students volunteering on campus

Take an Alternative Spring Break and give back to a community

Jan. 13, 2022

It’s a good idea to start planning how to spend spring break now. If you’re curious about volunteering, working for a cause, meeting new Buffs or just want to learn something new, consider being part of an Alternative Breaks trip.

Snowy buffalo statue on campus

Get ready for Student Philanthropy Month in February—deadline extended

Jan. 11, 2022

Join this program and raise money for a cause you care about with help from the Alumni Association and Herd Leadership Council. Apply by Jan. 21 and participate in the required training on Jan. 26. Fundraising begins in February.

Journey Leaders

Want to learn how to be a leader?

Jan. 10, 2022

Whether you’re looking to take on your first leadership role, connect with others on campus or add leadership skills to your résumé, check out some programs that can help you get there.

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Becoming a Buff: Checklist of must-do things on and around campus

Jan. 5, 2022

Starting at CU is really exciting, especially when there are many things to do on campus and in Boulder. To make it fun, we've made a list of things to do, places to visit and experiences to live to get to know your new home.

ENVD open house

Environmental Design hosts fall open house––a night of celebration, recognition

Dec. 22, 2021

Sounds of cheer and conversation filled Room 134, hallways and studios in the Environmental Design building last Friday, as the program opened to the public for a full-building exhibit, showcasing faculty and student work from the fall semester.

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Photos: Degrees conferred on fall class of 2021

Dec. 20, 2021

With proud family and friends looking on, CU Boulder's fall 2021 graduates celebrated their degree conferrals at college, school, department and program ceremonies across campus Dec. 16–17.

Mark Esper, former U.S. secretary of defense

Former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper speaks to students

Dec. 20, 2021

Mark Esper, former U.S. secretary of defense, shared insights from his life and career in a special webinar with CU Boulder aerospace engineering students.

Coors Events Center on the CU Boulder campus

CU Athletics toy drive continues Dec. 8–10

Dec. 7, 2021

The Athletic Department is hosting a holiday toy drive this month to benefit A Precious Child. CU will be collecting new toys, books and puzzles for distribution this holiday season.

campus community members on campus during fall

Campus administrators: Culture survey finishes strong

Dec. 6, 2021

Overall participation in the 2021 Campus Culture Survey was strong, and campus administrators called the initiative a success thanks to high participation rates among students, faculty, staff and collaboration across the campus.

students petting a therapy dog

10 things to do this week: Therapy dogs, rescheduled Homecoming concert, more

Dec. 6, 2021

This week brings events to keep you fueled for finals––craft and coloring nights, health and fitness sessions, the rescheduled Peach Tree Rascals concert, International Coffee Hour, “Malignant” film screening and more.