May 28, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

CU-Boulder Chancellor DiStefano accepts Bohn’s resignation; search to begin soon for new CU athletic director

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano today announced he has accepted the resignation of CU-Boulder Athletic Director Mike Bohn, effective June 3.  

CU-Boulder organizing effort to establish unmanned aircraft test site in Colorado

A state application organized by the University of Colorado Boulder has been submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration for the development of one of six unmanned a

Bats in Boulder: Rabies risk

Native species of bats have returned to Boulder for the summer. Unfortunately, our local bats have a high rate of infection with the rabies virus, which is 100 percent fatal to humans. However, an extremely effective rabies vaccine can provide immunity to rabies when administered after an exposure (postexposure prophylaxis) or for protection before an exposure occurs (preexposure prophylaxis).

Community Notes

CU student wins Google scholarship, two named finalists

CU-Boulder doctoral student Ifeyinwa Okoye has been named a winner of the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship ($10k and trip to Google in NYC this summer).  She is one of 30 winners. Two other students - Allison Brown and Neeti Wagle - were among 30 students named finalists ($1K).

Summer RTD bus route changes

RTD implemented summer service changes on Sunday, April 28. The Stampede also has begun running summer service hours 7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. There are several transit detours due to summer campus construction.