Each semester, the campus performs a test of the CU Boulder Alerts system to raise awareness of the platform and test the deployment of new notification methods. Elements of the rescheduled test at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 26, will include the final integration of the Alertus desktop notifications platform and testing of upgrades to the alerts.colorado.edu website.
The School of Education and Department of Ethnic Studies have partnered to offer a new program that will allow future teachers to earn a bachelor’s degree in ethnic studies and a master’s degree in education in five years. The new “4+1 Ethnic Studies and Education Concurrent Degree Program” (BA/MA) will begin admitting students in spring 2017.
This semester, the CWA Speaker Series will host two talks on the CU Boulder campus. The first will feature Daniel Traub, NYC-based filmmaker and photographer on Oct. 27. Then on Nov. 3, the CWA will host Vice President of Data Strategy for Twitter Chris Moody. Both events are free and open to students and the community.
This week, Oct. 24 to Oct. 30, is International Open Access Week, and the University Libraries and the Open Science Interest Group are co-hosting several events on campus. This year’s theme “Open in Action” is about taking concrete steps to open up research and scholarship to students, researchers and the general public.
CU Law School is hosting an event centered on electoral politics and reproductive justice on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. The evening will feature clips of the film 'Strong Sisters' and a panel of currently- and previously-elected officials to speak on these issues and their experiences as advocates.
The University of Colorado Boulder named Gregory Atkins as director of the Bursar’s Office, effective Oct. 10.
Course to take students through the creepy craft of horror writing
CU Boulder’s Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies will offer an advanced horror fiction writing course Jan. 3-27. Advanced Horror Fiction Writing is part of Winter Session, a new program offered by Continuing Education during CU Boulder’s 2017 winter break.
Oct. 28 is the last day to drop a class
Friday, Oct. 28 is the last day to drop a class in MyCUInfo for the fall 2016 semester. All dropped classes are assessed 100 percent of tuition and fees (no refund), and are listed as W grades on transcripts. See Drop a Class for more information.