Students Features Archive

Staying safe at CU-Boulder

As the University of Colorado Boulder welcomes new and returning students to campus this summer and fall, campus leaders encourage students to keep safety in mind whether they are new to Boulder or returning for another school year.

Although CU-Boulder is a very safe place, unfortunate things can happen. Make smart choices regarding your personal safety and educate yourself so you can safely enjoy the natural environment of Boulder and the surrounding foothills and mountains.

Renovated Baker Hall showcases modern updates with historical touches

Architect Charles Klauder, who set the campus aesthetic in the early 1900s with the design of several buildings, once said, "Many an old grad has reflected that students may come and go, classes enter and graduate, but that venerable walls and carved chimney-pieces, picturesque gables and vaulted archways endure forever."

Moving ahead on ADA technology issues

CU-Boulder has made major progress this summer in its compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, specifically in programs for students with visual impairments. In addition to fixing technical problems, the campus will also strengthen the awareness of all members of our campus community about how to access new technologies and create a culture in which everyone benefits by continual improvement of accessibility.

Move-in parking and traffic impacts, Aug. 18 and 21

The primary residence hall move-in days for Fall 2014 will be Monday, Aug. 18 and Thursday, Aug. 21. To support Housing and Dining Services new move-in system, staging areas for new residents will be set up in several parking lots across campus. Students will park in these staging areas prior to moving to their “Quick Drop Zones” located at their residence halls for unloading.

In order to accommodate the activity on Aug. 21, parking permit holders in several lots must be temporarily relocated. If your permitted lot will be affected, you will receive a permit holder email with maps detailing alternate parking arrangements.

Student life: CU GOLD - Learn to lead

Looking for leadership skills? Applications for CU GOLD - Gaining Opportunities through Leadership Development - are due Sept. 12.

Cooperation agreement furthers Dream Chaser Spacecraft microgravity science capabilities

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Space Systems is pleased to announce it is expanding its relationship with the University of Colorado Boulder through the signing of a letter of cooperation with CU-Boulder’s BioServe Space Technologies (BioServe). Through the cooperation, SNC and BioServe will jointly explore ways the Dream Chaser® Space Utility Vehicle (SUV) can serve as an orbital platform for scientific experiments in microgravity and space life science research.

Fiske Planetarium: Out of this world student experiences across disciplines

Fiske Planetarium is much more than a cool place to explore the universe in high definition picture and sound. It’s helping prepare CU-Boulder students for careers in a wide range of professions, and it is allowing faculty across disciplines--not just astrophysics--to create engaging educational experiences for their classes.

Chadwick named director of Recreation Services

Dr. Don Misch, assistant vice chancellor for Health and Wellness, has named Gary Chadwick director of Recreation Services at the University of Colorado Boulder. He will officially transition from his current interim role on Aug. 1, 2014.

A novel venue enables a novel's presentation

Coming up in the CU-Boulder’s ATLAS Black Box Theater is square product theatre’s production of "SLAB," an adaptation of Denver writer Selah Saterstrom’s forthcoming novel. The story is about a woman’s life in the American South told through her memories and from the slab of her post-Katrina home.

CU Volleyball ready to unveil its 'Sister Act'

When the volleyball season begins at the University of Colorado – and it won’t be long – the Coors Events Center will become The Court of Three Sisters. Coach Liz Kritza believes having three siblings on the same team might be an NCAA Division I first.

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