Last fall, The Board of Regents asked each University of Colorado campus to develop a process for prioritizing its academic and administrative areas. Since that time, the University of Colorado Boulder has been working in earnest to engage students, faculty and staff in a process of objective and evidence-based decision making. This initiative, while challenging in many ways, is a real opportunity for CU-Boulder to further develop quantitative data to inform our decisions and help us better serve our students and the state of Colorado. We wanted to share our thoughts with you about this process and our next steps.
Four CU-Boulder students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Languages Scholarships. The CLS program supports intensive study in important languages for international work and relations including Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish and Urdu.
Schedule your appointment to donate blood on the CU-Boulder campus, April 21 - 24, UMC rooms 415-417. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every day. Walk-ins are always welcome. Schedule online using site code 0248: visit www.bonfils.org. Schedule by phone by calling the Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300, and use site code 0248.
Associate Professor Helen Norton, associate dean for Academic Affairs at Colorado Law, was one of three educators named a 2014 President’s Teaching Scholar, recognized for her ability to skillfully integrate teaching and research at an exceptional level. The title of President’s Teaching Scholar signifies CU’s highest recognition of excellence in and commitment to learning and teaching, as well as active, substantial contributions to scholarly work.
Professor Robert S. Anderson of the University of Colorado Boulder’s geological sciences department and Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research has been awarded the 2014 Hazel Barnes Prize, the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from the university.
With the end of the semester and final exams right around the corner, it is a great time to think about how you can enhance your academic experience over the summer and to touch base with your academic advisor about your plans for next fall. Your advisor can help guide you toward courses, internships, research opportunities and much, much more.
CU-Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano will host his annual Spring Town Hall Update at the Glenn Miller Ballroom on Tuesday April 22 at 1 p.m. The campus community is cordially invited to attend, or watch the event via livestream.
At the town hall, the chancellor will update the campus on progress toward the strategic goals he outlined in last October’s State of the Campus speech: improving student success including increasing retention and improving the campus’s graduation rate; developing sources of revenue for the campus beyond tuition and effectively maintaining and advancing CU-Boulder’s reputation as a comprehensive national research university .