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Six ways to survive and thrive in a group project

Jan. 28, 2016

Chances are you’ll have to do group projects at some point in your classes, but there’s no need to dread them. They can actually be a great way to network, find your strengths and get helpful feedback. Check out some strategies for making the most of the assignment and dealing with conflicts that arise in this month’s issue of Student Health 101 online magazine.

CU-Boulder students learning the basics of cooking

Learn to cook with Ralphie's Cooking Basics

Jan. 22, 2016

Every Thursday this sprin g, CU-Boulder students can learn the basics of cooking f or free . On Jan. 14, the chicken parmesan recipe had everyone drooling .

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Can’t say no? Eight ways to take back your time

Jan. 22, 2016

We’re all guilty of saying “yes” to favors, friends and nights out even when we don’t have the time. But what about when it means losing sleep and stressing out? In this month’s issue of Student Health 101 online magazine we’ve got eight new strategies for every situation—whether it’s telling a boss, parents or roommates that you can’t take on anything else this week.

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.

From the VC for Student Affairs: Resources, thoughts on this past weekend's tragic event

Dec. 14, 2015

I’m sharing the unfortunate news that this weekend we were notified of the death of a valued member of our CU-Boulder community, psychology graduate student Sean Hudson. We are shocked and heartbroken by this tragic incident and our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues.

 Therapy dog

A 'paws' in studying for finals at CU-Boulder

Dec. 7, 2015

In late November and early December, CU-Boulder University Libraries and Colorado Law gave students a unique way to de-stress before finals: Pet a therapy dog. Bark Buddies and Paws to Refresh provided registered therapy dogs to spend time with students in six of the university’s libraries.

 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.

 Student looking at her laptop

Mind your mind: The procrastination problem

Nov. 20, 2015

Whether it’s studying for a bio exam or finishing a paper, procrastination can stop anyone in their tracks. But does it have to keep you down? Dr. Koru, a mindfulness expert, says there are several things you can do in just a few minutes that have the potential to turn it all around: timed working, for example, and changing your environment can have a huge impact. For more tips, check out this month’s issue of Student Health 101 .

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