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.

Katherin Lininger guides participants in collecting data from a fire-impacted stream

CU Science Discovery receives statewide recognition for excellence

Nov. 17, 2022

CU Science Discovery, a K–12 education outreach organization, recently received two statewide awards in recognition of its efforts and achievements in STEM and environmental education.

Students participate in a climate-based lesson during a workshop at CU Boulder. Photo credit: CIRES/CU Boulder

CU Boulder educators to bring climate, human rights content into classrooms

Nov. 10, 2022

At the global climate summit next month, teachers and aspiring teachers will be in the audience and working with an educator's guide created at CU Boulder to help their students understand how climate change is impacting people and communities and how they can help. Participating teachers may apply for graduate credit and a stipend—deadline Nov. 16.

Is affirmative action in college admissions on its way out? Expert weighs in

Nov. 10, 2022

CU Boulder researcher Michele Moses talks about the future of affirmative action in higher education and how arguments around college admissions point to deeper divisions in U.S. society.

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$10.9M grant supports underrepresented Denver-metro students pursuing engineering careers

Sept. 29, 2022

A grant from the Office of Naval Research in the U.S. Department of Defense will support five Denver-metro community colleges and two universities in an initiative to increase the number of community college students who pursue engineering careers—particularly those from underrepresented populations.

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Global climate summit launches worldwide education coalition—find out how to join

Sept. 26, 2022

CU Boulder is proud to announce the launch of a worldwide education coalition in support of the Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit with the goal to broaden understanding of the human rights impacts of a changing global climate and galvanize people to take action.

Person sits on rock formation and plays music.

Video: ‘Soundscapes of the People’ explores Pueblo’s history through music

Sept. 1, 2022

The College of Music’s American Music Research Center has embarked on a research project aimed at documenting, preserving and engaging with diverse musical and cultural influences in and around Pueblo, Colorado.

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As book bans rise, former teacher argues for letting kids read

Aug. 25, 2022

As book bans rise across the country, Wendy Glenn, a CU Boulder professor and former English teacher, argues that reading books––even ones that make adults uncomfortable––is critical for the education of young people.

Wreckage of a home burned in the Marshall Fire

Promoting public impact: The Marshall Fire grants

Aug. 22, 2022

Six grants and one sponsorship have been awarded by the Office for Outreach and Engagement to support community-engaged scholarship connected to the Marshall Fire. The grants are in partnership with the Research & Innovation Office and the Natural Hazards Center.

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Center for Asian Studies wins $2.2M to help ‘make Asia accessible’ for Coloradans

Aug. 19, 2022

Funding from the United States Department of Education is helping CU Boulder's Center for Asian Studies realize its mission in “fundamental and transformative ways.”