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5 ways to make it through November

Oct. 31, 2019

Fall break is just around the corner, but it may feel far away. Here are some things to help you make it through the final stretch before we take off school for break. Attend Feel Good Fridays Attend a drop-in meditation that will help you reduce stress, relax and feel...

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How to build a stronger relationship with your graduate advisor

Oct. 28, 2019

The relationship you have with your advisor is probably different than the one you had during your time as an undergrad. Advisors guide you through your graduate experience, and they will likely be there to mentor you, keep you on track, push you toward your goals and develop your strengths...

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3 ways to minimize stress in your relationships

When stress levels spike, our relationships are first in line to feel the impact. Stress can cause us to feel lonely, tired, overwhelmed and irritable. That’s why it’s important to know how to run interference and reduce the effects of stress before it creeps into other areas of our lives.

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Quiz: Test your drinking knowledge

How much do you know about alcohol? Are you familiar with campus resources and policies? Test your knowledge with this interactive quiz: Take the Quiz *All quiz responses are confidential, and no identifying information is collected. If you or a friend is struggling with marijuana or alcohol, there are resources...

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Big changes are happening at Medical Services

Oct. 10, 2019

In order to provide students with a better patient experience, Medical Services has made some exciting changes. Here’s what’s new! Wardenburg Health Center Building Renovation Wardenburg has a brand new look! We’ve remodeled, re-painted and moved things around to improve the look and feel and maximize our space. Highlights include:...

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Progress not perfection: 3 tips to deal with failure

Oct. 10, 2019

Setbacks and failures happen… to all of us. It’s a part of what makes us human. However, it can be easy to forget how normal failure is, especially when we are scrolling through our friends’ highlight reels on social media. Here are some tips for dealing with setbacks and ways...

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World Mental Health Day: Tips to better your mental health

Oct. 4, 2019

Join us in celebrating World Mental Health Day on Thursday, October 10. World Mental Health Day seeks to promote mental wellbeing and tactics for improving overall mental health with an emphasis on suicide prevention. Here are some tips and exercises you can try to better your own mental health. Ask...

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Know Before You Go: Tips from a CU Ski Team Member

Oct. 3, 2019

Photo: Darby Hartman at a slalom race in Powderhorn, CO. There is nothing more beautiful than a fresh coat of snow over the Rocky Mountains. Before the resorts open, now is a great time to prepare for your ski or snowboard season. Darby Hartman is a senior at CU Boulder...

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Take a trip to Moab for fall break

Oct. 1, 2019

Do you have plans for fall break? Join the Outdoor Program for an adventure in Moab, Utah . Don't worry - you'll get back in time to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends. From November 23 to 26, explore the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, and experience the magic of...

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Is it stress or something more?

Sept. 26, 2019

On the surface, it can be difficult to tell the difference between stress and anxiety. These terms are often used interchangeably when we talk about feelings of worry or dread. While stress and anxiety share many symptoms, they are two distinct conditions. Stress Stress is a typical reaction that everyone...