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Public seminar series to focus on bipolar disorder

Jan. 25, 2017

The CU Boulder Robert D. Sutherland (RDS) Center for the Evaluation and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder hopes to increase understanding about bipolar disorder through a free public seminar series that begins Jan. 30.

Middle School Ensemble participants with trombones reviewing music

Middle school music program tuning up for the season

Dec. 27, 2016

CU Boulder College of Music students are busy fine tuning lesson plans for this year’s CU Middle School Ensemble program, which begins Feb. 1. This program offers an extra-curricular performance opportunity for middle school band, orchestra and choral students.

Elementary student practices during Piano for Dreamers class

Piano for Dreamers: Expanding horizons 88 keys at a time

Nov. 14, 2016

The Piano for Dreamers program partners with the "I Have a Dream" Foundation to invite low-income elementary school students to the College of Music for a weekly piano lesson.

Ben Kirshner, CU Engage faculty director and co-principal investigator in the new research hub, works with Denver youth, who are involved in the educational justice movement at Project VOYCE.

CU Engage to launch new research hub

Nov. 7, 2016

A new research hub is being launched on campus that will strengthen the work of organizers, advocates, policymakers and education leaders. CU Engage, in collaboration with the National Education Policy Center, received funding from the Ford Foundation to launch it.

Three students and Carla Fredericks, all involved in the project, stand in a row, posing for a snapshot with a red tribal tapestry handing on the wall behind them.

Students create voter awareness video for native tribe

Nov. 4, 2016

The only in-person community polling place on the Ute Mountain Ute reservation in southern Colorado closed, which prompted tribal members and law students to partner on a video that describes the new mail-in voting process.

A child with a disgusted face

Teen Science Cafés promise to educate...and disgust

Oct. 20, 2016

Just in time for Halloween, teens are invited to get grossed out at an upcoming Teen Science Café at CU Boulder that explores the science of what happens in the brain to trigger reactions of disgust. “Ewww Disgusting! The Evolution and Neuroscience of Getting Grossed Out” will be held Oct. 25 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at CU Boulder’s Museum of Natural History lower level Biolounge. Registration is required.

CU Boulder astronomy and physics student Sam Strabala searches for sunspots with middle schoolers in Keenesburg, Colorado as part of a science outreach program.

CU-STARs brings wonder of space down to Earth for Colorado students

Oct. 17, 2016

CU-STARs (Science, Technology and Astronomy Recruits) outreach program brings space down to Earth for Colorado middle and high school students through inflatable planetariums, a solar system built out of Legos that orbits a lightbulb "sun" and other hands-on learning opportunities.

Glenwood High School senior Keyla Contreras and Summit County High School students Lizbeth Serrano and Nancy Higuera in an advanced chemistry lab at CU Boulder last summer.

College more than just a dream for Western Slope students

Oct. 10, 2016

With support from CU Boulder, two programs on the Western Slope of Colorado are preparing first-generation middle and high school students for college, providing them mentorship, academic skills and other tools to help them graduate from high school and enroll in college.

CU Transfer students on a tour Oct. 28, 2016, of the Colorado Space Grant Consortium, located in the Discovery Learning Center.

Pathway to STEM degrees made smoother for community college students

Oct. 4, 2016

CU Boulder is partnering with five Colorado community colleges to strengthen pathways for students to transfer more easily from two-year colleges to CU Boulder, especially students interested in science.

Lucentio with guitar in Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew"

Tackling bullying in schools with bilingual Shakespeare, all-female cast

Oct. 3, 2016

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is taking its all-female, bilingual tour of "The Taming of the Shrew" to Colorado schools. "The Taming of the Shrew" is the latest title in CSF’s Shakespeare & Violence Prevention series, which combines live performance and classroom workshops to empower students to become “upstanders” vs. “bystanders” when they see bullying happen around them.

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