June 25, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Students become rocket scientists at NASA facility in Virginia

A Colorado student space research consortium led by the University of Colorado Boulder teamed up with a Virginia space consortium led by the University of Virginia this week to help aspiring rocket scientists from around the country learn how to design, build and fly payloads.

From the Provost: Implementation committee named for new College of Media, Communication and Information

On May 1, 2013, I wrote to the campus indicating my decision to move forward with creating proposals to send to the Board of Regents in two areas: the sustainable environment, and media, communication and information. I am pleased today to announce the formation of an implementation committee for Media, Communication and Information. The charge to this group is to prepare a proposal for the Board of Regents for a new College of Media, Communication and Information.

DiStefano names search committee for new CU-Boulder athletic department director

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano today announced the formation of a search committee to find a new director of intercollegiate athletics.

Community Notes

It’s not too late to register for Session B summer courses

Summer Session offers a wide range of courses throughout a series of flexible terms. Session B begins July 9. Register via myCUinfo up until the first day of class.

Euclid Autopark

Service alert: Euclid Auto Park closed 6/27-6/30

Euclid Auto Park will be closed for maintenance beginning Thursday, June 27 through Sunday, June 30, 2013. During this time, visitors are encouraged to park at other visitor parking lots and spaces on campus. For a map of other indicated visitor parking areas on campus, visit the Parking & Transportation Services website. Construction dates are weather-dependent and subject to change. 

RTD to hold additional telephone town hall meeting June 27

RTD has scheduled another telephone town hall meeting for Thursday, June 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Some 50,000 residents in the northwest metro area will be called at random through an automated system and invited to participate in the public telephone forum. In addition, anyone can call in and join the meeting by dialing toll free 1-877-229-8493, and entering the ID code 19081.

Reminder: Pay date for June is July 1

Employees and students who are paid monthly will be paid for the June end-of-month payroll on Monday, July 1, per state guidelines. Please plan financial obligations accordingly. The university is not responsible for any banking or overdraft fees. Requests for such reimbursements will not be approved.