September 12, 2013 Students CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Campus still closed; select family housing units remain under evacuation overnight

The University of Colorado Boulder will remain closed through Friday as rain continues to fall and more storms are expected through tomorrow.

Student-built satellite slated for launch by NASA Sept. 15

A small beach ball-sized satellite designed and built by a team of University of Colorado Boulder students to better understand how atmospheric drag can affect satellite orbits is now slated for launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sept. 15.

CU-Boulder's International Coffee Hour

Free food, prizes and great conversations with CU-Boulder students from all over the world are some of the reasons International Coffee Hour is a popular ongoing event at the University of Colorado Boulder. The student group CU International hosts the coffee hour on Fridays when fall and spring classes are in session.

Sandra Day O'Connor

Sandra Day O’Connor to speak at CU-Boulder on Sept. 17

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will speak at the third annual John Paul Stevens Lecture hosted by the Byron R. White Center at the University of Colorado Boulder Law School on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Community Notes

Coming soon: Fall Career & Internship Fair

The recruiting seasons is starting. Get yourself a headstart at the Fall Career Fair, Oct. 1-2.

Networking event: Boulder 2140 + 29th St. Mall + CU-Boulder Career Services

Connect with young professionals in Boulder to learn about full-time possibilities, as well as internships at the September Boulder 2140 networking event.

Learn skills to help when someone’s hurt

When it comes to a health crisis situation, would you have the skills to help a friend?

College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI) subcommittee meetings begin

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.

Upcoming subcommittee meetings include:

Intermedia Digital Art, Writing, and Performance: Wednesday, Sept. 11. Meeting open to the public from 5 p.m.-6 p.m., Hale Science Building, Room 270.

Design, Strategic Thinking and Advertising: Monday, Sept. 16, 1 p.m.-2 p.m., UMC Room 382-384.

Communication: Wednesday, Sept. 18, 12 p.m.-12:45 p.m., Hellems Room 77.

Core Curriculum: Friday, Sept. 20, 12 p.m.-1 p.m., Continuing Education Room 140

Information Studies: Friday, Sept. 20, 4 p.m.-5 p.m., UMC Room 245

Research participants ages 12-21 needed: $25 for short interview

The Adolescent Development and Preventive Treatment (ADAPT) program at CU-Boulder is seeking research participants ages 12-21. 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.

Earn $25 for participating in a short screening interview.