Explore recent news and announcements about outreach and engagement programs, resources, and activities.
Panel at CU-Boulder to Discuss Extreme Weather and Connections to Climate Change: How Unusual were September’s Floods? - Sep 23rd, 2013
A panel of science experts will convene at the University of Colorado Boulder on Wednesday, Sept. 25, to discuss weather and climate related to the recent devastating floods.
Panelists from several institutions will discuss the unusual weather conditions that caused the floods, the historical context and the potential influence of human-caused...
CU-Boulder Campus Mourns Death of Longtime, Celebrated Physics Professor Al Bartlett - Sep 9th, 2013
Albert Allen Bartlett, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Colorado Boulder, was remembered today as a revered teacher who had a major impact on his students, the university, Boulder and far beyond.
Bartlett died on Sept. 7 at the age of 90.
“Al Bartlett was a man of many legacies,”...
CU-Boulder Biologist to Lead Field Training with Colorado Science Teachers - Sep 9th, 2013
Teachers from across the state will gather in Steamboat Springs this weekend to share ideas and participate in hands-on field exercises with University of Colorado Boulder Biologist Tim Seastedt as part of the Colorado Biology Teachers’ Association’s fall workshop, “Takin’ It to the Fields.”
Seastedt, a professor of ecology and evolutionary...
Nearly 600 First-year CU-Boulder Students to Take Part in ‘Day of Service’ Aug. 24 - Aug 20th, 2013
The Day of Service is an opportunity for first-year students to get out into the community they are entering and experience its needs and culture beyond the borders of the CU campus, according to Jen Ross, director of the Volunteer Resource Center at CU-Boulder, which spearheads the service event.
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Sen. Mark Udall to Speak at CU Law School on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan - Aug 12th, 2013
Recently appointed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Colorado Sen. Mark Udall will discuss President Obama’s Climate Action Plan at the University of Colorado Law School on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
The event also will include a panel discussion with former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, Colorado Oil and Gas Association...
MAVEN Mars Mission Haiku Selected - Aug 8th, 2013
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, or MAVEN, mission to Mars will carry just over 1,100 haiku, along with thousands of names, on its journey to the red planet. The haiku were part of a contest, sponsored by the University of Colorado Boulder, asking the public to submit haiku poetry...
CU-led MAVEN Mission Spacecraft Arrives at Florida Launch Site - Aug 5th, 2013
The spacecraft for NASA’s Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, or MAVEN, mission to Mars being led by the University of Colorado Boulder has arrived in Florida in anticipation of a November launch.
The spacecraft was shipped on Friday, Aug. 2, aboard a U.S. Air Force cargo plane from Buckley Air Force Base...
Animal Behavior Society Meeting at CU-Boulder to Feature Public Talks, Activities, Film Festival - Jul 24th, 2013
The 50th annual meeting of the international Animal Behavior Society to be held at the University of Colorado Boulder July 28-Aug. 2 will feature several public events, including lectures, scientific demonstrations and a film festival.
The public lectures, to be held at the Glenn Miller Ballroom in the University Memorial Center,...
New Boulder County Latino History Project Lets Residents Share Their “Untold” Stories - Jul 12th, 2013
Excitement is running high this summer among 12 young Interns and 30 adult volunteers who are tracing the history of Latinos in Boulder County as part of the Boulder County Latino History Project newly launched this summer.
Some interns are doing videoed oral history interviews and making movies about places that...
CU-Boulder Undergraduates to Host Student Delegation from Belarus - Jul 11th, 2013
BOULDER – On Monday, July 15 a delegation of 13 high school students from Belarus will meet with undergraduates from the University of Colorado Boulder to examine higher education in the United States and acquire and apply youth-centered civic engagement and community organizing theory.
Sponsored by World Link, Inc., the delegation...
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