Students Features Archive

2015 graduates looking at best job market in years

It’s graduation time for colleges and universities around the country and for the 5,927 CU-Boulder graduates likely to hit the job market there’s good news. That’s because the job market is healthy and strong across the board, says Jon Schlesinger from CU-Boulder’s Office of Career Services.

HDS, UMC to provide unified food service program

CU-Boulder’s two primary food services, Housing & Dining Services (HDS) and the University Memorial Center (UMC), announced that they will unify their departments and services, creating a single and comprehensive food service program for the CU-Boulder campus.

CU Dialogues: It's On Us - What does 'it' mean?

Everybody knows about sexual assault, but how do we talk about it? And how do we move from awareness to action? The CU Dialogues Program recently facilitated a series of two dialogues with a group of 23 Residential Academic Program students in Farrand Hall. The series, entitled "'It’s On Us'-What Does 'It' Mean?" provided students with an opportunity to dig into the issue of sexual assault. As one participant pointed out, sexual assault is something that students often think about but don’t often talk openly about. On anonymous post-dialogue feedback forms, many students described the dialogue as “eye-opening.”

From the Dean of Students: Take care of yourselves

As the spring semester comes to a close, several events have occurred locally and internationally that affect individuals as well as our campus community. We know that these events, along with the stresses that accompany finals and the end of the semester are often difficult to handle.

Please take care of yourselves and if you find you need additional support, click through for a list of campus resources.

From the VCSA: Standing with Nepal

On behalf of the entire CU-Boulder community, I would like to extend my condolences to the students, faculty, staff and other members of our community who have been personally affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. Last week, a group of students launched the CU Stands with Nepal” campaign, with the mission of unifying the community to raise funds and sustain the dialogue about Nepal. 

Naval pilot earns soaring praise for honors’ research

Before Courtnie Paschall touched down at the University of Colorado Boulder, she’d graduated from the Naval Academy (‘08), attained the rank of lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and undergone years of flight training.

Paschall graduates on May 9 with a degree in neuroscience and a minor in electrical engineering. She earned the distinction of graduating summa cum laude and was named the Outstanding Graduate for the College of Arts and Sciences for spring 2015.

Student life: Work and play collide

Work and play collide in the lives of students in CU’s Theatre and Dance Department, where self-expression is the primary driver of professional development.

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.

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