Office for University Outreach

The University of Colorado Boulder offers an array of outreach and engagement programs, initiatives, and resources. This site serves as a gateway for campus and community members to learn more about these activities.

Highlights

  • Shining a Light on Clean Energy in Nicaragua

    Shining a Light on Clean Energy in Nicaragua

    In a rural community in Northern Nicaragua, a group of Nicaraguans are a shining example of incorporating clean energy into their daily lives.  From a solar-powered restaurant to solar-roasted coffee beans, the Solar Center in Sabana Grande serves as a model of economic, ecologic, and social sustainability.

    Beth Osnes, assistant professor of theatre and dance, was invited to Nicaragua to engage with the community’s Youth Empowerment Program (ages 18-24). In January, Osnes ... more...

  • Colorado Community and K-12 Groups Awarded AirWaterGas Grants

    Colorado Community and K-12 Groups Awarded AirWaterGas Grants

    Six community-led projects from across Colorado will explore air quality, water quality and sustainable pathways for energy development in their local communities with support from newly awarded grants from the AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network based at the University of Colorado Boulder.

    The grants aim to improve understanding of the risks and benefits of oil and gas development as identified by community organizations. Grant recipients will have continued professional ... more...

  • The Missing Chapter: Bringing Local Latino History to Schools

    The Missing Chapter: Bringing Local Latino History to Schools Professor Marjorie McIntosh and teacher Isabel Chavez-McBeth exploring artifacts at the Carnegie Branch Library for Local History.
    Spearheaded by a University of Colorado Boulder emerita professor, the Boulder County Latino History Project brings together scholars, community leaders, educators, and youth to properly record and share the virtually untold history of Latinos in Boulder County. Project leaders and volunteers have gathered historical artifacts detailing Latino history, culture, and influences over the past 100 years, and those findings are now being incorporated into local ... more...
  • Join CU-Boulder Faculty for CU on the Weekend, Free Public Programs

    Join CU-Boulder Faculty for CU on the Weekend, Free Public Programs

    The public is invited to attend free, weekend programs led by some of the University of Colorado Boulder’s most interesting faculty as part of the Saturday series, CU on the Weekend. 

    With topics ranging from the climate change to healthy aging, CU on the Weekend programs are designed to satisfy the community’s curiosity surrounding some of the intriguing research conducted at CU-Boulder. 

    The spring more...

  • CU-Boulder Students, Elementary Schoolers Discover Ties that Bind as Reading Buddies

    CU-Boulder Students, Elementary Schoolers Discover Ties that Bind as Reading Buddies Jennifer Contreras reads her book “Oscar” with the help of CU student Forest Rodriguez at the Boulder Public Library. (Jay Dedrick/University of Colorado)
    Zora Eckert opens her storybook and begins to read aloud, her voice assured but quiet, leading the audience to lean in. Seated beside her on a bench, Serena Lewis holds up a second copy of the book, giving the circle of listeners a chance to peek at the crayon-colored illustrations floating above the text on crisp, white pages.
     
    “The Cat and the Duck” is a rare volume, not sold on ... more...

Programs by Category

  • P-12

    P-12
    Programs and resources for P-12 teachers & students

  • On Campus

    On Campus
    Programs, services, and resources offered on the CU-Boulder campus

  • In Your Community

    In the Community
    Programs and resources that can be found online, across Colorado, and beyond.

  • Climate and Energy

    Climate and Energy
    Programs and resources featuring climate and energy issues and initiatives

What is Outreach and Engagement?
Outreach embodies collaborative projects and mutually beneficial partnerships among CU-Boulder and external groups that enrich both our academic and research missions and the communities we serve.
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