December 11, 2012 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Brooks: MacIntyre makes winning first impression

It was a whirlwind day for Mike MacIntyre, who was approached by CU, presented a weekend offer and accepted before first setting foot on the Boulder campus. He arrived in Colorado at mid-afternoon Monday, met with CU President Bruce Benson, Chancellor Phil DiStefano and Bohn, then met with his new team for about 35 minutes prior to the press conference. He advised them to “do well on exams, don’t do a double negative – just because you’re down a little on what happened, I’m here to help you move forward.

Study or Sleep? The Finals Debate

With finals quickly approaching, take a minute to watch this friendly reminder for keeping healthy. Click through for campus resources and other finals related information and tips.

CU Commute: Networking and trip tracking for off-campus students and staff

The University of Colorado community can now access commuter and carpool resources through CU Commute, a social networking website for University commuters. CU Commute is a platform that networks users by alternative modes of transportation and provides commuter carpooling options. Created through a partnership between CU’s Parking & Transportation Services and the Environmental Center, CU Commute offers resources and incentives for students, faculty and staff who are interested in sustainable transportation.

Community Notes

Get your flu shot and avoid being sick over the holidays

This month, the Wardenburg Health Center is seeing unusually early confirmed flu activity.  Students have been quite sick, often with very high fevers.  The flu strain (H3N2) that is circulating is generally associated with more severe flu symptoms. Flu shots are available on campus at Wardenburg Health Center for students, staff, and faculty on a walk-in basis (no appointment necessary) Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Wilderness first responder class coming to CU-Boulder

The CU Hiking Club is sponsoring a Wilderness First Responder Class for students and community members, during the Spring 2013 semester. The cost is $350 for CU Hiking Club & CU Alpine Club Member and $400 for community members. The 80-hour course typically costs over $800 and is being offered at an introductory discounted rate through the CU Hiking Club.

Canadian Brass

A Canadian Brass Christmas

There's no better way to celebrate the holidays than with the festive sound of brass music, and who better to spread good cheer than the five virtuosi of the Canadian Brass? Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. in Macky Auditorium. CU-Boulder students with valid BuffOne cards can save up to 50% with the Concert Card and faculty/staff get 25% off.

RTD red logo

RTD: January Service Changes

The RTD January 2013 service changes will be implemented on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. Route 225 will reduce midday frequency from half-hour to hourly service between East Boulder Community Center and the Lafayette Park-n-Ride.

Budrus film

Palestinian Lives Film Series: Screening of Budrus 12/12 7 p.m.

Come join us in a viewing of Budrus, a documentary about one Palestinian village's peaceful struggle to survive. After being designated for destruction in order to pave the way for Israel's Separation Barrier, one man and his daughter leads a movement which inspires unity in among local members of Hamas and Fatah as well as the support of Israelis, whom don't wish to be separated from their neighbors.