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Humans and computers work together for tutoring success

Nov. 6, 2023

CU Boulder was chosen to join the new Learning Engineering Virtual Institute with the aim of doubling the rate of middle school math learning within five years by building a hybrid human-AI tutoring platform that will reach over 275,000 diverse, low-income students.

Mount Blue Sky, formerly Mount Evans

Center of the American West charts a path to the future

Oct. 3, 2023

With a new strategic plan in place, the Center of the American West is charting a new course focused on undergraduate and graduate student education; interdisciplinary research; outreach to Colorado and beyond; and connection to the university community.

Salomé Carrasco in the field

Counting grasshoppers: A summer in the field

Oct. 3, 2023

For community college students who study science, fieldwork opportunities are rare. Enter CIRES’ immersive paid mentorship. Read from one student as she reflects on her summer of research in Boulder.

Instructor and community college student

CU SPUR hosts community college students for STEM research opportunities

Sept. 20, 2023

The CU SPUR program hosted its first cohort of community college students as part of the broader Denver-Metro Engineering Consortium consisting of local community colleges, four-year institutions and industry partners seeking to increase the number of engineering professionals.

Professors Shawhin Roudbari, Chelsea Hackett, Rebecca Safran and Beth Osnes pictured with a giant bird puppet

NSF grants CU Boulder nearly $2M for climate communication by, for kids

Aug. 30, 2023

A new award will fund small exhibits created by high school students that will tour museums and birding festivals throughout the Americas, raising awareness about climate change and promoting STEM diversity.

Archaeologist Amelia Dall, who is deaf, explains archaeology in American Sign Language for a children's education video

Museum gives a hand to kids who can’t hear

Aug. 28, 2023

The CU Museum of Natural History is launching a pilot for science-education tools using American Sign Language.

students on campus

New scholarship helps high school students earn college credit

Aug. 16, 2023

The High School ACCESS program, as part of the Division of Continuing Education, will offer a new scholarship to high school students with demonstrated financial need. The fall application deadline is Aug. 28.

Summer Precollege Bridge Program students

Bridging first-generation students to the university

Aug. 11, 2023

Marking its ninth year, the summer Precollege Bridge Program continues its commendable role in guiding students toward their CU Boulder journey. Since its inception, the program has engaged 172 precollege alumni.

Elementary school-aged students

Imagining new ways to teach science

Aug. 1, 2023

An interdisciplinary team of graduate and undergraduate students is innovating with elementary teachers to teach science through music, art and movement.

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CU Boulder, Fort Lewis College support Native American astrophysics students

July 25, 2023

A new program, supported by the National Science Foundation, is helping Native American undergraduate students at Fort Lewis College delve into astrophysics and more fully participate in scientific research that frequently happens on Indigenous lands.