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Board of Regents hears campus diversity reports, grants department status to CU-Boulder's Women and Gender Studies

The University of Colorado Board of Regents today heard a report on campus diversity from CU-Boulder Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement Robert Boswell. The board also voted to approve a proposal to change the status of CU-Boulder’s Women and Gender Studies from program to department.

Student life: A passion for policy

In the midst of the Civil Rights Movement, an African American woman dedicated herself to the strenuous fight for equality. Though she could not vote, her voice would contribute to a lasting victory. This woman, CU-Boulder student Joseph Soto’s grandmother, inspired her grandson to fight discrimination with the same zeal.

Take precautions against tularemia

Tularemia, a rare but serious bacterial infection transmitted to humans via sick or dead animals, has been confirmed in Boulder and Larimer counties this spring. A dead vole found on CU-Boulder’s South Campus property (located near Hwy. 36 and Table Mesa Dr.) tested positive for the disease in early June.

Extreme weather events connected to climate change? Some scientists think so

Recent heavy rains in Texas and the deadly heat wave in India are indicators that climate change, brought on by increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, is most likely enhancing the effects of these extreme weather events, according to climatologist Jim White, director of CU-Boulder’s Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research.

INVST Community Studies program to celebrate 25-year anniversary

For the past 25 years, CU-Boulder's INVST Community Studies program has worked with CU students to help them learn to become engaged citizens and leaders.

Digital accessibility initiative update: Department of Justice inquiry closed

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has decided to close its inquiry into CU-Boulder for possible non-compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The campus believes this decision reinforces our current efforts to improve the accessibility of our digital environments on campus, as well as the direction set by the Chancellor.

Parking and Transportation Services awarded the 'Way to Go' employer award

The University of Colorado Boulder Parking and Transportation Services department recently received the "Way to Go Employer Champion Award" from the Denver Regional Council of Governments.

Awards from Chancellor's Advisory Committee on GLBT Issues

Every year the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on GLBT Issues honors outstanding educators and advocates for the LGBTQ community. This year's recipients are Associate Professor sj Miller and International Affairs major Elleayla Bayarjargal.

CU Money Sense: 5 steps to improve your finances this summer

Summer can be a busy time for college students between working, internships, traveling or summer classes. However, now is the perfect time to give your finances a checkup. Click through for five easy steps toward improving your money situation today.

CU honors graduates during a soggy ceremony on May 9

A heavy downpour didn't dampen enthusiasm on Saturday, May 9, as CU-Boulder honored candidates for 5,927 degrees during an abbreviated spring commencement ceremony. Cathleen Black, a former media executive and author, gave a shortened speech to the graduates and their families.

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