May 7, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Graduating senior proposes using technology to reduce paper waste in ENVD program

In fall 2012, Matthew Greenwald presented his "Paperless Pilot" idea to ENVD faculty, and now as he is set to graduate, his idea is gaining momentum.

Grassroots project aims to record the history of Latinos in Boulder County

Veronica Lamas, a first-generation college student graduating from CU-Boulder May 10, is set to begin working with the Boulder County History Project. The project's goal is to prepare a multimedia history of Latino families that have deep roots dating back 100 years or more as well as more modern histories of Boulder County residents. More>>

Journalism graduate lands dream gig with NBC

As early as her second semester at CU-Boulder, Savannah Sellers began to forge her career, not only by being accepted into the journalism program but also by seeking out practical experiences at every turn.

Three CU students win prestigious national Goldwater scholarships

Three University of Colorado Boulder students -- Brittany Earle, Mike Lotto and Jeni Sorli, all from the College of Engineering and Applied Science -- have been awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships.

Community Notes

CU Commencement

2013 spring commencement security measures

The University of Colorado Boulder works diligently to provide for the safety of our graduates, their families, and their friends during Spring 2013 Commencement Exercises. If you are planning to attend the spring commencement ceremony on Friday, May 10, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the security measures in place for the ceremony.

Comedian Aziz Ansari at CU-Boulder May 8

Comedian Aziz Ansari will be at CU-Boulder on Wednesday, May 8, at 8 p.m. in Macky Auditorim. Student tickets are sold out entirely, but community tickets are still available for $35. The show is part of Ansari's "Buried Alive" tour. For more information visit the event page.


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Keep those proposals rolling in for COLTT 2013

The program committee encourages submissions for dynamic sessions that explore groundbreaking and effective uses of technology in teaching and learning settings. Plan to join us this summer for another great COLTT at Wolf Law, Aug. 7 and 8, 2013.

Do you know how to harden your devices?

Hardening your computing devices is an essential step for securing your personal information and data. Using antivirus and antispyware protection, regularly downloading the latest manufacturer's patches, and disabling unneeded software and applications leads to safer, more secure devices which are harder to break into. Learn more.