August 28, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Ride the Buff Bus like a pro

Fellow students give tips on acing the Buff Bus, which connects students who live in Williams Village/Bear Creek with main campus.

No-sort recycling in CU housing and dining helps make landfill diversion a no-brainer

Recycling bins located throughout Housing and Dining Services at the University of Colorado Boulder are now single-stream receptacles, helping to make landfill diversion as simple as can be.

Arctic sea ice reaches lowest extent ever recorded

The blanket of sea ice floating on the Arctic Ocean melted to its lowest extent ever recorded since satellites began measuring it in 1979, according to the University of Colorado Boulder’s National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Community Notes

Be in the know: football season is around the corner

Football season kicks off this week! Student season tickets are still available - and all your Rocky Mountain Showdown policies, transportation and gameday information is here.

Study abroad fall fair

Discover what it’s like to live & learn abroad, find affordable programs, and build your resume with an international experience.

CU-Boulder adds new top ranking with AWRU

The University of Colorado Boulder has landed at No. 33 on the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). High placements in the category of natural sciences and mathematics, as well as a top 25 result in annual research income, led to an institutional score that places CU-Boulder in the top 25 universities in the United States.

Global Citizen awards

The Office of International Education (OIE) is pleased to announce the OIE Global Citizen Awards to recognize outstanding contributions to international understanding by members of the UCB community. The following awards will be given to one individual each for 2012: Campus Global Citizen of the Year, Muneeb Kamal Int’l Student of the Year, and Study Abroad Student of the Year. Nominations (or applications) are due by 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, 2012. For more info please visit Global Citizen Awards, or call 492-7604.