Person hiking at sunrise in Chautauqua Park in Boulder, Colorado

Exposure to great outdoors reduced risk of depression, anxiety during pandemic

March 1, 2022

A new study of 1,200 Denver residents found those who spent more time in green spaces the first year of the pandemic reported less anxiety and depression. It also found that more than one-third spent more time in parks and on trails than they did pre-pandemic.

CU Boulder Police Sgt. John Zizz leads active harmer training class on campus

CUPD to host free active harmer response class March 3

March 1, 2022

Learn what to do in an active harmer situation using the Run, Hide, Fight response protocol. Open to all students, faculty and staff, no registration is needed; simply show up ready to learn.

In-person Conference on World Affairs panel in 2019

Conference on World Affairs to return in person and online April 6–9

March 1, 2022

The Conference on World Affairs will return in person with most sessions available via livestream online. One hundred diverse speakers and performers will participate in 125 panel discussions, performances and keynote events on the CU Boulder campus.

Employees in a meeting

Ombuds ‘lunch and learn’ March 22: Keeping conflict productive

Feb. 28, 2022

In this virtual skill building “lunch and learn” presented by Jenn Mahoney, learn where defensiveness comes from, explore what the likely triggers are, and discover a plan for how to disrupt it in the moment.

Buffalo sculpture

Spring Philanthropy Month begins March 1

Feb. 25, 2022

March is Spring Philanthropy Month, when CU student groups team up with the CU Boulder Alumni Association and Herd Leadership Council to raise funds for causes they care about. There are over a dozen student groups participating, and you can make a difference by contributing to their crowdfunding campaigns.

Chancellor Phil DiStefano speaks at the chancellor's annual summit

Summit shines light on climate change as human rights crisis

Feb. 25, 2022

Scientists, policymakers including Gov. Jared Polis, and CU Boulder leaders addressed about 200 people Wednesday night, who braved frigid temperatures to attend the chancellor’s annual summit, dubbed Working to Forge a Just and Sustainable Future.

Pine trees covered in snow on the CU Boulder campus

Diversity, equity and inclusion update: February 2022 issue

Feb. 24, 2022

This month’s update includes reminders about the Campus Culture Survey, #BeTheChange Challenge and UndocuAlly sessions. There are also resources for sustaining our practice of inclusion and more.

A Protect Our Herd–face covering required sign at the entrance of Farrand Field

COVID-19 campus update: Feb. 24 issue

Feb. 24, 2022

Submit your proof of COVID-19 vaccine booster or exemption paperwork today to be in compliance with CU Boulder’s updated COVID-19 guidance, information about the COVID-19 dashboard and reminders about mask requirements.

An aerial view of the Champions Center and CU Boulder campus.

CU Athletics unveils new diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan

Feb. 23, 2022

The University of Colorado Athletics Department has unveiled its new goal-targeted strategy that will help CU continue to build a culture that places the highest of values on core diversity, equity and inclusion principles.

Students receiving prize money at the 2019 New Venture Challenge

Get ready for New Venture Challenge prize nights in March

Feb. 22, 2022

Mark your calendar for the climate (March 8), female founders (March 9) and cross-campus (March 14) prize nights of this season's New Venture Challenge. The NVC is a CU Boulder program and competition giving aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to build a startup through outstanding support and mentorship.