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."

Young student dressed as feline superhero poses for photo

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.

A person uses a computer, and the text reads "Desire 2 Learn"

Request your Spring 2017 D2L courses now

Dec. 22, 2016

If you’re teaching a course in the spring and are planning to use D2L, now is great time to request your course. Requesting your course early will allow you to maximize the available time to develop your course. To request a course, instructors should log in to MyCUInfo and choose the Course Tools tab in Teaching Tools to "Request Desire2Learn Course."

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.

Student uses Kubi device to remotely interact in the classroom

OIT seeking remote students for Kubi pilot

Dec. 20, 2016

The Office of Information Technology is looking for distance students to participate in a pilot involving the use of a Kubi, a robotic neck that holds an iPad and allows a remote student to actively participate in a face-to-face class.

Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan stands next to red rickshaw

Revolutionizing the rickshaw

Dec. 20, 2016

CU Boulder alum and engineer Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan aims to revolutionize local transportation in India. In 2014, as a sophomore, she designed and developed a hybrid conversion kit for rickshaws that would benefit the environment and rickshaw drivers alike.

Professor Albert Bartlett holds up bicycle wheel in classroom

Physics professor's home designated as historic landmark

Dec. 20, 2016

Iconic physics professor Albert A. Bartlett helped preserve the city he called home, and now Boulder City Council has moved to preserve his longtime home. The house, built in 1917, has been designated as an historic landmark.