Students Features Archive

Digital accessibility initiative update: Department of Justice inquiry closed

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has decided to close its inquiry into CU-Boulder for possible non-compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The campus believes this decision reinforces our current efforts to improve the accessibility of our digital environments on campus, as well as the direction set by the Chancellor.

Parking and Transportation Services awarded the 'Way to Go' employer award

The University of Colorado Boulder Parking and Transportation Services department recently received the "Way to Go Employer Champion Award" from the Denver Regional Council of Governments.

Awards from Chancellor's Advisory Committee on GLBT Issues

Every year the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on GLBT Issues honors outstanding educators and advocates for the LGBTQ community. This year's recipients are Associate Professor sj Miller and International Affairs major Elleayla Bayarjargal.

CU Money Sense: 5 steps to improve your finances this summer

Summer can be a busy time for college students between working, internships, traveling or summer classes. However, now is the perfect time to give your finances a checkup. Click through for five easy steps toward improving your money situation today.

CU honors graduates during a soggy ceremony on May 9

A heavy downpour didn't dampen enthusiasm on Saturday, May 9, as CU-Boulder honored candidates for 5,927 degrees during an abbreviated spring commencement ceremony. Cathleen Black, a former media executive and author, gave a shortened speech to the graduates and their families.

2015 graduates looking at best job market in years

It’s graduation time for colleges and universities around the country and for the 5,927 CU-Boulder graduates likely to hit the job market there’s good news. That’s because the job market is healthy and strong across the board, says Jon Schlesinger from CU-Boulder’s Office of Career Services.

HDS, UMC to provide unified food service program

CU-Boulder’s two primary food services, Housing & Dining Services (HDS) and the University Memorial Center (UMC), announced that they will unify their departments and services, creating a single and comprehensive food service program for the CU-Boulder campus.

CU Dialogues: It's On Us - What does 'it' mean?

Everybody knows about sexual assault, but how do we talk about it? And how do we move from awareness to action? The CU Dialogues Program recently facilitated a series of two dialogues with a group of 23 Residential Academic Program students in Farrand Hall. The series, entitled "'It’s On Us'-What Does 'It' Mean?" provided students with an opportunity to dig into the issue of sexual assault. As one participant pointed out, sexual assault is something that students often think about but don’t often talk openly about. On anonymous post-dialogue feedback forms, many students described the dialogue as “eye-opening.”

From the Dean of Students: Take care of yourselves

As the spring semester comes to a close, several events have occurred locally and internationally that affect individuals as well as our campus community. We know that these events, along with the stresses that accompany finals and the end of the semester are often difficult to handle.

Please take care of yourselves and if you find you need additional support, click through for a list of campus resources.

From the VCSA: Standing with Nepal

On behalf of the entire CU-Boulder community, I would like to extend my condolences to the students, faculty, staff and other members of our community who have been personally affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. Last week, a group of students launched the CU Stands with Nepal” campaign, with the mission of unifying the community to raise funds and sustain the dialogue about Nepal. 

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