Students Features Archive

Campus working toward progress on sexual assault

With the conclusion on Thursday of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and as the campus moves into spring finals, I want to take this opportunity to give you an update on issues surrounding sexual assault prevention and what has been accomplished at CU-Boulder this year.

Student life: Master student performs with world-famous 'orchestral academy'

When you’re a master’s candidate, in your final semester, you don’t have a lot of time for yourself. Your days are spent writing, researching, neglecting to sleep. And when you’re working toward your master’s in music, a good chunk of your day is spent practicing.

That said, sometimes an opportunity presents itself that’s so good—an opportunity that will demand weeks of your precious time—that turning it down isn’t an option.

Seeking feedback on CU-Boulder accessibility policy

As part of the campus initiative to improve and create a sustainable culture of digital accessibility, a campus policy and set of standards have been drafted and are available for campus review.

Chancellor's Corner: Reporting Bias Motivated Incidents, a call to action

This week when you walk around campus, you might see a series of posters asking you to report Bias Motivated Incidents (BMI’s). The posters, which are part of a CU-Boulder student-led campaign, use very graphic language to bring attention to the need to report acts of bias on our campus. I am joining the students in asking you to report these incidents by visiting, so we can provide support services and administrative action as appropriate. 

CU-Boulder tapped by State Department to host youth English academy

CU-Boulder, one of only two universities in the country to be selected, will host a four-week pilot in July to provide English courses, college preparatory content and cross-cultural activities to 15- to 17-year-olds primarily from Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru. 

Board of Regents approves new engineering degrees, name change to studio art degrees

The University of Colorado Board of Regents today approved two new degrees on the Boulder campus, an MS and a PhD in Environmental Engineering. The board also voted to approve degree name changes for three studio art degrees.

Be Boulder. Week April 20-24

By the CUSG Freshman Council

The time has come to redefine CU-Boulder. Beginning with Be Boulder. Week, we would like to reintroduce you to The University of Colorado Boulder, a university of excellence.

Board of Regents rejects energy company divestment

The University of Colorado Board of Regents on Thursday voted 7-2 to maintain the university’s investment policies and not divest from energy companies. The measure approved by the Board also contained a provision commissioning a report on investment strategies reflecting “CU’s commitment to sustainability” and deliverable to the Board at its November 2015 meeting.

Astronomy Day celebrates the wonder of the universe

If you’ve ever gazed into the night sky and wondered at the magnitude of the universe, you have an opportunity for a closer look of the cosmos during Astronomy Day being held this Saturday at CU-Boulder. Since 2002, Fiske Planetarium and Sommers-Bausch Observatory, located on the campus, have opened their doors to the public for a free Astronomy Day celebration. 

Fiscal year 2016 parking rate increase

Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) has announced a planned increase in campus parking permit rates effective July 1.


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