September 3, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

How to Help a Friend: Adjusting to college life

By Mifa Kim, peer educator with Counseling and Psychological Services

My name is Mifa Kim. I’m a senior studying psychology and a peer educator at Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). I am spreading the word about the How to Help a Friend (HTHAF) campaign, an online resource with information and advice on how CU community members can help friends or other people in their lives who may be encountering various challenges.

Rare western bumblebee creates a buzz on the Front Range

When University of Colorado Boulder junior Cole Steinmetz first begins a bumblebee hunt, he walks slowly, listening for the bee’s persistent, rumbling buzz, which Steinmetz has learned is usually lower and less singsongy than the noises made by flies and other insects.

Community Notes

Study Abroad Fall Fair Sept. 5

Explore study abroad program options in more than 70 countries. Programs exist for all majors, all language levels, and fall within a wide range of program costs (and financial aid applies). Come to Study Abroad Programs’ Fall Fair and speak with CU students who have studied abroad all over the world: Thursday, Sept. 5, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the UMC Fountain.

CUSG seeking applicants for Freshman Council

The CU Student Government (CUSG) is seeking applicants to serve on the 'CUSG Freshman Council.' The council members act as the freshman voice within CUSG. If you are interested in applying, applications are due by Sept. 15.

Engineers Without Borders-CU: Learn more Sept. 4

Want to get involved with community development in Peru, Rwanda or Nepal? Engineers Without Borders-CU is a diverse student organization that needs volunteers from all backgrounds to assist in helping communities abroad solve their health, education and sustainability challenges. Join us Wed, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. in Math 100 to learn about each program and find out how you can contribute. Find us on Facebook.

CU Walks

CU Walks expands to East Campus

CU Walks invites you to take a free, safe, convenient and social 1.5 mile (30 minute) walk around East campus. We will start at 12 noon on Wednesdays from the south side of the ARCE building. More info:

Interested in playing a club sport?

Club Sports is an organized competitive sports league that will send you out to compete with other universities. Students can participate in competitive sports that range from hockey, ultimate, swimming, baseball, lacrosse and many other exciting opportunities. All interested players must attended the organizational meeting for the specific sport. For more information, see the list of the club sports and organizational meeting dates.