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Multiple diagnoses are the norm with mental illness; new genetic study explains why

May 10, 2022

A new genetic analysis, using data from hundreds of thousands of people, sheds light on why more than half of people diagnosed with one psychiatric disorder will be diagnosed with a second or third in their lifetime.

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Crisis response teams to train at Folsom Field May 11–13

May 6, 2022

Maymester students, faculty, staff and visitors may hear gunfire as part of a training on crisis response for local, regional and national teams at Folsom Field. In this event, there's is no cause for concern.

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Photos: Celebrating Commencement 2022

May 6, 2022

There was no shortage of glee, pride and nostalgia as thousands of people gathered to celebrate the CU Boulder Class of 2022. The commencement ceremony included the traditional procession from Norlin Quad, a variety of speakers and recognitions, and beaming graduates and families.

'Abortion is a right' sign at a rally in Pittsburgh

How the end of Roe v. Wade could shape women’s futures

May 5, 2022

In the wake of this week's leak about a private Supreme Court vote to strike down Roe v. Wade, CU Boulder sociologist Amanda Stevenson discusses how such a ruling could impact women's mortality and the way they live their lives.

Anti-abortion protesters use bullhorns to counter abortion rights advocates outside the Supreme Court on May 3, 2022

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, there’s no guarantee people can get abortions in liberal states

May 5, 2022

Twenty-five states aren’t expected to ban abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. But limits on abortion in these places, too, make them uncertain refuges for people seeking abortions elsewhere. CU experts share on The Conversation.

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Common curriculum committee wraps up forums, invites further input

May 5, 2022

The Common Curriculum Planning Committee worked throughout this academic year to develop a draft of the common curriculum’s learning objectives and outcomes. Comments on the draft proposal will be accepted throughout the summer and may be submitted via email.

Professor Celeste Montoya

May 14: Presente! Latina legislative leadership in the Colorado General Assembly

May 4, 2022

During this CU on the Weekend lecture, Professor Celeste Montoya will discuss her research on increasing Latina legislative leadership in the Colorado General Assembly from 1970 to 2020.

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University announces working group on faculty salary procedures

May 4, 2022

Provost Russell Moore and Boulder Faculty Assembly Chair Tiffany Beechy today announced the formation of the Faculty Salary Procedures Working Group.

A woman cries while kneeling in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on May 2

What’s at stake as Supreme Court appears intent on overturning Roe v. Wade

May 3, 2022

A draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito suggests a majority of the court may overturn the landmark 1973 ruling that guaranteed the constitutional right to abortion in the U.S. Here are three essential reads on The Conversation.

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Maximize your perks and programs this summer

May 3, 2022

Professional development, wellness opportunities and perks to take advantage of are a few ways to maximize your summer at CU Boulder. Check out the options through this Human Resources guide.