September 14, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Tardy? A free Buff Bike could be the solution

Sixty Buff Bikes are ready for students and employees to check out free of charge. The bikes are single speed cruiser bikes with coaster brakes perfect for riding around campus, riding to lunch or attending an off-campus work meeting. Buff Bikes are available for rent during regular bike station hours.

CU senior helps establish local volunteer organization

Lorenzo Herrera, a senior from San Diego, came to CU-Boulder with a definite objective and has not wavered from that purpose. Reflecting his intention to develop his leadership skills and to work on social action projects that help empower others, he designed his own personalized academic experience.

“I want to go out with a bang my senior year,” declared Herrera, who is majoring in operations and information management.

CU Law School students and alumni to teach high school students statewide about the Constitution

More than 75 students and dozens of alumni of the University of Colorado Law School will teach a lesson on the Fourth Amendment in more than 100 high school classrooms throughout Colorado the week of Sept. 17- 21 in recognition of Constitution Day.

Constitution Day is a national event that annually commemorates the Sept. 17, 1787, signing of the United States Constitution.

Community Notes

CU Cleantech launches website

Interested in renewable energy and/or clean technology? Visit our website at to learn more about our organization and the ways we are working to develop strong ties between the campus, research, and the companies who make up the local renewable/cleantech ecosystem. If you're looking for academic year internships in this industry--check out our jobs page.

After Study Abroad: "A Return to Culture Shock"- A Discussion

So, you’ve had this amazing experience abroad and now you’re back. Life should be back to normal, RIGHT? But, what if everything around you seems to be the same yet nothing feels the quite like it used to? Or what if you are still on the Study Abroad high and it’s hard to get your footing again at CU? Talk with your fellow study abroad-ers.

The UMC Board is seeking new student board members

The University Memorial Center (UMC) Board actively governs the UMC on behalf of CU Student Government (CUSG) and is looking to fill student vacancies. Get involved on campus. Join the UMC Board and develop your leadership skills.

Police to focus on enforcement of new crosswalk laws

Earlier this year, the Boulder City Council passed three new laws pertaining to crosswalk safety. From Sept. 17-28, as part of “September Crosswalk Safety Weeks,” the Boulder and CU-Boulder police departments will focus on enforcing these new laws at crosswalks on and around campus.