July 16, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Chancellor's Corner: Campaign emails

In the months before elections, members of the University of Colorado community occasionally receive e-mails from political candidates, including members of the Board of Regents. Because some of you have inquired whether these e-mail communications are appropriate, I asked the University’s legal counsel to advise me on this issue.

The CU-Boulder AmeriCorps office looking forward to a great year of service

By Suzy Belmont, Assistant AmeriCorps Coordinator

The CU-Boulder Service Learning and AmeriCorps office had a fantastic service year in 2012-13 and is looking forward to an exciting year.

MAVEN's three-week launch window starts Nov. 18

With just over four months until NASA’s next mission to Mars takes flight, the University of Colorado Boulder, which is leading the effort, continues to work with its partners to knock off critical science and engineering milestones leading up to launch.

A world of images

Greg Bull is used to a fast pace – the 1 a.m. telephone call and the quick trip to the airport; the photo snapped and transmitted so quickly he doesn’t even get to look at it; the mad scramble to the next, much different, assignment. Bull, who graduated from CU-Boulder in 1991 with a degree in journalism and mass communication, is an award-winning Associated Press photojournalist currently based in San Diego.

Community Notes

Tyson Hutton receives Distinguished Honors

Hard work pays off for LDAC Cadet Tyson Hutton

Cadet Tyson Hutton was recently recognized as a Distinguished Honor Graduate at the 2013 Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC). One of eight cadets honored for individual accomplishments, Hutton was recognized as the Distinguished Honor Graduate for Alpha Company, 2nd Regiment. More than 885 Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets from the 1st and 2nd Regiments were part of the training, and 41 were sworn in and pinned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during the July 11 ceremony.

CULink retires July 31

CULink account owner access ends July 31

The CULink e-mail and calendaring service is being retired as all accounts have been migrated to CU-Boulder Gmail or the campus Microsoft Exchange service. CULink accounts that were set up to forwarded e-mail now have their forward being carried out by CU-Boulder's Identity Manager service. Access to CULink has been temporarily preserved so that account owners can retrieve any information they need such as contacts or calendars. However, starting July 31, 2013, account owners will no longer be able to login to CULink.

Digital dilemmas

Keep your mobile devices safe

With all the information you can store and access on a smartphone or tablet these days, mobile device security is just as important as securing your computer. Locking them with a PIN or password, keeping applications updated and trusting only expected messages are among the most important security strategies. Learn more.

CU on the Weekend

CU on the Weekend fall series offers perspective on Paris, mindfulness, and much more

This fall, CU on the Weekend invites community members to journey to the University of Colorado Boulder campus to learn about topics far and wide. CU on the Weekend is a series of one-day, Saturday classes that are free and open to the public.

CU Auctions

Property Services to have a live auction of surplus property and equipment Aug. 10

University of Colorado Boulder Property Services will have our auction of surplus property and equipment to the public on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. Items will be available for preview beginning at 8 a.m. and the auction will begin at 9 a.m.