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Professor aims to comfort, protect students in aftermath of Club Q

Feb. 21, 2023

Kristie Soares, assistant professor of women and gender studies and co-director of the LGBTQ Certificate Program, outlines resources, safe spaces and people’s varying experience of grief.

Tie-dying event for transfer Buffs

Student helps fellow Transfer Buffs make friends, get involved

Aug. 30, 2022

CU Boulder can feel like a big place with a lot going on, and it can be challenging to figure out what to do outside of class or how to meet friends—especially as a transfer student. After a lonely first year, senior Nicola Wheeler now works as a peer mentor to help Transfer Buffs find community on campus.

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Slay the Runway: Fashion workshop celebrates, empowers LGBTQ+ youth

July 8, 2022

Slay the Runway is a workshop in fashion design, performance and sewing, aimed at creating safe spaces for LGBTQ+ teens to express themselves. Watch this year’s participants create and perform their own inspired looks, while program co-founder Steven Frost discusses how the workshop celebrates and empowers our local LGBTQ+ communities.

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Despite pandemic, students open doors

June 24, 2022

While the COVID-19 pandemic has been restrictive and isolating, students have sought stronger, inclusive communities and used creative means to generate understanding and connection with others in need. Here are three students who strive to make their communities stronger.

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CU museum program encourages student workers to be purposeful changemakers

March 31, 2022

As inherent learning environments and places for young adults to embark on professional pathways, universities have special opportunities to help today’s young adults cultivate skills that can help positively impact the world.

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Buff to Buff: Tales of finding community on campus

Feb. 25, 2022

Three current Buffs share their stories—the obstacles they faced, the experiences they had, the lessons they learned and the benefits of getting involved and finding community on campus.

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Student organizers discuss inclusive hackathon designed to promote diversity

March 17, 2021

Women and others traditionally underrepresented in hackathons are encouraged to join T9Hacks, March 19–21. This year's student organizers share what they've got planned to promote interest in creative technologies, coding, design and making.

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Graduate liaisons offer bridge between students and the Graduate School

Jan. 12, 2021

Six graduate liaisons serve as primary contacts to peers in their representative areas—sharing information about events and initiatives, supporting cross-disciplinary connections, brainstorming program ideas and services, and more.

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Neuroscience Club is all about the brain

March 11, 2020

The CU Neuroscience Club provides resources for students to connect with peers, professors and professionals who are passionate about brain research.

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Dissertation writing tailored to personality and values

Oct. 16, 2019

Leslie Blood has developed accountability seminars to help graduate students feel more grounded as they transition from structured classroom work and research to writing a dissertation.