February 21, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

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CU-Boulder Army ROTC ranks among nation’s top 8 units

The University of Colorado Boulder’s ROTC program has won one of eight MacArthur Awards in the nation for the unit’s achievements in the 2011-12 school year.

CU-Boulder was selected as the top unit of the Cadet Command’s Fifth Brigade, which consists of 36 senior Army ROTC programs in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and Wyoming.

CU’s nLab breeds real-world innovation among all walks of students

Interdisciplinary thinking bolsters innovation. That’s the concept behind the University of Colorado Boulder’s new nLab, a mobile hub that allows students to develop their entrepreneurial ideas through peer and mentor-based collaboration, sustainability resources and other tools.

CU-Boulder officials unveil $170 million athletic facilities upgrade proposal for CU’s Board of Regents

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, Athletic Director Mike Bohn and new head football coach Mike MacIntyre today unveiled a $170 million, multi-year proposal to upgrade CU-Boulder’s football facilities before the Intercollegiate Athletics subcommittee of the CU Board of Regents at the board’s monthly meeting in Colorado Springs.

'Wonderfully weird': Brian Greene takes on parallel universes

At this very moment, there may be an infinite number of “you’s” in an infinite number of universes doing every conceivable thing all of you could ever possibly do. That’s the kind of thing Dr. Brian Greene ponders not only in his day job as a scientist, but also as the foremost translator of the “wonderfully weird” concepts of theoretical physics for millions of curious non-scientists. Greene, a New York Times best-selling author, is a physicist and co-creator and host of the four-part NOVA special, “The Fabric of the Cosmos.” He will be presenting the 48th George Gamow Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26.

Community Notes

No. 20 CU Women’s Basketball regular season finale – This weekend

The No. 20 CU Women’s Basketball team will finish out their regular season this weekend. The action starts Friday night at 7 p.m. against Washington State and the final regular season home game is Sunday at 2 p.m. against Washington.

John Legend: An evening of discussion and music

Tickets for both students and community members are still available to see nine-time Grammy winning musician speak and perform on Monday, Feb. 25, in Macky Auditorium.

CU police officers honored with lifesaving awards

The CU Police Department honored three officers with lifesaving awards at the annual UCPD Awards Ceremony last week. Two officers intervened as a woman attempted to commit suicide; a third officer was honored for pulling a young man out of a burning car.

CU Surplus Property Auction

Purchase your department’s furniture/electronics before they go to auction!

CU-Boulder Property Services will have our auction of surplus property/equipment to the public on Saturday, Mar. 2, 2013. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 is set aside specifically for departmental viewing. This is to give CU-Boulder departments a chance for good deals on surplus items before they go on sale to the public. Please contact Property Services for an appointment. The listing of inventory items in our Surplus Property System can be viewed on our website.

Three weeks, three presentations, three free evenings of food!

Community Health is offering free, open sessions of some of our most requested presentations at Wardenburg Health Center on Tuesday evenings this semester.

Have a socially or environmentally responsible business idea?

CU's campus wide business competition is looking for folks who have a great idea for a business that helps the environment and/or the community.

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