May 3, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Before you leave town: End of semester reminders

With the end of the spring semester next week, please review the following tips and reminders before leaving for summer break.

Building your professional image online

Your online persona is fair game if graduate programs and prospective employers want to find out what you’d be like as a member of their team. Check out our tips for cleaning up your profile and promoting yourself online in May’s issue of Student Health 101.

Student life: Help a friend

Every student faces challenges during college, but not everyone knows where they can get help. For CU-Boulder senior Emmie Matsuno, this was a challenge to construct a resource that fit the needs of students searching for some advice.

Anseth, Kapteyn elected to National Academy of Sciences

Two University of Colorado Boulder professors have been elected members of the National Academy of Sciences, a top honor recognizing scientists and engineers for their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

CU-Boulder to hold spring commencement ceremony May 10, Julie Andrews to speak

The University of Colorado Boulder will hold its spring commencement ceremony on Friday, May 10, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Folsom Field.

Community Notes

Commencement week traffic and parking information

The CU-Boulder spring commencement ceremony will be held Friday, May 10, at 8:30 a.m., and colleges and schools also will hold individual ceremonies on campus next week. Please plan accordingly. Click on the headline to read more about specific parking and traffic impacts leading up to, and on the day of, the ceremony.

The annual Forever Buffs 5K on campus May 5

CU’s Senior Class Council will be sponsoring the fifth annual Forever Buffs 5K, which will take place on Sunday, May 5, beginning at 9 a.m. on the CU-Boulder campus. Runners will meet on the Balch Fieldhouse plaza, outside Folsom Field. The Forever Buffs 5K is fun for the whole community, from experienced runners to walkers, families and children. All finishers and supporters can join us for a fun-filled finish-line bash with music, food and fun!

Midnight Breakfast, free for all CU students 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.

This semester’s breakfast menu includes French toast sticks, sausage links, breakfast potatoes, eggs, fresh fruit and more. There also will be vegetarian and vegan options.