August 13, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Krewella to headline Welcomefest Concert Aug. 24

Krewella will headline the annual Welcomefest Concert taking place on Farrand Field on Saturday, Aug. 24. The doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the show begins at 6 p.m.

Oldest North American petroglyphs dated to at least 10,500 years ago

A new high-tech analysis led by a University of Colorado Boulder researcher shows the oldest known petroglyphs in North America, which are cut into several boulders in western Nevada, date to at least 10,500 years ago and perhaps even as far back as 14,800 years ago.

CU-Boulder music graduates bring music education to the heart of Afghanistan

CU-Boulder music graduates Joel Schut and Allegra Boggess are helping bring music back to the war-torn central Asian nation.

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Sen. Mark Udall to speak at CU Law School on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Recently appointed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Colorado Sen. Mark Udall will discuss President Obama’s Climate Action Plan at the University of Colorado Law School on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Community Notes

CU sophomores medal at Dressage Junior Olympics

CU sophomores Sadie Lahey and Devon Wycoff earn medals at the Junior Olympic Equestrian Games.

President Obama signs new student loan legislation into law

President Barack Obama last week signed into law the Smarter Solutions for Students Act (H.R. 1911, also known as the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act as amended by the Senate). The new law will:

Construction update: 18th & Colorado to open August 19

The intersection of 18th & Colorado will open to vehicle and pedestrian traffic on August 19, with the Stampede, 209, and J bus routes resuming normal service. Facilities Management would like to thank campus for its patience during the summer road closure, which allowed us to complete important utilities and site upgrades.

Research participants needed, earn $25 for short screening interview

Research participants ages 12-21 are needed by the ADAPT program. Participants earn $25 to go through a short screening interview, and may be invited to participate in a 2-year longitudinal study ($25 per hour for 7-9 hours each year). ADAPT is a place for young people ages 12-21 who are worried about experiencing unusual thoughts, suspiciousness or paranoia, or seeing or hearing things that are not there.
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