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Free anti-racism course opens door to 'some very difficult questions'

Aug. 7, 2020

CU Boulder Today recently spoke with Shawn O’Neal, a doctoral candidate in ethnic studies, to learn more about Anti-Racism I, the first of three new Coursera courses he has developed with Jennifer Ho, professor of ethnic studies and director of the Center for Humanities and the Arts.

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Check out Canvas enhancements and get tips

Aug. 5, 2020

Want to make Canvas’s SpeedGrader even faster? Want to count your students' discussion posts? The Office of Information Technology has the latest overview and tips on Canvas enhancements.

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Students mobilize to fight racism, demand change

Aug. 5, 2020

A petition created by two CU Boulder students seeks to make Black, Indigenous and other people of color feel safe, heard and valued.

Colorado lacrosse goalie Julia Lisella

All-American goalie reflects on 5 years between the pipes

Aug. 3, 2020

Captain Julia Lisella (SLHSci’20) of Littleton, Colorado, played with every class in CU women’s lacrosse history. Julia has anchored multiple top-25 seasons for the Buffs, and some of her best saves have come with her eyes closed.

ATLAS graduate student Fiona Bell

ATLAS graduate student assists Accenture Labs with development of self-cleaning textiles

July 31, 2020

Imagine a textile that cleans itself, killing viruses and bacteria and dissolving flecks of embedded organic material. Such a fabric could transform the safety of seating in planes, buses and other public spaces—a particularly appealing prospect in current times.

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When good sleep goes bad, Sleepio can help you get better shuteye

July 31, 2020

CU Health Plan members enrolled in an Anthem plan can learn cognitive and behavioral techniques to get to sleep, stay asleep and wake up feeling refreshed.

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Just for grad students: 2 workshops to inspire your writing

July 30, 2020

Upcoming events of particular interest to graduate students include a creative writing and academic jargon workshop and the August writing retreat. Get details.

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Astronaut alum Vance Brand marks 45 years since Cold War thaw in space

July 28, 2020

Brand (Bus’53, Aero’60) made history when he and his Apollo crew members met with Soviet cosmonauts in space in 1975, only to narrowly survive a near-fatal landing back on Earth.

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Keep your employee benefits up to date through all stages of life

July 27, 2020

Don’t forget to review and update your employee benefits when you experience a qualifying life change outside of open enrollment.

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How to reduce waste at home

July 22, 2020

Our habits have changed now that we are spending more time at home, and there are things we can do to reduce, reuse and recycle now. Here are some tips for saving money and resources at home.