If you haven't made plans for spring break, it's not too late to try an alternative break. The Alternative Breaks Program, part of the CU Volunteer Resource Center, sends teams of college students to engage in community-based service projects across the country during each college break.
It’s a brisk January day on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, but Yousef Husain enjoys the chill in the air. He is a Kuwait native looking forward to a change in climate and a change in academic opportunities as a new student in CU-Boulder’s International English Center (IEC).
The following is a news release from the Boulder Police Department:
Residents will see more police officers on patrol in central Boulder as part of a new Neighborhood Impact Team approach the police department is implementing to prioritize problem-solving and police response in those areas.
Executive chef Kerry Paterson is the man behind the menus at CU-Boulder's Housing and Dining Services. A native of New Zealand, he's brought a global palate to the Center for Community, and strives to incorporate all the senses into the culinary experience. Get an inside look at what it takes to dish out more than 14,000 meals a day, while keeping things fresh and new.
CU-Boulder students are invited to C4C on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 6-11 p.m. for a welcome back Buffs New Year! event. Students attending will enjoy food, fun activities, a performance by Comedy Central comedian/magician Derek Hughes, a video game tournament and open mic night. A meal swipe is required for entrance into the C4C dining area.
(Photo taken outside of suspect James Holmes' apartment on July 20, 2012, by Beth Bartel/CU News Corps)
Katharina Buchholz awoke to the sound of her phone ringing at 7:30 on a morning last July. When she answered, a fellow student asked her to come to the Armory, where CU’s Journalism & Mass Communication program is headquartered. There had been a mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora.
Construction on campus utilities in the vicinity of the Center for Community, Leeds School of Business, and Regent Administrative Center will resume later this week. The construction activity, which is part of a larger project to provide efficient heating and cooling while significantly reducing the university’s carbon emissions, was delayed in December 2012 due to unexpected circumstances. A directional boring followed by a pipe pull is scheduled for early February, with construction in the area expected to wrap up by mid-February.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu season began early this year and symptoms have been more severe than usual. The CDC has characterized the national situation as “high flu activity” and the state of Colorado falls into this category (see more at the CDC FluView report.) Wardenburg Health Center has seen large numbers of students with flu symptoms since November.