A fishing bobber with the words "Don't Bite"

Holidays are open phishing season

Dec. 14, 2016

Our campus is constantly under attack by a barrage of attempts to steal personal information, often referred to as phishing. Often these attacks come during holidays when campus IT support is unavailable or has reduced hours. Even when you can’t contact the IT Service Center, there are still clues to help you figure out if an e-mail is legitimate or a phishing attempt.

Chancellor DiStefano

Campus conversation regarding Yiannopoulos visit continues, evolves

Dec. 14, 2016

Earlier today, senior campus leadership received a letter from more than 200 faculty members and a petition signed by more than 200 graduate students. The documents asked the administration to lend their support to events proposed as alternatives to the Milo Yiannopoulos talk on Jan. 25. Chancellor DiStefano met with faculty and graduate student representatives to hear their concerns, and provided preliminary responses via letter to both groups.

SEEC building

Engaged Scientist Series lecture and workshop is Jan. 19

Dec. 14, 2016

The next Engaged Scientist Series lecture and workshop, open to graduate students and post-doctoral researchers, will focus on "Uses and Practices of Community Dialogue in Geosciences and Environmental Sciences."

2015-16 Faculty Fellow Beth Osnes, right, is an associate professor and director of graduate studies in theatre.

CU Engage now accepting applications for faculty fellows

Dec. 14, 2016

CU Engage is accepting applications for Faculty Fellows in Community-Based Learning, which will provide $4,000 grants to each faculty fellow. The program provides resources and support for faculty to expand, deepen and institutionalize community-based learning at CU.

The Rec CU Boulder

Two free weeks at The Rec for faculty and staff

Dec. 14, 2016

From Sunday, Dec. 18, to Saturday, Dec. 31, all CU Boulder faculty and staff with a valid Buff OneCard will receive free entry to the Recreation Center, including free bouldering, ice skating and fitness classes.

taking an FCQ

FCQ Redesign Project completes first pilot

Dec. 13, 2016

This November, the campus announced a collaborative, university-wide initiative to redesign the faculty course questionnaire (FCQ) instrument and process. This fall semester, the university successfully administered the first of two planned pilots at the Boulder, Denver and UCCS campuses.

Colorado Combined Campaign: State employees giving, caring, sharing

Love to give where you live? Plan your 2017 giving with the CCC.

Dec. 13, 2016

Love to make an impact on your community, and give where you live? The Colorado Combined Campaign provides all state employees with a once-a-year charitable solicitation that is diverse, fairly-managed and efficient. The CCC website even provides a listing of charities by region, so you can keep your dollars close to home.

cows grazing near samaipata, bolivia

Local government engagement, decentralized policies can help reduce deforestation

Dec. 12, 2016

Empowering local governments with forestry decisions can help combat deforestation, but is most effective when local users are actively engaging with their representatives, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder-led study.

Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives William Kuskin

VP/AVC Kuskin on mapping CU Boulder's international terrain

Dec. 12, 2016

Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives William Kuskin, in conjunction with the chancellor’s and provost’s offices, announces three new international education initiatives with a goal of better understanding CU Boulder's international standing.

Provost Russell Moore

From the Provost: Reflecting on the fall semester

Dec. 12, 2016

I would like to take my final column of the semester as an opportunity to celebrate CU's accomplishments with just a few examples of the way CU Boulder is impacting humanity, developing tomorrow’s leaders and establishing CU Boulder as the innovation university.