Students Features Archive

Conservative Thought and Policy finalist to visit March 16

The University of Colorado Boulder has announced Brian Domitrovic as a finalist for the position of Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy in the 2015-16 academic year. Domitrovic will visit the CU-Boulder campus on Monday, March 16, and will give a public talk. He will discuss “A Secret History of Tax Cuts: The Democratic Connection” at 5:15 p.m. in Eaton Humanities Room 250. 

Chancellor's Corner: A whole new look for Spring Town Hall, April 1

Please come join us April 1 at 3 p.m. in the newly renovated Glenn Miller Ballroom for our annual Spring Town Hall event. This year we are taking a completely new approach. I have invited Senior Vice Chancellor Kelly Fox and Provost Russ Moore to join me in a new, informal, panel discussion format. 

CUSG executive Juedon Kebede and CU-Boulder Professor and Environmental Studies Coordinator Sharon Collinge will act as moderators and ask us questions about the campus, our finances, our key initiatives and many other topics. Please send your questions to chancellor@colorado.edu and we will provide as many of them as possible to the moderators.

Inaugural 'Fresh Minds' event showcases graduate research

Join the CU-Boulder Graduate School for the premier of Fresh Minds: New Graduate Student Research on March 13, 3:30-5 p.m. in the Center for Irish and British Studies. This event showcases five-minute (or less) presentations from recipients of the Dean's Research Grants - some of CU-Boulder's top graduate students. A great event to learn more about what our graduate students are doing, as well as an opportunity to see how to present research clearly and concisely to the public.

IT services unavailable the first Saturday of Spring Break

Most campus IT Services will be unavailable from 10 p.m. on Friday, March 20 until 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 21. This includes CU-Boulder hosted websites (www.colorado.edu and associated sites) and faculty and staff Exchange email and calendar accounts. MyCUInfo will remain available until midnight to ensure students can add/drop classes before the deadline.

Students to help control instruments on NASA spacecraft to probe magnetic reconnection

The University of Colorado Boulder will serve as the Science Operations Center for a NASA mission launching this month to better understand the physical processes of geomagnetic storms, solar flares and other energetic phenomena throughout the universe. The $1.1 billion Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission will be comprised of four identical, octagonal spacecraft flying in a pyramid formation, each carrying 25 instruments.

Ten things to do this week: Feb. 24 edition

Ten things to do this week. This is a weekly column highlighting events on campus and in Boulder by Samuel Fuller, history major and resident event virtuoso.

Winter is finally back. After our brief reprieve from the cold in January, the snow has returned and the snowshoes are back out in force. Luckily for us, Boulder is well-equipped to deal with winter weather, and therefore there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy yourself this week.

Join in the March Mayhem at ATLAS

Attention inventors, programmers, artists and Japanophiles! Whether you hope to one day invent a Sphero, code another Angry Birds or write a screenplay for an Anime blockbuster, check out the lineup for March Mayhem Week at ATLAS, March 2-6. Designed with CU-Boulder’s artists, creators and makers in mind, March Mayhem Week features successful professionals operating at the intersection of technology, arts, entertainment and engineering who are eager to share their experience with the community.

'The Book's Undoing: Dieter Roth's Artist's Books' exhibit

The Book’s Undoing: Dieter Roth’s Artist’s Books exhibit is on display now through May 15 at the University of Colorado Boulder Special Collections Reading Room in Norlin Library. The show features Dieter Roth’s Gesammelte Werke (Collected Works), a 26-volume self-published catalog of reconstructed versions of his books.

Faculty in Focus No. 10: The business strategist

Sharon Matusik likes solving problems. Curiosity about how businesses succeed fuels her passion for understanding entrepreneurship and innovation in the context of social systems. Why does one company embrace change and thrive while another company stagnates and fails?

An update from Dr. Misch: Measles vaccination crucial to avoiding disease

Last month, I wrote an article for CU-Boulder Today titled “What you should know about measles,” containing the latest news and data on measles cases across the United States. Today, I want to provide you a situational update and also highly encourage you to get the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine if you have not already done so. 

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