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8 things to check off your to-do list

March 16, 2023

Don't forget to take the graduate student survey, pick up free Narcan, download the CU Boulder Life app, check your degree progress, review deadlines for several awards nominations and more.

Chancellor Philip DiStefano greets Violeta Chapin (left, Clinical professor of law and co-director of clinical programs and Reiland Rabaka, Professor of African, African American and Caribbean Studies and founding director of the Center for African and African American Studies to the 2023 Chancellor’s Summit for the University of Colorado Boulder. (Photo by Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado)

Perspectives on democracy headlined this year’s chancellor summit

March 15, 2023

A number of CU Boulder faculty experts addressed various aspects of democracy and social mobility in a pluralistic society—the theme of the 2023 Chancellor’s Annual Summit. See photos from the event.

Pearl Street in Boulder

Money-saving tips for your spring break

March 15, 2023

Spring break plans can get expensive. But you don’t have to extend your budget to have a good time. Whether you have a fun trip planned or are staying in the Boulder area, here are a few money-saving tips to help you enjoy your spring break.

aerial view of CU Boulder campus

CU Boulder addressing employee retention, recruitment through compensation strategy, actions

March 15, 2023

As the offices of Finance and Business Strategy and Human Resources work on creating a long-term strategic compensation plan for the campus, CU Boulder leadership continues to take meaningful action to recruit and retain quality employees through salary and wage increases.

Campus community members working on laptops inside the CASE building

Join the Thriving in Wellness workshop March 23

March 15, 2023

This event is for faculty in their first three years at CU Boulder. Please join the final Thriving at CU event for the 2022–23 academic year, discussing resources to support mental health and well-being, work-life balance and more.

A sculpture and a flower bed outside the UMC

Voting to end March 17 for Staff Council representatives

March 15, 2023

All classified and university staff received unique voting links via their Colorado email accounts on Feb. 27. If you cannot find yours, contact Staff Council for a re-send. Cast your vote by end-of-day March 17.

Sierra Nevada covered in snow

Why rain on snow in the California mountains worries scientists

March 14, 2023

Another atmospheric river is hitting the state, raising flood risks as rain falls on deep snowpack. Rain on snow is also a growing problem as the planet warms. CU expert Keith Musselman discusses on The Conversation.

Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse ‘eerily reminiscent’ of 2008 crisis

March 14, 2023

We’ve seen this movie before, so how could history be repeating itself so soon? Experts from the Leeds School of Business reflect on the Silicon Valley Bank collapse and discuss what went wrong.

accessible garden on campus

Regional compost changes to impact some campus composting

March 14, 2023

The service provider for Front Range regional composting is narrowing the types of compost streams it will accept, reducing the types of items that can be composted on campus.

Black man leading an African dance performance

Expanding the student experience through world music

March 14, 2023

CU Boulder's world music ensembles mark three decades of exploring artistic identity, intercultural collaboration, global pedagogy and multidisciplinary approaches to music-making at the College of Music.