January 23, 2013 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

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CU Police hold annual active shooter response training, ask public to be informed

When two Columbine High School students shot and killed 12 classmates and a teacher, it forever changed the way that law enforcement agencies respond to active shooter incidents.

Gone are the days of waiting for the SWAT team to arrive. The first police officers on scene are now expected to immediately assess the threat and minimize additional injuries and loss of life.

CU-Boulder's sun-gazing satellite, designed to last 5 years, turns 10

When a sun-gazing NASA satellite designed and built by the University of Colorado Boulder launched into space on Jan. 25, 2003, solar storms were raging.

Deep ice cores show past Greenland warm period may be ‘road map’ for continued warming of planet

A new study by an international team of scientists analyzing ice cores from the Greenland ice sheet going back in time more than 100,000 years indicates the last interglacial period may be a good analog for where the planet is headed in terms of increasing greenhouse gases and rising temperatures.

Community Notes

Sports physiologist, nutritionist and Skratch Labs founder Allen Lim to speak at CU

Trying to improve athletic performance this upcoming season? Come listen to sports physiologist, nutritionist and Skratch Labs founder Allen Lim speak at the University of Colorado on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m.

A guest of the CU Triathlon club sport team, Lim will speak about nutrition and the multisport lifestyle in the Benson Earth Sciences building, room 180. A Q&A session will conclude the talk.

CU photography session

Head and shoulder portraits for faculty and staff

Do you need to dress up your C.V.? Is your website, bio sheet or professional organization portrait out-of-date? University Communications offers complimentary head and shoulders photographs for university faculty and staff. Call 303-492-3119 to make an appointment for one of our portraiture sessions, held in our East Campus studio each month on the second Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon, and on the last Tuesday from noon to 3 p.m.

Alumni Directors Board meeting

Join the Alumni Association Board Of Directors

Enthusiastic about CU? Or know a former student-turned-alum who is? Become a crucial asset to the CU-Boulder Alumni Association's board with your innovative ideas and dedication to the university. Applications for the board of directors must be received by Friday, Feb. 15. Access the application form online, email Deb Johnson at deborah.johnson@colorado.edu or call her at 303-735-2382 for more information.

 
Until When film poster

Palestine Film Series: Until When

CU's Peace and Conflict Studies Program, The Boulder-Nablus Sister City Project, and the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center present the 4th film in the monthly Palestine Film Series. Until When will be shown Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in Duane Physics Room G1B20. 

 

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