Prairie voles

Professor, postdoc, grad student teach cutting-edge science in Estonia

Aug. 8, 2022

CU Boulder neuroscientist Zoe Donaldson has found a new way to contribute to global science education. She and her team will spend much of August helping European high school students learn the finer points of gene manipulation in prairie voles.

Noreen Naseem Rodriguez stands in front of a mural

As schools become political battlegrounds, one educator sees room for hope

Aug. 2, 2022

States around the country are moving to limit how teachers can talk about issues like race and racism in the classroom. Noreen Naseem Rodríguez urges educators not to shrink away from having these “difficult conversations.”

Students at Mountain Research Station in June

From oceans to the atmosphere: Community college students dive into research at CU Boulder

July 27, 2022

A CIRES-based summer research program has community college students hard at work on research projects in offices, labs and field sites in and around Boulder.

People wave LGBTQ+ flags in front of the U.S. Capitol Building

From 'Don’t Say Gay' to bathrooms and sports: How debates over LGBTQ+ rights impact kids

June 20, 2022

Elizabeth Meyer has spent her career working with teachers and students to study how school policies can help or harm LGBTQ+ youth. In this Q&A, she weighs in on the wave of legislation around the country targeting the rights of transgender and nonbinary kids.

Norlin Library west entrance

CU writing class brings generations together

June 3, 2022

In CU Boulder's intergenerational writing class, students discover a new richness to topics such as birth control, racism and the war on drugs when they have a chance to explore them alongside members of older generations who have lived through similar social upheavals. Community members are invited to apply.

Centaurus students designing a new ethnic studies course

Creating an inclusive curriculum at Centaurus High and beyond

May 23, 2022

Students in CU Boulder’s Public Achievement program and Centaurus High School are joining forces to increase ethnic studies offerings for area youth.

CU Boulder student Aniya Khalili

Faces of community engaged scholarship: Aniya Khalili

May 16, 2022

Doctoral student Aniya Khalili was looking for a research lab that would match her values. She found that match in 2019 with Professor Shelly Miller and was introduced to the practice of community-engaged scholarship.

Young students dip their hands into buckets of frigid ice water

Journeying to the Central Arctic, in Boulder

April 6, 2022

Learners recently dived in for an immersive Arctic education experience at CU Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium.

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.