Late summer and early fall are common times of year for bears to eagerly look for food as they prepare for winter hibernation. As such, bears are sporadically seen in the Boulder foothills and, on rare occasion, campus.
As a college student, you could find yourself in a situation that you're not sure how to handle. If you're concerned about the health and safety of a fellow Buff, calling for help is always the right thing to do.
Officials on Wednesday were trying to learn more information and possibly offer medical treatment to a woman who encountered a rabid bat on campus. The woman was located. Learn more about rabies exposure and prevention.