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We’re On a Mission

As part of our mission, we are always looking for ways to increase STEM literacy and connect students to current CU science. We are fortunate enough to be able to utilize CU Boulder’s scientific resources, facilities and expertise to excite students about STEM, expose them to a variety of STEM careers and professionals, and inspire […]

When Science and Art Come Together!

This summer, CU Science Discovery has had the pleasure of working with nine St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) students as part of the Research Experience and Mentoring (REM) pilot program. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the REM program was designed to provide research experiences and mentoring opportunities to STEM students that may ultimately […]

Engaging Girls in STEM

Two of the most powerful determinants of whether or not a female pursues a career in the sciences is whether or not the proper educational groundwork has been laid for a successful path and whether anyone encourages her along the way. Here at Science Discovery we are passionate about encouraging girls to break out of […]

Science Discovery Joins the Maker Movement!

Science Discovery is joining the maker revolution! As you may know, the recent ‘maker movement’ has been labeled the new industrial revolution. At the heart of the movement are ‘maker spaces’ that allow for tinkering, creativity, collaboration and innovation. This week we celebrate the launch of our first-ever Maker Space summer camp! Instructor, Brian Jernigan, […]

Upward Bound Explores the World of Waves

Last Tuesday we had the pleasure of hosting a group of 52 Upward Bound students from southwest Colorado and New Mexico. Upward Bound is a program that provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in pre-college performance and ultimately in higher education pursuits. Upward […]