May 14, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

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Record number of CU-Boulder students offered Fulbright awards for 2013-14

Twelve University of Colorado Boulder students have been offered Fulbright grants to pursue teaching, research and graduate studies abroad during the 2013-14 academic year, an all-time record for CU-Boulder.

CU-Boulder ranked No. 14 worldwide for scholarly impact of journal publications

The University of Colorado Boulder has been ranked No. 14 in the world on the scholarly impact of its journal publications, according to an analysis by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands.

CU study suggests link between tumor suppressors and starvation survival

A particular tumor suppressor gene that fights cancer cells does more than clamp down on unabated cell division -- the hallmark of the disease -- it also can help make cells more fit by allowing them to fend off stress, says a University of Colora

Community Notes

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Increased security measures announced for BolderBOULDER

Race organizers from the BolderBOULDER, the Boulder Police Department and the University of Colorado Police Department are asking the public to cooperate with additional security measures that will be in place for the May 27 Memorial Day run.

Race participants and spectators will notice an increased law enforcement and emergency services presence along the 10-kilometer course.

Organizers ask the public for their patience and cooperation with the new rules.

Upgrade for wireless network registration in administrative & academic buildings

The Office of Information Technology is improving the network registration system on our campus. The next phase will involve deployment on the campus wireless network in academic and administrative buildings starting on May 15. Learn more.

Romantic couples required for a functional MRI brain study

Romantic couples wanted! CU-Boulder researchers seek heterosexual romantic couples 18-55 years old with no neurological impairment, no current or past major psychiatric disorder, and no metal implants/pacemakers for laboratory and brain imaging (fMRI) studies to assess the effects of social support on pain processing. We use heat, similar to holding a cup of hot coffee. $12-24/hour per partner. Please contact us (both partners, or send your partner’s e-mail so that we can reach him/her) in case you both would like to participate.

Sign up for RTD rider alerts

Do you ride an RTD bus to campus? When special events, construction, or maintenance impacts bus route schedules and stops, information is sent out to riders via email about detours, delays and stop relocations.

Campus traffic advisory: High school commencements

CU-Boulder will host several high school commencements during May. Public parking for event attendees will be available around Coors Events and Conference Center. Traffic congestion on campus roadways will begin approximately 2 hours prior to the beginning of a ceremony and lasts approximately 1 hour after the conclusion of each commencement.

Following is the schedule of high school commencements: