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6 tips to build your confidence in graduate school

Aug. 13, 2019

Begin writing your new story as someone who has abundant success. Here are six steps to develop a positive mindset around writing and doing the intellectual work of a graduate student.

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Semester start: Go through the accessible course content checklist

Aug. 9, 2019

Using accessible and universally-designed course materials ensures access for students with disabilities. The practice can also benefit others in your classes.

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CU Engineering waives application fees for PhD students

Aug. 9, 2019

Through Nov. 15, any U.S. citizen or permanent resident with an undergraduate GPA of 3.4 or higher who applies to a PhD program in the College of Engineering and Applied Science can do so for free—a $60 savings.

Anoushka Divekar

Passionate student voices create stronger community among NAfME members

Aug. 5, 2019

Newly elected president Anoushka Divekar and president-elect Eva Aneshansley are ready to dive into the new academic year as the leaders of the Colorado Collegiate NAfME.

Tafadzwa Tivaringe

Doctoral student to attend U.N. conference in Thailand

Aug. 5, 2019

Doctoral student Tafadzwa Tivaringe recently received a prestigious invitation resulting from his years spent working in Cape Town, South Africa, and his CU Boulder research that draws from census data to examine graduate unemployment.

CU Boulder Prof. Scot Douglass, teaches a class in Andrews Residence Hall, where he also lives full-time with his wife, Kathleen, and two small daughters

Faculty excellence drives CU Boulder ranking among world’s top universities

Aug. 5, 2019

CU Boulder was named No. 57 out of 20,000 universities, placing it in the top 0.3 percent, in an annual ranking that measures quality of education, training of students, prestige of faculty and quality of research.

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College of Music Dean Shay to step down in 2020

July 25, 2019

Provost Russell Moore today announced that Robert Shay, Dean of the College of Music, will take a leave of absence to continue medical treatment and then attenuate his tenure as dean, stepping down in October, 2020.

Nich Schneider

Planetary scientist honored for his cosmic perspective

July 24, 2019

A CU Boulder planetary scientist is this year’s recipient of the Richard H. Emmons award for "extraordinary teaching"

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Be productive: Do more, work less

July 5, 2019

While research suggests that most people are productive for a maximum of four hours a day, the style for how one manages those four hours can vary widely. Here are some tips to make your four-hour workday productive.

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Fuel your academic argument with these writing prompts

July 5, 2019

Are you a procrastinator who suffers from writing anxiety? Are you having trouble dedicating time to writing your dissertation? The Graduate School has two tips for you.