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Series of events to commemorate National First-Generation Celebration Week

Oct. 25, 2022

You're invited to participate in multiple events from Nov. 7 to Nov. 11 that are dedicated to celebrating our first-generation college students at CU Boulder.

Police Chief Doreen Jokerst

When faculty and staff notice behaviors of concern

Oct. 21, 2022

After a University of Arizona professor was recently shot and killed by a former student, CU Boulder faculty and staff asked about safety protocols on our own campus. Police Chief Doreen Jokerst addresses the protective and support measures we have in place.

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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.

Dan Strain

Dan Strain earns honorable mention in national science writing awards

Oct. 20, 2022

The National Association of Science Writers has awarded CU Boulder science writer Dan Strain an honorable mention in its prestigious Excellence in Institutional Writing Awards competition for his story “A Walk in Two Worlds.”

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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.