Since the health and safety of our campus communities is among our top priorities, we have determined to require that all University of Colorado students, faculty and staff receive a COVID-19 vaccine before the start of fall semester 2021.
Following the University of Colorado system-wide announcement that COVID-19 vaccination will be required of students, faculty and staff, CU Boulder is providing initial details and a timeline for the campus.
Through the spring semester, campus officials are providing weekly updates. In this issue: CU Boulder will require the COVID-19 vaccine; testing and Buff Pass completion will become optional on May 10; and more.
Venture Partners at CU Boulder has launched an accelerator to support the translation of CU-developed COVID-19 innovations into new businesses. Faculty, students and staff with COVID-19-related innovations are invited to apply—the deadline is May 21.
CU Boulder is collaborating with the Association of American Universities and others on a series raising awareness about the role of public research universities in times of significant global challenges. In CU Boulder's clip, an environmental engineering team is working with schools to improve air filtration.
A new study of mask compliance across 53 campuses, including CU Boulder, suggests that while there's some room for improvement, college students are listening to public health advice and wearing face coverings.
There is strong evidence that the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, is predominantly transmitted through the air, and therefore public health measures that fail to treat the virus as predominantly airborne leave people unprotected and allow the virus to spread.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, sophomore Sophie Woods and the Engineers Without Borders Puerto Rico team faced difficulties due to the inability to travel. They made the difficult decision to suspend the Puerto Rico project and began searching for creative opportunities to bring engineering solutions to under-resourced communities.
Commencement will be held at noon (MDT) on Thursday, May 6, via livestream. Join us as we recognize the many accomplishments of the class or 2021.