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.
New Community Lecture Series to Begin with Talk, Workshop about Healthy Body Image
Sona Dimidjian, University of Colorado Boulder associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, taught Women’s Mental Health to CU undergraduates last year and was repeatedly inspired by the enthusiasm of students to create a world in which girls and women were less vulnerable to the social pressures that influence health problems like eating disorders and depression.
“The CU undergraduates in my classes have such passion for learning ways to contribute and create a ... more...
Science Discovery Sparks Interest in STEM and CU-Boulder Science
Nine-year-old Sydney Wilcox wants to be an astronaut when she grows up because “space is really cool.” She was in good company at a recent CU Science Discovery event where she declared her career aspirations a stone’s throw from the University of Colorado Boulder’s space exploration laboratory and at the heart of CU-Boulder research hubs.
Wilcox and her family were part of a crowd of approximately 800 kids and parents who came to campus for more...
Re-envisioning Reading with 3D-printed Picture Books
For generations, countless parents have read the classic children’s book Goodnight Moon to help lull little ones to sleep. The poetic text follows a young rabbit as he softly wishes goodnight to his surroundings — “goodnight room, goodnight moon, goodnight cow jumping over the moon,” the story goes. With help from computer science faculty and students, that tender tale has now been translated into a 3D-printed, tactile book for blind children and their ... more...
George Gershwin Anniversary Tribute Resonates with New AudiencesFor nearly 20 years, musicians Andrew Cooperstock and William Terwilliger have traversed the globe championing classical music and the works of great American composers. Since September, the piano-violin duo has been crisscrossing the country and Colorado highlighting the work of 20th Century composer George Gershwin and striking a chord with seasoned and new audiences alike.“With ... more...
Stable Ground for Bipolar Disorder: Sutherland Center Is Changing Lives for Patients and Families
“The Sutherland Center saved my life.” Coleen Matlock* has uttered these words many times since seeking services at the Robert. D. Sutherland Center for the Evaluation and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Matlock’s life completely changed nearly 20 years ago when she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a chronic illness characterized by recurring episodes of extreme highs (mania) and extreme lows (depression).... more...
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