November 16, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Most marijuana enforcement policies on campus remain unchanged

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett announced that his office will dismiss all pending criminal cases of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana for those who are at least 21 years old. There have been questions about how Amendment 64 and this latest decision will affect marijuana enforcement on the CU-Boulder campus.

New study examines record of football teams after coaching changes

Professors from the University of Colorado and Loyola University Chicago studied what happened to the records of college football teams that replaced a head coach for performance reasons in the Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division 1-A) between 1997 and 2010. Over this period, an average of 10 percent of FBS teams fired their coach each year because of the team’s poor performance on the field.

CU-Boulder a leading host of Brazilian ‘Scientific Mobility’ students

The University of Colorado Boulder shares the No. 3 rank among 238 higher education institutions in the nation for hosting students of Brazil’s Scientific Mobility Undergraduate Program.

The data, released last month by the Institute of International Education, or IIE, shows that CU-Boulder is home to 32 students through the program. Iowa State University also is hosting 32 students. 

Community Notes

Denver Zoo Lights

You're invited: Sneak peek of Zoo Lights on Sunday, Nov. 25

Bring the family to delight in more than 150 brightly animated light sculptures decorating the zoo’s trees, lawns and bushes. There also will be live animal demonstrations, rides on the carousel and an appearance by CU Santa!

Close the windows!

Please close the windows before you leave the room. You can turn off climate change, protect the building from frozen pipes and conserve energy.

Pulling pipe

Watch a directional boring and utility conduit pull near C4C

As part of the campus utility system project, a utility conduit "pull" will take place on Monday, November 19, from 7:30 a.m.—5 p.m. near C4C. The event provides an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to observe this construction technique.

Undergraduate research opportunity for psych/neuroscience majors

The Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab is looking for undergraduate psychology or neuroscience majors who are interested in laboratory research with an option for independent study credit.

 
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