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Police departments increase presence, surveillance on the Hill

Oct. 20, 2022

Public safety officials are taking a targeted approach to reducing crime on University Hill, adding a remote camera, more uniformed police on the streets and increased communications.

Cassandra Brooks

Cassandra Brooks wins high praise, awards

Oct. 20, 2022

Cassandra Brooks, a scientist who ‘always undercut’ herself, is being honored by the Explorers Club and the Society of Women Geographers.

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A game of numbers: Why Ukraine is eager for more air defense resources

Oct. 19, 2022

What will it take for Ukraine to defend against the ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and explosive drones raining down on the country? The question is not so much what as how many. CU expert Iain Boyd explains on The Conversation.

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Researchers studying climate futures shouldn’t jump to extremes

Oct. 19, 2022

A CU Boulder-led team is pushing for climate scientists to put the more likely and plausible middle-of-the-road scenarios at the research forefront instead of solely the worst-case futures.

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Basics Needs Center addresses food insecurity, provides resources

Oct. 19, 2022

A virtual and physical hub of services, the Basic Needs Center collaborates with on-campus and community partners to serve as a campus care collective. The new center was established within the Division of Student Affairs as part of the Buff Undergraduate Success initiative.

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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.