April 2, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

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CU's 65th annual Conference on World Affairs engages students, faculty and more

The University of Colorado Boulder’s annual Conference on World Affairs returns to campus for the 65th time April 8-12, featuring 200 panel discussions, performances and plenaries.  Over 100 participants from around the country and the globe will pay their own way to travel to Boulder to present in what Roger Ebert has dubbed “the Conference on Everything Conceivable.”

Stampede event to bring social responsibility out of boardroom, into community April 15-19

Ethics and values are indispensable within the workforce, so state the world's top CEOs. Now the campus community and the public get an opportunity to see how CU-Boulder's Leeds School of Business is elevating social responsibility in educating the next generation of business leaders during the inaugural CESR Stampede April 15-19.

Bon Jovi seeking CU-Boulder students for 'behind-the-scenes' glimpse of band's tour stop in Denver

Selected based on their exemplary volunteer efforts and community leadership skills, several CU-Boulder students will gain hands-on experience in different areas of tour production when the “BON JOVI Because We Can – The Tour” stops at Pepsi Center on Tuesday, April 16.

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Ace of cakes competition April 4

Join CU-Boulder's Student Involvement Office for the evening program, Intermission. This month, we will host a free cake decorating tutorial and competition on Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m. in the UMC Alferd Packer Grill.

Traveler Alert: US 36 closed nightly between Church Ranch and Wadsworth: April 3-8

April 3-8: US 36 will be closed nightly, between 9 p.m. - 5:30 a.m. between Church Ranch and the Wadsworth interchanges. US 36 bus stations at Broomfield and Church Ranch will be temporarily relocated during this closure.

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Discussions, events and screenings for Sexual Assault Awareness Month begin on April 2, 2013 with the 6 p.m. screening of the “The Invisible War” in C4C S350. The film focuses on the powerfully emotional stories of rape victims and the systematic cover-up of military sex crimes. The screening will be followed by a discussion and Q&A session with panel members including attorney Anne Munch and activist and survivor Valine Demos.

Free yoga & leadership training

Learn proven techniques to reduce stress, increase energy, focus and happiness levels, during a free, cutting-edge leadership and stress-management program designed for college students. Thanks to grants from ASSG & Rep Council, CU-Boulder students are invited to attend the YesPlus leadership workshop April 18-21.

CU engages the best: interdisciplinary symposium highlights achievements of top student scholars

Twenty-five students representing all disciplines across campus competed in the CU-LEAD Alliance Third Annual Student Symposium on March 18, for six prize categories. The CU-LEAD Alliance Third Annual Student Symposium showcases the creative and scholarly research and projects through interdisciplinary engagement and dialogue.

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2013 Energy Efficiency Summer School

Energy efficiency is an essential component of a sustainable future. This intensive, two-week course will provide selected advanced undergraduate and graduate students with the skills and knowledge to understand the promise and challenges of energy efficiency, implement efficiency’s enormous potential to advance sustainability, explore new technologies and approaches to energy efficiency and focus their research on the many unknowns of energy efficiency. This course will use a mix of lectures, discussions, field visits, and case studies to provide students with a solid, in-depth grounding in the growing and vibrant field of energy efficiency.

Paid student leadership opportunity in Career Services

Do you love public speaking? Are you interested in boosting your professional skills and empowering your peers to do the same? Career Services is seeking applications from undergraduate students interested in serving in a leadership role as a Peer Career Advisor.


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.

Just in Time Career Fair April 17

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