Community & Safety

Man follows closely behind woman on street

Stalking Awareness Month: What is stalking?

Jan. 19, 2017

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, but what is stalking? Stalking is against the law in all 50 states and also violates University of Colorado Boulder policies, though the legal definition of stalking varies.Read more »
Man follows behind woman on street

January is Stalking Awareness Month

Jan. 12, 2017

Stalking: a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. With over 7.5 million people stalked in one year in the United States, chances are you know someone or several people who have been stalked.Read more »
Prescription medication spills out of bottle onto table

State adds CUPD and 41 other permanent medication drop-off locations

Jan. 12, 2017

On Monday, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced the addition of 42 medication collection box locations in two dozen counties around the state, including a permanent location at the CU Boulder Police Department and Parking and Transportation lobby.Read more »

Campus targeted by phishing emails

Jan. 5, 2017

The campus has recently been targeted by malicious emails that appear to be attempts to steal usernames and passwords. One such phishing email asked for further account verification which when followed, led people to a login page. These emails are not authentic. If you receive one, do not click on the link in the email. Individuals who received this email should simply delete the message. Click through for more information.Read more »
Young student dressed as feline superhero poses for photo

Elementary after-school club evokes the superheroes within

Dec. 22, 2016

You don’t need a costume and you don’t need special powers to have an impact on children and inspire change in the world around you. El Pueblo Innovation Club (EPIC) is an after-school club for elementary school students that serves as a critical space to interpret and re-imagine roles as learners and teachers, in partnership with CU Boulder School of Education students.Read more »
Street market sells locally-grown produce

Thinking globally, eating locally: A food-literacy project

Dec. 22, 2016

In the past decade, thanks to an overwhelming scientific consensus that global temperatures are rising, “eating local” has become a way for average citizens to make a difference. And thanks to a $24,000 CU Boulder Outreach Award, a group of faculty and students will reach even farther into the community to increase “food literacy.”Read more »
"Donate here" Food for Fines sign sits next to donated food items

'Food for Fines' was a Thanksgiving success

Dec. 21, 2016

Parking Services extends thanks to all who supported the Food for Fines event prior to Thanksgiving. With 207 parking citations forgiven and 1,784 items donated, the community food drive was a win-win for everyone involved!Read more »
Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan stands next to red rickshaw

Revolutionizing the rickshaw

Dec. 20, 2016

CU Boulder alum and engineer Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan aims to revolutionize local transportation in India. In 2014, as a sophomore, she designed and developed a hybrid conversion kit for rickshaws that would benefit the environment and rickshaw drivers alike.Read more »
Table of food and drinks

Campus food security survey now open

Dec. 16, 2016

Have you ever skipped one meal or more because you could not afford it? Have you ever wondered where money would come from to cover the cost of groceries? Take the survey and help CU understand student need for affordable or free access to food.Read more »
Brightly-lit Christmas tree with a warm fire in the fireplace

Tips for a green holiday season

Dec. 15, 2016

Click through for 10 ideas to incorporate into your work and home lives to help reduce waste while you eat, drink and make merry this holiday season.Read more »