April 26, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Feeling stressed? CU-Boulder counselors offer advice

For many students, finals produce stress levels that are through the roof. Fortunately, CU-Boulder’s Counseling and Psychological Services, CAPS, offers a variety of programs to help students manage those feelings of anxiety.

Spring 2013 Midnight Breakfast Monday, May 6

Come take a break from the stresses of finals week and refuel with a free breakfast in the UMC. The breakfast will be served at 11:59 p.m. in the Alferd Packer Restaurant & Grill. Everything is free for CU students and all students are welcome.

Forced exercise may still protect against anxiety and stress, says CU-Boulder study

Being forced to exercise may still help reduce anxiety and depression just as exercising voluntarily does, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Two CU-Boulder professors elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two University of Colorado Boulder professors are among the luminaries selected for the 2013 class of members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an organization that honors “thinkers and doers” across a broad range of fields, from filmm

Community Notes

CU Social Media

Share the Commencement story via Storify

The 2013 spring commencement is two weeks from today. We want to share the campus-wide celebration of the class of 2013 via social media. Please use hashtag #ForeverBuffs so we can include your photos, tweets and stories. Check back, and follow along via the campus Storify: http://storify.com/CUBoulder/2013-spring-commencement.

DECA team wins gold

CU Collegiate DECA Takes Home the Gold

At the annual International Career Development Conference for Collegiate DECA, several Leeds School of Business travelled to Anaheim, California and competed in various business events. Five students represented the school in the competition; two of which earned the first place prize in Business Law.

Greg Garland, Phillips 66 CEO, visits CU-Boulder

Just like some of the students he sat with, Greg Garland was the first in his family to go to college. Now he is the Chief Executive Officer of Phillips 66, one of the nation’s largest energy companies.

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CU pursuing bill to attract state's best students

The University of Colorado is pursuing new state legislation aimed at growing revenue to support merit scholarships for the top in-state students – those who might otherwise be lured elsewhere by better offers. This is a meaningful bill to compete for the best and brightest Colorado students.

Research study to prevent depression in pregnant women

We are currently recruiting pregnant women to participate in a research study examining an web-based program to prevent depression.