Elizabeth Koebele, a doctoral candidate in the Environmental Studies Program, was one of only 19 award winners from 535 applications for the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy grant. The environmentalist rubs elbows with ranchers and fly fishing companies, for example, adding a very social component to her research.
Journalist and intellectual Thomas Frank will give a talk on Monday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Math 100. Frank’s articles have appeared in Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Salon, The Guardian and Wall Street Journal.
Hosted by the Women’s Resource Center, Crafternoons offer students, faculty and staff an outlet for expressing their creativity and an opportunity to meet people, make connections, and express their imagination and creativity. There is no cost for the event, which is held three times per semester.
In an effort to provide a safer environment for fans and expedite entry into Folsom Field, the University of Colorado will be implementing a clear bag policy at CU football games beginning this season.
The campus will conduct a test of the CU Boulder Alerts system on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at noon to raise awareness of how the campus community will be notified in case of a campus emergency. The test will include text messages, emails, social media and website announcements. Annual testing of emergency notification systems is required by the Clery Act, a federal law.
Data collected by the city of Boulder's transportation division shows that nearly half of all collisions within the city occur at intersections, and that crosswalks are the most common locations for collisions between motor vehicles and bicyclists or pedestrians.
Emergency Management and OIT have partnered up to release Alertus, a client installed on computers that issues a pop-up alert when there is an emergency on campus. The notification is only released to those on the campus network, and is in addition to text message and email notifications.