November 2, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Who gets your vote?

Two CU-Boulder students, a Democrat and a Republican, talk about the the different economic, education and unemployment plans offered by President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney.

Video produced by CU-Boulder Michael Schwartz, senior broadcast production.

Social factors trump genetic forces in forging friendship

In humans, nature may be less than half of the story, a team led by University of Colorado Boulder researchers has found. In the first study of its kind, the team found that genetic similarities may help to explain why human birds of a feather flock together, but the full story of why people become friends “is contingent upon the social environment in which individuals interact with one another,” the researchers write.

Community Notes

Snag an extra hour of sleep, Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday

If you're running on fumes, this is a good weekend to catch up on sleep. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2 a.m. Don't forget to set your clocks back.

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CU-Boulder Today publication schedule for Fall Break

Over Fall Break, the faculty-staff and student editions of CU-Boulder Today will publish solely on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Please submit Community Notes and other information for publication by the close of business on Friday, Nov. 16. Thank you for sharing your campus updates via CU-Boulder Today.

CU GOLD program

5th Annual Student Leadership Conference call for presenters

CU GOLD's 5th Annual Student Leadership Conference is now accepting applications for speakers and presenters. Our theme this year is "The Leading Edge" and we are looking for interactive presentations and workshops that fall into five categories: Technology, Environment, Social Justice, Entrepreneurship,or Communication. If you, a peer, a mentor, a professor, or a student organization is interested, please visit our website and fill out an application. Applications are due Nov. 9 by 5 p.m.

Get hired! The 10 secrets to finding a job or internship

Are you excited to being looking for a job or internship, and unsure of where to start? The "Get hired! The 10 secrets to finding a job or internship" workshop to be held Thursday, Nov. 8, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. in Norlin Library, room E303 is a good place to begin.