LASP building from above

LASP launches new artist-in-residence program

June 9, 2023

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, the largest research institute at CU Boulder, is initiating an artist-in-residence program that will help connect STEM professionals, Front Range artists, K-12 students and the local community.

Rose in the Shakespeare Gardens on campus

Reducing violence with help from The Bard

May 26, 2023

Colorado Shakespeare Festival staffers shared the Shakespeare & Violence Prevention program with scholars and practitioners in England, including at Shakespeare’s Globe theater.

High school students give a presentation in the classroom

The impact of the $5 challenge on Colorado students

May 25, 2023

CU Boulder's Deming Center for Entrepreneurship is transforming local high schools by showing how $5 can create a difference for students and their communities.

Teacher working with small child

Public and community-engaged scholarship springs into action

May 10, 2023

Community Impact Grants and Micro Grants that were awarded this spring will positively impact science, music, literacy, ethics, and math education in Colorado K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations. Also funded were a community college research partnership, as well as arts and humanities programming.

A teacher at a lectern speaks to students sitting at desks

5 lessons on improving US education—from high schools that beat the odds

April 12, 2023

Edited by a trio of CU Boulder researchers, a new book titled Schools of Opportunity: 10 Research-Based Models of Equity in Action tells the stories of nine U.S. high schools that flourished despite the odds—overcoming tough challenges to offer students from a wide range of backgrounds rich and even joyful educational experiences.

The shadows of visitors seen on the wall of the Columbine Memorial

Student teachers feeling the toll of school violence, educator says

April 7, 2023

Deena Gumina, an assistant teaching professor at CU Boulder, takes hope from college and high school students who are taking action to try to prevent violence in schools. Now, adults need to "show up" in support.

Campus from a window

Boulder community wraps its arms around Afghan refugees

Jan. 5, 2023

CU Boulder's International English Center had the unique opportunity in 2022 to offer crucial English language courses to Afghan men and women who were relocated to Boulder after the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021.

Road leading into the mountains

Students partner with state to develop educational campaign on smart investing for newbies

Dec. 12, 2022

Next time you drive along I-70 near Idaho Springs, you’ll see an eye-catching billboard encouraging smart investing. That’s due to a new collaboration between the Colorado Division of Securities and students in CU Boulder's College of Media, Communication and Information.

Brad Werner, Sharon Fireman and Erick Mueller at the Weizmann workshop

Deming Center offers dose of innovation for ‘startup nation’

Nov. 21, 2022

A team of entrepreneurship experts visited Israel to help scientists and researchers recognize breakthrough ideas.

Sleep researchers in the home of two young children acting as test subjects.

‘Sleep Fairies’ complete a successful summer fellowship

Nov. 21, 2022

CU Boulder’s Sleep and Development Lab’s summer fellowship provides hands-on training for undergrads while furthering research for the university.