Dean Sara Thompson

Faculty in Focus: A century of innovative outreach and engagement

Jan. 11, 2019

In this conversation with Continuing Education Dean Sara Thompson, find out how the division she leads connects university resources with communities statewide.

Digital library

University Libraries share materials with global digital collection

The University Libraries at CU Boulder have joined with HathiTrust, a digital library containing millions of volumes, for long-term preservation of materials.

Young student raises hand in classroom

‘Grow your own’ teacher programs address shortage in rural districts

CU Boulder’s School of Education is helping rural school districts attract and retain new teachers by partnering with schools and organizations dedicated to the same goals.

Young student touches an animal fossil

Natural history comes to life for students statewide

CU Museum of Natural History educator Jim Hakala is on a mission to bring fossils and ancient artifacts to every Colorado fourth grader, especially those with limited access to educational resources.

2013 Boulder flood

Students work to prepare Boulder County for next environmental disaster

Dec. 10, 2018

One Program for Writing and Rhetoric class has spent the semester working with Foothills United Way to help prepare for Boulder’s next environmental disaster.

Anisah Spah teaching to elementary students

New grant expands partnership efforts to recruit, retain teachers in Northeast Colorado

Nov. 28, 2018

A collaboration between the School of Education and Northeast Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services has received a grant to help create a more sustainable teacher force in Northeast Colorado.

Faculty member sketches skull

Lightning talks spark creative connections

Nov. 14, 2018

Colorado leaders met with CU Boulder researchers recently to discuss ways to use the arts to address social and economic issues across the state.

School of Education Pathways 2 Teaching student presentations at the UMC on May 1, 2018. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Guaranteed admission now offered to high schoolers who study education

Oct. 18, 2018

Colorado high school students interested in becoming teachers and community leaders can earn guaranteed admissions to CU Boulder’s School of Education for the 2018–19 academic year.

Denver Public Schools

Partnership with Denver Public Schools receives funding to expand student leadership

Oct. 16, 2018

CU Engage is pleased to announce new resources to deepen and advance a research partnership with the Student Voice and Leadership program in Denver Public Schools.

spatial training

Training can boost spatial intelligence in young adults

Oct. 8, 2018

A new CIRES-led study has found that it's possible to improve spatial reasoning with practice.