February 7, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

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Campus No Smoking Policy signed, awareness and implementation phase begins

Chancellor DiStefano signed the new campus No Smoking Policy on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. The policy, which mandates a no smoking campus beginning Aug. 19, 2013, has a transition period that includes deployment of campus signage, facilities considerations, and the promotion of policy awareness and resources for those who wish to quit smoking. 

As part of the phased implementation, there also will be a limited number of designated outdoor smoking areas away from public activity, for use through the end of December 2013.

Solo and satisfied: Being single in a relationship world

As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s easy to think that it’s better to be in a romantic relationship, but there are many benefits to living the single life. Check out the article “Solo and Satisfied” in the CU Student Health 101 e-magazine to find out the joys of singlehood and fun things you can do with friends.

Journalism student covers inauguration for PBS NewsHour blog

The presidential inauguration draws heavy media coverage every four years – with pictures of the swearing in, the parade and the traditional black tie balls.

But when CU Journalism major Rob Denton covered this year’s inauguration for a PBS NewsHour blog, he gave his audience a look at much different events using some entirely new digital technology.

Community Notes

University of Colorado Sports Medicine Internship

Learn about undergraduate Sports Medicine Internship opportunities working with CU varsity athletes.  The internship starts August of Fall 2013. Gain practical experience in sports injury management, evaluation and rehabilitation. It’s a great opportunity for students interested in health careers.

Learn more about the program on Monday, March 4, at 5:30 p.m. in the Dal Ward Athletic Center on the north side of the stadium. Please R.S.V.P. if you plan to attent the event.

Prescription drugs: are they safe? Get the facts!

What are common drug interactions? What about using someone else's prescription? What are the differences between barbiturates and stimulants? What are signs of dependency? What is use and what is abuse? Get answers to these and and other common questions.Community Health and the Hunter-Hauck Foundation are sponsoring a free training from Peer Assistance Services on Feb. 18 from 5-7 p.m. in UMC 415.

Free CU pink T-shirt giveaway at this Friday's Women's Basketball game

This Friday at 7 p.m., your 21st ranked CU Women’s Basketball team will take on Oregon State in their Play 4 Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game. Early arriving fans get FREE Pink CU T-shirts, so don’t be late.

Take the test that you don’t need to study for: free, weekly HIV testing

Make your sexual health a priority with free, confidential HIV testing. Testing occurs every Monday from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the UMC or 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Atlas. Testing is also available every Tuesday from 10:30-12:30 p.m. at the UMC and 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Will Vill. Results in just 20 minutes with no appointment necessary. For more information visit Community Health.

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