How to Help a Friend: Healthy relationships

Feb. 16, 2016

The relationships we have with the people around us can have a huge impact on our day-to-day life. Some days your relationships may act as your life raft, while others they may be the source of the leak in your boat. Wondering if a friend is struggling with an unhealthy relationship? Check this month’s How to Help a Friend spotlight provided by Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) for tips and more information.Read more »
 Valerie Simons

Campus Q&A: Valerie Simons discusses sexual misconduct survey results

Feb. 9, 2016

On Tuesday, Feb. 9, the University of Colorado Boulder released the Phase I results of the Fall 2015 sexual misconduct survey. CU-Boulder Today sat down with Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Compliance and Title IX Coordinator, Valerie Simons, and asked some key questions for our campus audience.Read more »
 Rick George and Frances Draper

Concerts returning to Folsom Field this summer with Dead & Company

Feb. 7, 2016

This morning, AEG Live announced that Dead & Company (three of the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, touring with John Mayer and others) will play two shows at Folsom Field on July 2 and 3.Read more »

UMC to open all-gender restroom

Feb. 1, 2016

The first multi-stall, all-gender restroom in the University Memorial Center will open in February. Located in the UMC’s second floor northwest wing, the all gender restroom was first proposed by the UMC Board, a branch of CU Student Government and the governing board of the UMC, in 2011.Read more »

Annual DEPA reporting period begins today

Jan. 15, 2016

As the new year begins, university personnel are reminded to complete a Disclosure of External Professional Activities (DEPA) in order to meet conflicts of interest disclosure requirements. A 2016 DEPA is required of all faculty and other designated groups. In general, those other groups include all research personnel, staff who support department compliance reporting processes, and students engaged in research (i.e. all personnel responsible for the design, conduct, or reporting of research).Read more »

Safety matters: Campus policies regarding hoverboards

Jan. 4, 2016

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recently initiated an investigation into the fire risks associated with hoverboards. In light of numerous fires associated with hoverboards and the actions being taken by major retailers and airlines, hoverboards are not permitted in CU-Boulder residence halls or Graduate and Family Housing. The new policy took effect on Jan. 1.Read more »
Students engaged in learning

Be engaged/Be resourceful

Dec. 21, 2015

Being a Buff means getting out in the world and learning through experience. At CU-Boulder, we encourage you to enhance your academic experience and be engaged. CU-Boulder also has a number of programs and offices in place to help support you.Read more »
Melissa Zak

From the Police Chief: Why we are removing the campus ‘blue light’ phones

Dec. 14, 2015

In the coming weeks, the campus will be removing the remaining emergency “blue light” phones. Over the past year, they have been systematically removed and the final phase is under way. We have not received a legitimate emergency call from these phones in several years.Read more »

A statement from University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

Dec. 12, 2015

Earlier this morning, a CU undergraduate student was arrested as a suspect in the stabbing death of a fellow student following an earlier altercation off campus. Boulder Police are investigating the crime and I urge anyone with any information to assist them. On behalf of the entire CU-Boulder community, I want to express my condolences to the family and friends of the victim of this senseless act of violence. I also call on our entire campus community to reject violence – unilaterally – as a way of resolving disputes.Read more »
 Lisa Severy

From the Dean of Students: Take care of yourself and look out for each other

Dec. 2, 2015

As the semester winds down and we look forward to Winter Commencement, it is a good time to reflect on what has been a wild semester here at CU-Boulder. From everyday stresses to global events arriving on our doorstep, we know that many people in our community have been impacted by crisis and trauma. Please take care of yourself in this push to the end of the semester and finals – get some sleep, eat well, exercise and drink plenty of water – and, if you need additional support, please contact one of our many campus resources to get the help you need.Read more »

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