulder this week as part of a program aimed at giving talented and gifted youth from rural districts a preview of possibilities to come.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival performs Julius Caesar during school tour

Colorado Shakespeare Festival receives grant for outreach program

June 1, 2017

The university's Colorado Shakespeare Festival has been awarded $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to perform the works of William Shakespeare for middle- and high-school students.

CU Contemporary Dance Works performs on stage

CU's oldest outreach program steps up access to dance

May 16, 2017

CU Contemporary Dance Works has strengthened its outreach efforts by establishing residencies and developing long-term plans for partnership in communities underserved by the arts.

Annual Artocade art car festival in Trinidad district

CU Boulder assists state's creative districts

April 28, 2017

Colorado Creative Industries, a government division that encourages economic growth through the arts, has tapped CU Boulder experts to help analyze the program's impact.

A Whittier Elementary School student uses a green frame to show that she likes the sign being low enough for children to read it. Students used green and red frames to frame the things they liked and didn’t like about the HOP.

Collaboration gives children 'seat at table' in city planning

April 24, 2017

A group of second-graders has offered input on what's important to them when riding the bus—suggestions that are coming to fruition in a Boulder revitalization project. The children were involved through Growing Up Boulder, an initiative at CU Boulder's Community Engagement, Design and Research Center.

Theater students perform "Odyssey Remixed" | Photo by Ellen Reynerson

Theater outreach program rewrites the classics

March 23, 2017

"Odyssey Remixed" is a modern twist on the ancient text, swapping genders to highlight gender inequity in the original story. The production is being performed as part of an outreach program that brings live theater to local schools and community centers.

CU Boulder-Peace Corps volunteer Kara Zucker in El Salvador, hiking.

Once again a ‘top college’ for Peace Corps

Feb. 28, 2017

Not only does CU Boulder continue to be one of the top Peace Corps volunteer-producing schools of all time, holding the No. 5 spot, but it also ranks highly annually, this year taking the No. 11 spot among schools of similar size across the U.S.