October 18, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

DiStefano, Moore host second town hall meeting on concealed carry issues at CU

About 75 faculty, staff and students shared concerns about concealed carry policies and how the university communicates them in a town hall meeting in the UMC’s Aspen Room Wednesday afternoon. 
CU-Boulder officials including Chancellor DiStefano, Provost Moore, Managing Senior Associate Counsel John Sleeman, Commander Robert Axmacher from the CU Police Department and the Chancellor’s Chief of Staff Catherine Shea listened to questions and entertained a community discussion on how Colorado’s concealed carry law applies to CU-Boulder. 

Battle of the Bands to be held Oct. 19

CU Late Nite, Program Council and the Dennis Small Cultural Center have teamed up to present the 2012 Battle of the Bands competition to be held Friday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom.

Three CU-Boulder faculty to be named Distinguished Professors

Six University of Colorado faculty members will be named Distinguished Professors, the most prestigious honor for faculty at the university. The 2012 CU-Boulder honorees are: Christopher N. Bowman, Ph.D., James “Casey” Hynes, Ph.D., and Pierre Schlag, J.D.

Community Notes

CU Police warn of ‘work from home’ scammers defrauding CU students

The University of Colorado Police Department has received multiple reports of e-mail scams targeting CU students. If an online “employer” promises a pre-paid salary in the form of a high-dollar check, but then asks you to send a money order back for the balance, it is a scam!

Someone collapses in front of you. What would you do?

An introduction to hands-only CPR will be held Oct. 22, from 5-6 p.m and 6-7 p.m., in the UMC Art Gallery. Hands-Only CPR can save a life and this 45-minute class will teach you how to perform this important skill. The class includes a CPR video and time to practice the skills on a CPR mannequin. While this class is not a full certification opportunity, it provides a skill that has been proven effective in saving lives by the American Heart Association. Options for further certification will be provided. Get credit for Buff Essentials.

Interested in a paid internship?

Consider CU Public Interest Internship Experience (CUPIIE)! CU PIIE offers $4,320 stipends to select undergraduate students who participate in summer internships at our partner nonprofit and government agencies in Colorado.

CU PIIE is for students interested in creating change in their communities.  Follow your passion and make a positive impact.

Sign up for an RTD rider alert

Do you ride an RTD bus to campus?  When special events, construction, or maintenance impacts bus route schedules and stops, information is sent out to riders via email about detours, delays and stop relocations. How do you get these emails? Sign up for the RTD rider alert system! Subscribers can tailor their settings to receive notices about specific routes when impacts occur.

Participate in paid research!

Seeking right-handed individuals, 23-50 years old. Eligible participants will be paid $200 over the course of 6 weeks, with 2 fMRI scans, plus opportunities for additional compensation.


Ocean conservation luncheon and seminar

Join us Oct. 20 for a lunch with famed oceanographer Jean-Michel Cousteau, Academy Award- winning director Louie Psihoyos, Shawn Heinrichs, and Greg Stone to talk about ocean conservation and areas of collaboration between the E.U. and the U.S.

Students win $300 for survey

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