May 2, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

From the Provost: Next steps to new colleges or schools

I pledged to let you know, before the end of the semester, my decision on how we will move forward based on the discussions led by the Environment and Sustainability Visioning Committee and the various faculty groups that have been involved in conversations about such areas as information, communication, journalism, media and technology. I will provide here a quick summary of my ideas on how we will move forward in exciting ways.

CU student lands prestigious postgraduate position with accounting board

When it comes to social responsibility, Emily Booth is getting down to business.

Booth will graduate with distinction this May with concurrent bachelor's and master’s degrees in accounting and a certificate in Socially Responsible Enterprise from the Leeds School of Business at CU-Boulder. 

Insect eye-inspired camera captures wide view with no distortion

When praying mantises, dragonflies, ants and other insects peer out at the world, their bulging, compound eyes allow them to see an incredibly wide field of view with an almost infinite depth of field.

Imitating the functionality of an insect eye — which is really a collection of many tinier eyes, known as ommatidia — in a camera has been a long sought-after goal for engineers. Now, camera lenses with wide fields of view, such as fisheye lenses, create distortion around the edges of the image.

Community Notes

CU Police News Release: Composite sketch of attempted sex assault suspect released

The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying the suspect involved in an attempted sex assault. More

ISIS and Portal Maintenance on Sunday, May 5

Maintenance on UIS-provided enterprise and business applications will make the ISIS (student information) system unavailable, as well as the MyCUInfo and MyCUBoulder portals, on Sunday, May 5 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please note that some services accessed through the portal may also be accessed through other ways including Desire2Learn and CULink.

The CU Challenge course is open for the summer

Welcome to the CU Challenge ropes course. We offer courses tailored to your group's needs. Whether you are a CU group, school district, business, or other, we can provide a unique learning opportunity through a series of activities involving problem solving, group decision making, leadership, team building and positive risk taking.

Do you speak Turkish?

If you are a fluent speaker of Turkish, then please contact the Anderson Language & Technology Center. We would like the chance to meet you and discuss ways to add this languages to the curriculum. We are located in Hellems on the 1st floor.

Take a study break with CU Walks

CU Walks invites you to take a break from finals preparations and go for a lunchtime walk on campus.

Maymester & summer parking permits sale

Parking permits for Maymester are on sale and are good from May 13-31. The online sale for summer parking permits will open on Tuesday, May 14.