Evan Kirk and Claire Meyer demonstrate how thermal testing for the PortaVax device is set up. (Photo submitted)

Engineering students invent device for delivering COVID-19 vaccines to rural areas

April 9, 2021

Meet PortaVax, a portable vaccine carrier that can keep up to 250 vaccine doses cold for several days using insulation and dry ice. Students are still testing the device and tweaking its design, but they say early results are promising.

The Boulder Flatirons in winter

Traumatic event resources and support available

Traumatic events can impact people in different and unexpected ways. Get a list of updates, resources, opportunities to help and more.

CU Boulder Police Chief Doreen Jokerst takes her oath of service with Chancellor Phil DiStefano during a swearing-in ceremony in 2018

CU Police Department pledges to advance women in policing

April 13, 2021

CUPD joins a national campaign to bring more women into policing. The campaign, based on social science research, shows that by having more women police officers, you improve public safety and community outcomes.

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Do you know how to avoid the top 3 violations of the Honor Code?

April 12, 2021

Whatever our intentions, actions that violate the Honor Code have consequences. As we prepare for finals, here are the top three violations of the Honor Code and tips for how to avoid them.

A bear seen earlier on campus

Get bear safety tips

April 12, 2021

Spring is a common time of year for bears to eagerly look for food as they come out of hibernation. As such, bears are sporadically seen in the Boulder foothills and, on rare occasions, campus.

Varsity Lake.  (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

5 awareness tips on stormwater pollution

April 12, 2021

Even the little things matter when it comes to keeping our water clean. Simple habits can make a difference, such as not pouring chemicals down the drain, not littering and cleaning up after pets.

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6 things everyone should know about vaping

April 12, 2021

While vaping can serve as an alternative to cigarette smoking, it still poses inherent risks, especially for young adults. If you choose to vape, here are six things you should know.

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5 tips to help you stand out in your job search

April 12, 2021

The job search process can be competitive. But there’s one thing that can help you stand out from the crowd: your personal brand. Here are some tips for establishing and promoting your personal brand.

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ProPublica’s Series on NYPD impunity wins 2021 Al Nakkula Award

April 12, 2021

ProPublica’s series The NYPD Files, a searing investigation into how the country’s largest police department maintains impunity from public oversight, is the winner of this year’s Al Nakkula Award for police reporting. The annual award is co-sponsored by The Denver Press Club and CU Boulder's College of Media, Communication and Information.

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10 things to do this week: Diamond painting, ‘E.T.’ movie, more

April 12, 2021

This week brings Program Council's Behind the Music with Dayglow, a networking workshop, a volunteer Buff meet-up, Startups2Students, free basketball at The Rec and more.

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