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Test of CU Boulder alert system set for Dec. 5: What to know

Dec. 1, 2023

Campus officials will conduct an alerts test at midday on Dec. 5. The test involves checking the university’s systems for sending text messages, emails, social media posts, computer desktop alerts and website announcements in the event of emergencies. Learn more about CU alerts.

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Elevate your lunch break: Go to a women’s basketball game Dec. 5

Dec. 1, 2023

Catch the No. 7-ranked CU women’s basketball team for a lunch-time showdown beginning at 11 a.m., Dec. 5, against the University of Texas at Arlington. Students get in for free, and all other tickets are just $5.

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Help celebrate Coach Prime’s award Dec. 6

Dec. 1, 2023

The public is invited to the CU Events Center to watch Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders accept his recently announced Sportsperson of the Year award by Sports Illustrated. The free event will include giveaways, popcorn, a docuseries screening and more.

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d’Andre Willis named assistant vice chancellor for planning and design

Nov. 30, 2023

Vice Chancellor for Infrastructure and Sustainability Chris Ewing has named d’Andre Willis as assistant vice chancellor for planning and design. Willis will continue to serve as campus architect, as well, a position she was appointed to in 2021.

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Joy and meaning: A talk on happiness Dec. 14

Nov. 30, 2023

Most people value happiness but often treat it as a material pursuit. Learn that happiness doesn't have an on-and-off switch. Join this workshop talking about happiness. Consider how cultural context shapes our perceptions and take away evidence-based tools.

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Wellness workshops: Plan what you’d like to attend next semester

Nov. 28, 2023

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program is offering free wellness workshops and groups for the spring semester—covering everything from healthy eating and sleeping to retirement basics and more. Check out and plan to take advantage of the learning opportunities.

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BVSD parents, students: Community safety event Nov. 29

Nov. 22, 2023

Partnering with CU Boulder’s Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, an upcoming Boulder Valley School District event in Lafayette, Colorado, will involve research expertise, sharing warning signs for violence, strategies for being an upstander and more.

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Whole student-athlete experience, including mental health, topic of Dec. 5 talk

Nov. 21, 2023

All faculty and staff are invited to attend this faculty assembly-hosted presentation by Theresa Hernández, who will discuss the CU Athletics state-of-the-art program designed to address mental health through a focus on wellness and more.

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Lunchtime skill-builder: The power of micro-affirmations Nov. 28

Nov. 16, 2023

Helping employees feel valued is one of leadership’s many challenges. And what exactly does it mean to value an individual? Micro-affirmations can be a great place to start. Join the Ombuds Office and Bina Patel; learn tips to start effectively valuing staffers.

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4 ways to practice self-care over fall break

Nov. 16, 2023

Fall break can serve as a time to recharge, catch up or prepare for the upcoming busy season. Here are some self-care tips that can help you reset over break.