November 15, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Before you leave town: Thanksgiving break reminders

With many students planning to leave campus for the Thanksgiving break, please take a moment to review some reminders. Also, if you plan to remain on campus, please review the campus operations information.

CU Board of Regents approves new degree in computer science for non-engineering students

Students enrolled in the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Arts and Sciences will soon be able to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in computer science, following a vote today of the University of Colorado Board of Regents.

International student gives and gets through involvement

When Funmi Oyatogun came to CU-Boulder from Port Harcourt, Nigeria, she vowed to take advantage of as many opportunities for study, research, social action and fun as she could squeeze into a 24-hour day. After all, she reasoned, you go to college for the first time only once.

Community Notes

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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.

Maximizing safety, minimizing light pollution

A group of staff and students from Facilities Management, Housing & Dining Services, the CU Police Department, UCSG and more undertook a campus night walk on November 5 to assess lighting needs and identify areas for improvement.

Free yoga & leadership training at CU

The Yoga & Meditation Club is offering free yoga classes every Tuesday from 3-4 p.m. in the (Henderson Building / Anthropology Hall).

Beware of holiday phishing attacks

Our campus is constantly under attack by a barrage of attempts to steal personal information (aka phishing). Often these attacks come during holidays when campus IT support is unavailable. Even when you can’t contact the IT Service Center there are still clues and resources to help you figure out if the e-mail you have received is legitimate or a phishing attempt.

I was glad my partner did it. Free HIV testing for CU students.

Learn your HIV status for free with confidential HIV testing on Mondays from 12-2 p.m. in Atlas, Koelbel, and UMC 411, and on Tuesdays from 4-6 p.m. in Atlas or 5-7 Darley Commons. Results in 20 minutes on a walk-in basis.