A Protect Our Herd–face covering required sign at the entrance of Farrand Field

COVID-19 campus update: Jan. 27 issue

Jan. 27, 2022

Reminders and answers to questions about updated mask recommendations, how to file for a booster exemption, what to do if you receive a positive diagnosis, vaccine data on the dashboard—learn more in this week’s update.

Snow on the CU Boulder campus

Before the next storm: What you need to know about delayed starts, closures, new campus protocols

Jan. 26, 2022

Be prepared for the next storm. CU Boulder adopted a new closure policy in December, clarifying how campus functions during extreme weather or other emergencies.

Children play at a light table for part of a sleep study

Even minor exposure to light before bedtime may disrupt a preschooler’s sleep

Jan. 25, 2022

A new study shows when preschoolers are exposed to even dim light in the hour before bedtime it can significantly lower levels of the sleep-promoting hormone melatonin, potentially disrupting sleep. The research serves as a reminder to parents to turn off electronics and dim the lights to promote healthy sleep in children.

Snowy campus

Outreach opportunities abound

Jan. 25, 2022

February may be the middle of winter, but there will be no lack of new opportunities springing forth from the Office for Outreach and Engagement. And there’s something for everyone: faculty and staff members, graduate and undergraduate students.

Volunteers collecting donating bikes for fire victims

CU cycling community rallies to support Marshall Fire victims

Jan. 25, 2022

After learning that Louisville Cyclery is helping victims of the Marshall Fire by collecting and restoring donated bikes, CU Boulder staffers Brandon Smith and Clark Rider recognized an opportunity to help. The community has come together and donated many high-quality bikes to the cause.

A cyclist braves the snow and ice after a snowstorm on the quad. (Photo by  Patrick Campbell/University of Colorado)

Employees: Pick up breakfast on your way in Jan. 24

Jan. 21, 2022

Staff Council and the Office of Chief Operating Officer Patrick O'Rourke want to recognize employees as the in-person mode kicks off for the semester. Grab a bite on your way in on Monday!

Monica Morrell, COVID Response Team Site Lead,  prepares a test kit for community members at the new mobile COVID-19 monitoring test site, located at Pleasant street and Broadway.   Photo by  Patrick Campbell/University of Colorado)

CU Boulder distributing N95, KN95 masks to students, faculty, staff

Jan. 20, 2022

To help protect individuals from the current COVID-19 surge, public health officials strongly recommend upgraded masks, including the N95 and KN95 styles, which CU Boulder is making available for pick-up by students, faculty and staff beginning Jan. 21.

A Protect Our Herd–face covering required sign at the entrance of Farrand Field

COVID-19 campus updates: Jan. 20 issue

Jan. 20, 2022

With in-person instruction resuming Jan. 24, learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine booster requirement; updated mask recommendations and distribution; and how to stay in compliance with state, federal, contractor or business requirements when working at a different location.

A stone column engraved with a CU symbol.

From the Provost and the Chief Operating Officer: CU Boulder implements Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

Jan. 20, 2022

Campus officials have worked to implement the state's equal pay act to address gender pay inequities, increase transparency and protect employees from pay discrimination.

Nominees and nominators celebrate at Women Who Make a Difference event in December 2021

Celebrating 21 years of women who make a difference

Jan. 18, 2022

Nearly two dozen women were honored recently through the Center for Inclusion and Social Change’s Women Who Make a Difference program for having a positive impact at CU Boulder.