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With the stress of the end of the semester in full swing, remember, we’re all in this together. Finish strong Buffs!

In late November and early December, CU-Boulder University Libraries and Colorado Law gave students a unique way to de-stress before finals: Pet a therapy dog. Bark Buddies and Paws to Refresh provided certified therapy dogs to spend time with students in six of the university’s libraries.

Academy Award winner and CU-Boulder alumnus Jim Doyle (Thtr'78) shares his key to success, and invites our students to be prepared to step through doors that may open for them along their career path.

 

You’re a Buff wherever you are. So this Halloween, Be Aware. Be Responsible. Be Considerate.

800 CU-Boulder Intro to Engineering students lost their shoes in the name of teamwork. Each student had to give up one shoe, which ended up in a chaotic pile on the field. Then organizers gave the students 15 minutes to get every shoe back to its owner. Time ticked by on the Jumbotron. Only six students with megaphones could direct efforts and only six were allowed to access the shoes on the field at any one time. In short, the students had to create a system to sort and redistribute the shoes under a deadline. 

Read the full story: Intro to Engineering (aka COEN 1500), old-school lecture class no more

A dramatic increase in the rate of earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. since 2009 is associated with fluid injection wells used in oil and gas development, says a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder and the U.S. Geological Survey. 

With visions of ski resorts, warm beaches or a staycation on the minds of many, watch this brief video for some tips on being safe whether you remain in Colorado, travel elsewhere in the country or go abroad for spring break.

On behalf of the entire CU-Boulder community, we send our best to you and yours this holiday season. Watch the video >>

Nick Schneider and Ian Stewart of CU-Boulder's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics talk to NASA about the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph instrument onbooard the MAVEN mission to Mars. 

Sigma Gamma Tau organizes a build-your-own rocket launch at CU-Boulder.

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