September 6, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

'50 Reasons to Stay' video created to raise suicide prevention awareness

September is Suicide Prevention Month and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) would like to invite the CU Community to learn and spread the word about how everyone can make a difference when it comes to suicide prevention.

Tardy? A free Buff Bike could be the solution

Sixty Buff Bikes are ready for students and employees to check out free of charge. The bikes are single speed cruiser bikes with coaster brakes perfect for riding around campus, riding to lunch or attending an off-campus work meeting. Buff Bikes are available for rent during regular bike station hours.

Plans for new College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI) move forward

Subcommittees charged with recommending curriculum and structure for the college’s seven academic units will hold public meetings beginning next week to share their initial ideas and solicit comments.

The CMCI will be an interdisciplinary college, housing programs in journalism, advertising and design, communication, the moving image and media production, media studies and a new department of information studies.

Community Notes

Students rank CU-Boulder top 10 in food and dining

CU-Boulder is a great place for foodies. CU-Boulder ranked in the top 10 for food and dining in a recent survey conducted by the website Cappex College Insider and based on student feedback.

Petition packets for CUSG fall 2013 elections available Sept. 9

Petition packets for students interested in running for Student Government will be available in the CUSG office, UMC 125, beginning on Monday, Sept. 9. Positions up for election this fall include five Representative-at-Large seats and five seats on the Arts and Science Student Government (ASSG).

Go Global

Career Services recently updated their Go Global web pages, which include resources on working abroad both as a career or short-term, teaching English, volunteering, and graduate schools abroad.  Also, check out the events planned for this fall related to international careers.

Rwandan Genocide survivor to speak at CU Sept. 12

Immaculee Ilibagiza will visit CU-Boulder on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. to speak about her experiences surviving the Rwandan Genocide and her tireless work to spread world peace. Admission to the talk in the Glenn Miller Ballroom is free.

CU GOLD Core Leadership Program registration is now open

Free and open to all CU students, the Core Leadership Program is now accepting applications for Fall 2013.

Cohen and Bones

Get your Mini Med School diploma

Attend CU Mini Med School 2: The Clinical Year. Weekly lectures Sept. 18 - Nov. 13, Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. CU Mini Med School is a free eight-week program. You won't get a medical degree nor can you practice medicine, but you will get the background, the overviews, and the updates that can make all the pieces of the biomedical puzzle fall into place. And if you attend at least 5 of the 7 sessions you'll get a diploma! The purpose is simply to enlighten, provide a scientific background that will improve your understanding of the human body, and help you take charge of your own health.

Club soccer

CU Men's & Women's Club Soccer vs CSU at Dick's Sporting Goods Park

Come out and support the CU Men's & Women's Soccer team at the 2013 Rocky Mountain College Cup. The University of Colorado men's & women's club soccer teams will take on Colorado State University on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park Stadium.