Students Features Archive

Graduating student to use computer science to help solve community issues

Layne Jackson Hubbard, a CU-Boulder senior studying computer science and neuroscience, has a passion for solving problems and helping people -- not just individuals, but entire populations of people.

Chancellor's Corner: How CU-Boulder will address sexual assault and Title IX issues

In light of two federal announcements this week involving Title IX and sexual assault issues on U.S. college campuses, I want to update you on what CU-Boulder is doing to make progress on Title IX issues and why we want to be a leader among the nation’s universities in creating a safe learning environment for women.

From the Provost and SVC: An update on Academic and Administrative Prioritization

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.

CU-Boulder to hold spring commencement ceremony May 9, 'South Park' producer to speak

The University of Colorado Boulder will hold its spring commencement ceremony on Friday, May 9, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Folsom Field.

Four students win CLS grants to study critically needed languages

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.

College and elementary school students teach each other

Professor Kris Gutiérrez has a rule about her after-school program at Alicia Sanchez Elementary School in Lafayette: “If you’re not having fun, something is going wrong.”

NASA chief Bolden spends day with CU-Boulder

Rounding out a full day of touring CU-Boulder facilities and meeting with faculty, staff and students, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden spoke to a packed house on the afternoon of April 18, 2014.

Bolden acknowledged the close association CU-Boulder has with the space program, calling the university a “pipeline for talent.”

Staff Council Update: Join us for the Spring 2014 Blood Drive

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 Schedule by phone by calling the  Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300, and use site code 0248.

Norton named 2014 President’s Teaching Scholar

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. 

Anderson named 2014 Hazel Barnes Prize winner

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.


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