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Startup Summer internship: Launch your entrepreneurial career

Dec. 29, 2016

Startup Summer is a 10-week paid internship program offered by the CU Boulder innovation hub, Silicon Flatirons Center, for students with a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation. Graduate students in computer science will also be considered.

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Italian alumna, lifelong learner experiences la dolce vita

Dec. 29, 2016

While Joyce Earickson's career focus has varied, her goals have remained constant: teaching, helping others and leading a meaningful life. "I think I’ve had to come to terms with wondering if everybody might have a wandering life like I’ve had . . . where they start out in something and then it morphs into something else and leads here and there."

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Become an advocate, get involved: Diverse Learners Week

Dec. 27, 2016

Diverse Learners Awareness Week, coming Feb. 20 through 24, can help you build the sensitivity and skills to become an effective advocate for diversity in learning. Nominate yourself now as an organizer, presenter, participant and more.

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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."

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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.

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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.”

Portrait of Robert Kaufman.

Kaufman named fifth visiting scholar in conservative thought

Dec. 21, 2016

Described as one of the leading critics of recent American foreign policy, Robert G. Kaufman has been named the 2017-18 Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy at CU Boulder.

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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!

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.

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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.