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9 wellness activities on campus for staff and faculty

Oct. 19, 2022

With Health and Wellness Services' transition to Strategic Resources and Support, check out some of the activities available, from Rec Center memberships to massage therapy, pharmacy pickups, trauma counseling and more.

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Newest research institute tackles mental health, wellness through integration of science, community

Oct. 18, 2022

CU Boulder’s newest institute—the Renée Crown Wellness Institute—celebrated its grand opening on University Hill with a joyful event highlighting the importance of the institute’s work: addressing the mental health crisis.

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CU Boulder finalizes Lactation Space Policy

Oct. 17, 2022

CU Boulder leadership members have given final approval to the campus’s new Lactation Space Policy, augmenting the university’s efforts to enhance gender equity and inclusivity and support individuals of all genders who are breastfeeding or chestfeeding children.

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Change to parental leave policy broadens employee eligibility

Oct. 17, 2022

A CU Boulder policy makes parental leave available to more employee groups immediately upon their start date at the university, rather than after a set window of time. The new policy is interim as the university continues to look for ways to enhance equity and wellness for staff.

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CU Boulder to participate in Colorado Free Application Days

Oct. 17, 2022

CU Boulder applicants will be able to apply to the university for free Oct. 18–20 as part of the statewide Colorado Free Application Days.

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Students, parents: Why no text alert for shooting on the Hill?

Oct. 13, 2022

CU Boulder community members are asking questions about the campus’s notification processes. Learn about CU Emergency Alerts, generally for on-campus incidents, CU Advisories, generally for off-campus incidents, and more.

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IDEA Council to hold public forum Oct. 27

Oct. 13, 2022

IDEA Council members plan to touch on IDEA Plan recommendations for supporting staff, faculty and other university employees. As evidenced by the results of the Campus Culture Survey, employees’ sense of belonging, retention and other experiences hinge on their relationships with supervisors.

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Immerse yourself in a sinister Shakespearean revenge story through Oct. 16

Oct. 7, 2022

Murderers, ghosts and dead monarchs—Shakespeare’s creepiest characters have sprung from his pages and trapped him in a prison cell while they run amok in this immersive campus performance. Get your ShakesFear tickets!

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CU Wizards series brings eye-widening talks, demos to enthusiasts of all ages

Oct. 7, 2022

Frankenstein, rocks from space, sink or swim, cumulus clouds, and the chemistry of cooking—these are just some of the science topics on tap for this semester's family-friendly CU Wizards series, led primarily by faculty.

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Research & Innovation Week to return Oct. 17–22

Oct. 4, 2022

Join the showcase featuring research, scholarship and creative work from across the campus and demonstrating the broad impact of CU Boulder's research and innovation enterprise. The annual event will return to its predominantly in-person format.

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