Elizabeth Koebele stands in her winter coat with the Arkansas River in the background.

Why this environmentalist won a coveted prize for social policy

Sept. 29, 2016

Elizabeth Koebele, a doctoral candidate in the Environmental Studies Program, was one of only 19 award winners from 535 applications for the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy grant. The environmentalist rubs elbows with ranchers and fly fishing companies, for example, adding a very social component to her research.

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Fall 2016 CU Boulder Alerts test is Oct. 5

Sept. 29, 2016

The campus will conduct a test of the CU Boulder Alerts system on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at noon to raise awareness of how the campus community will be notified in case of a campus emergency. The test will include text messages, emails, social media and website announcements. Annual testing of emergency notification systems is required by the Clery Act, a federal law.

Thomas Frank

What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?

Sept. 29, 2016

Journalist and intellectual Thomas Frank will give a talk on Monday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Math 100. Frank’s articles have appeared in Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Salon, The Guardian and Wall Street Journal.

Artist rendering of the GOES-R satellite

GOES-R: Space Weather Forecasting for the 21st Century

Sept. 28, 2016

In the Oct. 5 LASP public lecture, LASP scientist Frank Eparvier will give an overview of space weather, how it affects everything from GPS to satellite navigation and power grids, and the exciting capabilities for real-time space weather monitoring onboard the new series of NOAA GOES-R satellites. The first satellite in this series, with the LASP-built EXIS on-board, is slated to launch on Nov. 4.

Detail of campus parking map, showing Folsom Field

Football season parking changes for permit holders

Sept. 28, 2016

Parking and Transportation Services introduced parking changes for CU Boulder permit holders for the 2016 CU Boulder Football season. Click through for details on how this may affect you on gameday.

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Employee onboarding manager briefings continue in October

Sept. 28, 2016

This past month more than 150 managers, supervisors and HR liaisons have attended a 45-minute, in-person briefing where Human Resources-Organizational and Employee Development presented an overview of a new, comprehensive year-long onboarding program for new employees.

Old Main against the backdrop of the Flatirons

This Friday is the nomination deadline for Employee of the Year

Sept. 28, 2016

Nominations for the Chancellor's Employee of the Year Award are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. The award includes a prize of $1,500 and a commemorative gift. The 2016 award will be presented at a private reception in December.

International Space Station

BioServe Space Technologies: CU Boulder's presence on the International Space Station

Sept. 28, 2016

If you gaze at the night sky from Earth in just the right place, you will see the International Space Station (ISS), a bright speck of light hurtling through space at 5 miles per second as it orbits 220 miles above the planet. And if you were an astronaut floating around inside the station, you would see high-tech hardware and experiments designed and built at CU Boulder.

TIPS certified

Alcohol Service on Campus Policy classes to be offered

Sept. 28, 2016

The CU Boulder campus alcohol agent will host several "TIPS" server classes and "Alcohol Service on Campus Policy" classes throughout the school year, to ensure compliance when serving alcohol at events on campus.

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One-on-one financial sessions for employees

Sept. 27, 2016

CU employees are eligible to meet with financial professionals for free from the university’s retirement plan service provider.

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