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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.

Being an effective bystander: Ralphie Handler earns praise for intervening in campus sex assault

Ralphie Handler Max Demby was walking home last weekend when he intervened in a campus sex assault and prevented further attack. Read more for tips on how you can be an effective bystander.

Career Services: 'Just in Time Fair' April 15-16

CU-Boulder Career Services is bringing more than 140 organizations to campus to meet students and alumni for two specialized days during the "Just in Time Fair," April 15-16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UMC.

CU Engage: Conversations on Ethical and Equitable Community Engagement

Join CU Engage on April 23, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in UMC 415-417 for Conversations on Ethical and Equitable Community Engagement. Beth Osnes, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance who has extensive experience collaborating with community groups, will share the story of her path in coming to understand best practices for ethical and equitable community engagement.

Riders have opportunity to provide input on proposed RTD U.S. 36 service plan and fares

RTD recently released its proposed system-wide fare changes and its proposed service plan for its FasTracks Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system planned to open on U.S. Highway 36 in January 2016. CU-Boulder RTD riders have the opportunity to provide input on the proposed fare changes Monday April 6 at 6 p.m. in the Boulder City Council Chambers, which is located at 1777 Broadway. Comment can also be submitted by email.  Comment deadline is April 8.There is one remaining public meeting on the service plan you can attend, or you may submit written comments by e-mail. Deadline for all comment on the service plan is May 1.

Chancellor's Memo: Campus will have normal operations on April 20

On April 20, the campus will remain open to students, faculty, staff and visitors, as it would normally be. After three years of closing the campus to non-affiliates, the public understands that we are serious about eliminating the type of previous 4/20 gatherings that have disrupted the academic mission of the university.

Your student government: Spring 2015 elections April 6-9

By the University of Colorado Student Government

Attention students: The spring 2015 University of Colorado Student Government elections will take place next week, April 6-9. Log on to MyCUinfo to cast your votes for CUSG Tri-Execuives, Representatives-at-Large, ASSG Co-Senators, ASSG Representatives and UCEC candidates. 

Spring Town Hall addresses campus climate, funding - provides community conversation point

More than 350 students, faculty and staff joined the 2015 Spring Town Hall on the CU-Boulder campus today. Whether attending in-person or watching via streamed video, the audience heard directly from the campus’ top leadership, including Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, Senior Vice Chancellor and CFO Kelly Fox and Provost Russell Moore.

Moderators were CUSG executive Juedon Kebede and CU-Boulder Professor and Director of the Environmental Studies Program Sharon Collinge, who led the panel in a discussion on topics ranging from the campus culture and climate, to student success and future funding of the institution.

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