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9 things to do this weekend: Pop-up dog park, more

April 15, 2021

This weekend brings trivia night, sound bath yoga and meditation, DIY hand sanitizer, a session on redefining beauty, the CU Choirs spring concert and more.

Evan Thomas

Podcast: How to tackle global poverty

April 15, 2021

This week's Buff Innovator Insights podcast features Evan Thomas, who is working with partners around the world to expand access to safe water, sanitation, energy, food, shelter and infrastructure.

Sexual Assault Awareness Ribbon

Buffs supporting Buffs during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 14, 2021

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April, the Office of Victim Assistance has provided tips and information on how to support those impacted by sexual assault.

Clark Lindsay, left, and family

Alumnus harnesses blockchain for secure purchasing of personal protective equipment

April 14, 2021

A Forever Buff is using his technology background to help small and medium-size companies order personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health and Wellness Services staff members

3 tips for finding and scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

April 13, 2021

All individuals 16 and over are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado. Here are some tips for finding and scheduling a vaccine appointment.

Emily Nocito walking on rocks along the Ocean City shore

Doctoral candidate works to conserve high seas from landlocked Colorado

April 13, 2021

Colorado might be a long way from an ocean, but when Emily Nocito was looking for a college where she could study high seas conservation, she chose CU Boulder's environmental studies program.

person holding Juul vape

6 things everyone should know about vaping

April 12, 2021

While vaping can serve as an alternative to cigarette smoking, it still poses inherent risks, especially for young adults. If you choose to vape, here are six things you should know.

student studying inside

10 things to do this week: Diamond painting, ‘E.T.’ movie, more

April 12, 2021

This week brings Program Council's Behind the Music with Dayglow, a networking workshop, a volunteer Buff meet-up, Startups2Students, free basketball at The Rec and more.

A Zoom class set up by CU Boulder dance graduate students

Dance grad students keep kids moving with virtual classes

April 9, 2021

When local students began learning remotely because of COVID-19, graduate students in the Department of Theatre & Dance partnered with Boulder Valley School District to help keep kids with a range of learning needs moving and engaged.

Evan Kirk and Claire Meyer demonstrate how thermal testing for the PortaVax device is set up. (Photo submitted)

Engineering students invent device for delivering COVID-19 vaccines to rural areas

April 9, 2021

Meet PortaVax, a portable vaccine carrier that can keep up to 250 vaccine doses cold for several days using insulation and dry ice. Students are still testing the device and tweaking its design, but they say early results are promising.

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