Meghan Dulsky receives scholarship

A&S scholarship recipients and donors celebrate together

Jan. 2, 2017

Thanks to longtime donor Ann Nichols, senior classics major Meghan Dulsky was awarded two scholarships to fund her upcoming study-abroad adventure. Dulsky was one of many students recognized at the scholarship celebration event, where students shared achievements with donors and staff.

Italian flag flies in clear blue sky

Italian alumna, lifelong learner experiences la dolce vita

Dec. 29, 2016

While Joyce Earickson's career focus has varied, her goals have remained constant: teaching, helping others and leading a meaningful life. "I think I’ve had to come to terms with wondering if everybody might have a wandering life like I’ve had . . . where they start out in something and then it morphs into something else and leads here and there."

A student listens to his laptop in a noisy coffeeshop setting

Become an advocate, get involved: Diverse Learners Week

Dec. 27, 2016

Diverse Learners Awareness Week, coming Feb. 20 through 24, can help you build the sensitivity and skills to become an effective advocate for diversity in learning. Nominate yourself now as an organizer, presenter, participant and more.

The Colorado Combined Campaign | State Employees giving, caring, sharing.

Give a little, help a lot through the CCC

Dec. 27, 2016

This time of year can be tough, with many calls for end-of-year giving that can seem like a stretch when your holiday budget is already tight. While we may not be able to make a gift right now, many of us do wish to support the agencies that make Colorado a better place for all. Consider making a giving plan for 2017 by participating in the annual Colorado Combined Campaign, an easy way to make payroll deduction gifts to more than 700 agencies right here in Colorado.

Michael Huseby stands in front of Barnes & Noble Education storefront

Book smarts: CU alum on the importance of education

Dec. 27, 2016

For CU alumnus Michael P. Huseby, it’s always about education. "I came to Barnes & Noble because of the opportunity to improve our country’s higher education system . . . I wanted to do something that I could really feel good about in terms of making a contribution."

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Elementary after-school club evokes the superheroes within

Dec. 22, 2016

You don’t need a costume and you don’t need special powers to have an impact on children and inspire change in the world around you. El Pueblo Innovation Club (EPIC) is an after-school club for elementary school students that serves as a critical space to interpret and re-imagine roles as learners and teachers, in partnership with CU Boulder School of Education students.

Student Employment Office

Nominations sought for Student Employee of the Year

Dec. 22, 2016

The Student Employment Office is accepting nominations for Student Employee of the Year. Work-study, hourly and salaried student employees are eligible. First place will receive Buff Gear donated by the CU Bookstore and will be nominated for the Western Association of Student Employment Administrators Award.

Street market sells locally-grown produce

Thinking globally, eating locally: A food-literacy project

Dec. 22, 2016

In the past decade, thanks to an overwhelming scientific consensus that global temperatures are rising, “eating local” has become a way for average citizens to make a difference. And thanks to a $24,000 CU Boulder Outreach Award, a group of faculty and students will reach even farther into the community to increase “food literacy.”

"Donate here" Food for Fines sign sits next to donated food items

Food for Fines was a Thanksgiving success

Dec. 21, 2016

Parking Services extends thanks to all who supported the Food for Fines event prior to Thanksgiving. With 207 parking citations forgiven and 1,784 items donated, the community food drive was a win-win for everyone involved!

Senior Vice Chancellor and CFO Kelly Fox

From the SVC: Thank you for the work you're doing

Dec. 20, 2016

It takes a lot of year-round work to make the university run, and while our halls may be quieter and the parking lots a bit emptier, our work at CU Boulder certainly doesn’t go away when we’re not in full academic session.