Ann Schmiesing

Academic excellence and student climate shape fall 2016 Graduate School initiatives

Oct. 12, 2016

On behalf of my colleagues in the Graduate School, I am delighted to present an update on CU Boulder graduate education and an introduction to fall 2016 Graduate School initiatives.

Chancellor DiStefano

State of the Campus to offer insight into Flagship 2030's progress

Oct. 11, 2016

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 8 a.m. in the Glenn Miller Ballroom, Chancellor DiStefano will offer his eighth State of the Campus address to faculty, staff, students and the CU Boulder community. The Chancellor will address the evolution of the campus’ Flagship 2030 vision and strategy and how that relates to his top three priorities. He will also discuss key successes and challenges the campus faces.

Julie Louise Gerberding, M.D

Former CDC director to address 'microbial terrorists' from Anthrax to Zika

Oct. 11, 2016

On Oct. 18, the BioFrontiers Institute will honor Julie Louise Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., with the 2016 Charlie Butcher Award. Dr. Gerberding was the first woman to be appointed Director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). She will give a free talk “Fighting microbial terrorists: From Anthrax to Zika” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18.

Sanyu A. Mojola

Honors Program Distinguished Lecture Series

Oct. 10, 2016

How do modern women in developing countries experience sexuality and love? Speaking from a unique outsider-insider perspective, Sanyu A. Mojola will show how the entanglement of love, money, and the transformation of girls into "consuming women" lies at the heart of women’s coming-of-age and health crises. Thursday, Oct. 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Sundial at Norlin Library

Library survey helps improve services

Oct. 10, 2016

You Asked. We Listened. The University Libraries would like to thank the hundreds of students and faculty who filled out our recent user survey. We’d like to share what we learned. We made several changes in response the last survey, three years ago, and this year’s results showed big improvements. This year’s survey demonstrated some consistent themes about where we’re succeeding and where we need to improve.

View from the Mountain Research Station

Winter, Wilderness and Climate

Oct. 9, 2016

In partnership with the Getches-Wilkinson Center, join The Wilderness Society and Protect Our Winters for an interactive presentation about energy development and climate impacts on our public lands. Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 5:30 p.m.

Pieces of wood read: Career, family, life, hope

Explore positive family interactions through FSAP's parenting workshop

Oct. 7, 2016

Join the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program as they explore the approaches that are most likely to increase positive interactions and strong emotional connections in their family system.

Pink Life Saver Mammography bus

Pink Life Saver Mobile Mammography Bus visits on third Thursdays

Oct. 7, 2016

The Pink Life Saver, a mobile mammography program of University of Colorado Hospital, will be on the east campus (south of the ARCE building) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 20.

Mary Kraus

Undergraduate experience motivates OUE changes

Oct. 7, 2016

The Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE) has seen many changes over the past six months, all designed around a collaborative approach to improving the undergraduate experience.

a researcher pours a liquid solution into a beaker

Turning brewery wastewater into battery power

Oct. 7, 2016

CU Boulder engineers have developed an innovative bio-manufacturing process that uses a fungus in brewery wastewater to create the carbon-based materials needed to make energy storage cells.

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