March 15, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

CDC internship ignites student’s passion for health policy

Ligia Duarte Botelho says her recently-completed internship with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) gave her a rewarding opportunity to explore her interest in different cultures, government, and global health policy.

A junior majoring in international affairs, Botelho, who is originally from Brazil, wants to pursue a career as a diplomat in India or Thailand. She was drawn to the CDC internship because it involved the topics she wants to study in the region of the world she wants to focus on.

CU-Boulder professor explains origin of St. Patrick's Day

Festive parades, Irish music and shamrocks painted on smiling faces are all part of the great celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. But in this short video, CU-Boulder History Professor Patrick Tally explains that the St. Patrick’s Day celebration of the of the 21st Century is a far cry from its holy origins in the 9th Century.

Your student government: CUSG spring elections and 'approval voting'

By Lora Roberts, CUSG director of communication

Each year, the University of Colorado Student Government holds two elections, one in the fall and one in the spring. Previous elections have followed a system very similar to the voting system on the national level, in which voters could only vote for the same amount of people as spots open. However, CUSG has chosen to go another route this election season and implement an entirely new voting system called "approval voting."

CU-Boulder appoints Steven Hayward as inaugural Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy

Steven Hayward has been appointed the first Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy, the University of Colorado Boulder announced today. Hayward, Thomas W. Smith Distinguished Fellow at the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ohio, will begin his one-year appointment in the fall.

Community Notes

Energy Frontiers

Energy Frontiers: a student-run energy conference

Come to Energy Frontiers, April 4 in the UMC. This student-run conference includes a poster session, free lunch, a career fair, two keynotes and two panel discussions, all highlighting student research and projects relating to energy. Come for part or all of the day.

CU LEAD Alliance Student Symposium March 18

The CU LEAD Alliance will hold its student symposium on Monday, March 18, from 3-8 p.m. in UMC room 235. The symposium is a campus-wide event designed to showcase the creative and scholarly projects and academic research of CU-LEAD students across all disciplines. The symposium’s goal is to provide an interdisciplinary platform for students, staff and faculty to engage in dialogue and encourage students to consider pursuing a postgraduate education.

You’ve got to get physical to compute safely

A simple way for a criminal to steal you identity is to find it on paper you have tossed in the trash. To protect yourself, shred or physically destroy your confidential information. After you step away from your computer, people who are not trustworthy may try to access your files. Always remember to make sure the screen is locked with a password. Click here for more strategies to protect your identity from physical threats. 

City of Boulder

Two coyotes killed following recent aggressive incident in Boulder

Colorado Parks and Wildlife this week killed two aggressive coyotes that surrounded a 5-year-old boy east of Foothills Parkway. One of the coyotes bit the boy. 

The University of Colorado Police Department would like to pass along the below news release on this incident. UCPD shares this info because coyotes have been spotted on East Campus in recent months.


Galloping COLTT brings you Adobe workshops: InDesign, Acrobat Pro XI, & Photoshop CS 6– April 3, 2013 at Norlin Library

Galloping COLTT and Adobe are pleased to announce three workshops on April 3, 2013 at Norlin Library on the CU Boulder campus. Adobe consultant, Scott Trudeau is a great veteran presenter and enthusiastic about the new and improved tools offered by Adobe InDesign, Acrobat Pro XI, and Photoshop CS6.


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