Students Features Archive

CU-Boulder will respect the right of concealed carry

BY PHILIP P. DISTEFANO

Many of you are aware that last March the Colorado Supreme Court ruled the University of Colorado Board of Regents lacks the authority to enact any provision against the Colorado Concealed Carry law. Last week, as I’m sure you are aware, we informed the campus and the public of how the law would be implemented on campus, with provisions for concealed carry permit holders to live in graduate student apartments.

Williams Village earns local green building award

When students begin unpacking their bags in Williams Village North later this month, they’ll be settling in to what could be the “greenest” place they’ve ever called home. The residence hall recently earned the distinction of “Best Green Multi-Residential Building” at the first annual Boulder Valley Green Building Awards.

CU Opera performs Brundibar at Colorado Music Festival

CU Opera provided student vocalists for the lead roles in the Colorado Music Festival’s presentation of Hans Krasa’s “Brundibar," June 28-29.

From the Leeds School to the London 2012 Olympic Games

The opening ceremony of the Olympics—with the parade of nations and athletes and the lighting of the Olympic flame—reminds Jordan Valutas, 2007 alumna of the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business, why she works so hard as client services manager at CoSport, a leading provider of consumer hospitality packages and individual event tickets to the Olympic Games. 

CU student investigates biochar for water treatment in developing countries

A variety of public health issues plague the refugees from Burma living on the Thai border, not the least of which is drinking water contaminated by bacteria and pesticides. Yet few low-cost, sustainable and appropriate treatment technologies are available to people in rural and developing communities to ensure water safety.

Three new faces you should know

CU-Boulder welcomes three campus leaders this month who bring cross-disciplinary knowledge and years of experience from higher education institutions across the country and within the state. Learn more about three people you should know, now.

Alum’s TeachAIDS curriculum goes global

AIDS is a taboo and terrifying topic in much of the world. So how do you teach people to prevent or treat the disease? Piya Sorcar (’01) has developed a curriculum that has millions of people watching and learning.

CU-Boulder physicists help discover evidence of the elusive Higgs boson particle

An international team including University of Colorado Boulder researchers has found the first direct evidence for a new particle that likely is the long sought-after Higgs boson, believed to endow the universe with mass.

CU-Boulder 2012 Orientation

Welcome to the University of Colorado Boulder.

CU-Boulder is one of the world's top universities, and we are glad you are joining our outstanding student body.

Orientation kicked off on June 14, and dates will vary depending on your college or school, whether you are a first-year or transfer student, and whether you are a Colorado resident or an out-of-state student.

Learn more about your college program, make your reservation, and prepare for orientation.

 

7 CU students win Fulbrights

Seven University of Colorado Boulder graduate students and alumni will go abroad in 2012-13 to pursue a variety of studies, research and teaching projects as grantees of the prestigious Fulbright program.

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