September 24, 2012 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

State Rep. Claire Levy meets with faculty to discuss concealed weapons on campus

State Rep. Claire Levy of Boulder addressed more than 30 faculty members on Friday, Sept. 21 about her hopes to introduce legislation that would allow the Board of Regents to set policies preventing concealed weapons on campus.

New study clarifies diversity and distribution of cutthroat trout in Colorado

A novel genetic study led by the University of Colorado Boulder has helped to clarify the native diversity and distribution of cutthroat trout in Colorado, including the past and present haunts of the federally endangered greenback cutthroat trout.

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg keynotes inaugural Colorado Law Bench and Bar Conference

The University of Colorado Law School brought together industry leaders, top practicing lawyers, and members of the judiciary to discuss some of the most important issues facing the legal profession today. The Gathering of the Bench and Bar Conference was held Sept. 19–21.

“I envisioned this conference as a way to not only provide educational opportunities, but also to help students and new graduates expand their professional network,” said Phil Weiser, dean of Colorado Law.

Community Notes

Stampede Route

Tread green, ride the Stampede!

Join Parking & Transportation Services in an effort to reduce the campus carbon footprint! Park your car on one campus and ride the Stampede a short distance to another!


Join us for Educause's “Emerging Technologies, Innovation, and Academic Transformation” webinar

The event will pose questions such as: “How do we establish and cultivate an organizational culture that promotes innovation and transformative thinking?” and “What processes are best to help us identify the innovations and opportunities that will make the most difference to student success?” Join the ELI community and local colleagues as we explore and collaborate solutions to these questions.

Alert to service disruption

Limited coverage at the Registrar's office on Sept. 25

On Tuesday, Sept. 25 the Office of the Registrar will have limited coverage from 1- 5 p.m.

Back to Boulder weekend Nov. 1-3

Get involved with Back to Boulder Weekend during Homecoming

Join the Alumni Association for three action-packed days during Back to Boulder Weekend, Nov. 1-3, which is also Homecoming. Our office is planning a variety of events that weekend to attract alumni back to campus. Check out our website for the latest details and get in touch with us if your department is working on plans for homecoming events so we can help cross-market.

Family study

Free family therapy for youth with mood problems

The Colorado Family Project, a group of clinicians and researchers based out of CU's Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, is conducting a study of family-based therapy for youth with mood swings and a family history of bipolar disorder.