October 19, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

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Join the challenge! Take the Pac-12 Fitness Challenge

Help CU secure the title of the Pac-12's most active school by participating in the Pac-12 Fitness Challenge from Oct. 22-28. The challenge is a conference-wide initiative promoting regular physical activity. This event is open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and family.

Preventing gender violence

What is gender violence and how can it be prevented?

The answers to these questions are discussed in presentations by Sean Connell, the gender violence prevention and education assistant for Community Health and the Office of Victim Assistance.

Gender violence can be difficult to define, but it is generally considered a term to describe interpersonal violence that is gender based. So, what does that mean?

Museum of Natural History celebrates Archaeology Day

Archaeology is everywhere you turn as the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, the Archaeological Institute of America, CU Anthropology and Classics departments join together to celebrate National Archaeology Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20.

Community Notes

CU-Boulder team wins the 2012 WEF Student Design Competition

 A team of students from CU-Boulder joined students from the University of South Florida as winners of the Water Environment Federation's 2012 Student Design Competition. The eleventh annual competition took place this month in New Orleans.

CU’s project “Broadmoor Park Properties Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade” won in the wastewater design category. This was the second win for CU-Boulder (a student chapter of the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association) in eleven years. 

ATLAS Speaker Series: Is Google making us stupid?

Nicholas Carr, author of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated bestselling book “The Shallows: What the Internet is doing to our brains,” will talk about how digital media are influencing the way people think, read and interact.

RASEI Big Energy Seminar Series

Big Energy Seminar Series

The RASEI Big Energy Seminar Series brings nationally and internationally recognized speakers with a focus on large, secure, sustainable energy systems to Colorado. RASEI's goal is to promote a multidisciplinary understanding of the opportunities and challenges associated with developing and deploying the 21st century energy industries needed to meet the global energy challenge.

Research participants needed, earn $25 for short screening interview

Research participants ages 12-21 are needed by the ADAPT program. Participants earn $25 to go through a short screening interview, and may be invited to participate in a 2-year longitudinal study ($25 per hour for 7-9 hours each year). ADAPT is a place for young people ages 12-21 who are worried about experiencing unusual thoughts, suspiciousness or paranoia, or seeing or hearing things that are not there.
For more information please call 303-492-4616 or visit http://www.adaptprogram.com.

The 2013 CU campus wall calendar is available for purchase

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Purchase the CU-Boulder Alumni Association’s 2013 campus wall calendar, which displays stunning 12" by 12" photographs captured throughout the brilliantly changing Boulder seasons. This spectacular calendar costs $17.99 and includes tax, shipping and handling.

 

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