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Give a little, help a lot through the CCC

Dec. 27, 2016

This time of year can be tough, with many calls for end-of-year giving that can seem like a stretch when your holiday budget is already tight. While we may not be able to make a gift right now, many of us do wish to support the agencies that make Colorado a better place for all. Consider making a giving plan for 2017 by participating in the annual Colorado Combined Campaign, an easy way to make payroll deduction gifts to more than 700 agencies right here in Colorado.

Student Employment Office

Nominations sought for Student Employee of the Year

Dec. 22, 2016

The Student Employment Office is accepting nominations for Student Employee of the Year. Work-study, hourly and salaried student employees are eligible. First place will receive Buff Gear donated by the CU Bookstore and will be nominated for the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators Award.

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Request your Spring 2017 D2L courses now

Dec. 22, 2016

If you’re teaching a course in the spring and are planning to use D2L, now is great time to request your course. Requesting your course early will allow you to maximize the available time to develop your course. To request a course, instructors should log in to MyCUInfo and choose the Course Tools tab in Teaching Tools to "Request Desire2Learn Course."

Student uses Kubi device to remotely interact in the classroom

OIT seeking remote students for Kubi pilot

Dec. 20, 2016

The Office of Information Technology is looking for distance students to participate in a pilot involving the use of a Kubi, a robotic neck that holds an iPad and allows a remote student to actively participate in a face-to-face class.

Orange traffic cone

Construction update: New CASE building atop Euclid Autopark delayed

Dec. 20, 2016

The reopening of Euclid AutoPark, originally scheduled for Jan. 17, 2017, will be delayed into March. Parking for campus guests is still available in the lot across the street from Euclid Avenue.

Mary Coyle Chase's Pulitzer-prize winning drama "Harvey"

Origins: CU and the Pulitzer

Dec. 16, 2016

CU alumni, faculty and affiliates have been winning Pulitzer prizes for at least 71 years. The tradition appears to have started in 1945, when Denver native Mary Coyle Chase won the drama prize for "Harvey," a comic play about a genial alcoholic and his six-foot-plus rabbit.

Hallway of archived documents | CC photo by The National Archives UK, 2011

Learn more about university records retention and disposal policies

Dec. 15, 2016

Universities are required by state and federal laws to retain and then dispose of their records according to specific standards. Each department is responsible for submitting its log of destroyed records to the Campus Controller's Office for an annual report to the state archivist.


Download D2L course materials by Jan. 5

Dec. 15, 2016

Students lose access to Desire2Learn (D2L) courses just three weeks after the conclusion of each semester. If there are any course materials you wish to keep, you have until the end of Thursday, Jan. 5, to download via D2L.

Women types on laptop

Teachers wanted to pilot new in-video quiz tool

Dec. 15, 2016

The Office of Information Technology is piloting PlayPosit, a tool that allows users to add quiz questions to video content and monitor student engagement with the lesson. This in-video quiz can be accessed from within Desire2Learn.

A fishing bobber with the words "Don't Bite"

Holidays are open phishing season

Dec. 14, 2016

Our campus is constantly under attack by a barrage of attempts to steal personal information, often referred to as phishing. Often these attacks come during holidays when campus IT support is unavailable or has reduced hours. Even when you can’t contact the IT Service Center, there are still clues to help you figure out if an e-mail is legitimate or a phishing attempt.