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The strings of his violin: A tribute to Elijah McClain

April 20, 2021

The Cultural Events Board is sharing this video with the campus community in hopes that we will all commit ourselves to continuing to lead with love in the face of challenges and injustice.

CU Boulder Chief of Police Doreen Jokerst

From Chief Jokerst: Building an inclusive, community-centered police department

April 16, 2021

I want to share some of the steps we are taking to build a more inclusive police department that serves and protects our campus and Boulder community. We will be sharing updates in a series of stories that CU Boulder Today will begin publishing today.

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Working to build accountability, transparency and trust, CUPD turns to campus community, public safety experts

April 16, 2021

Public safety agencies, including the University of Colorado Police Department under the leadership of Chief Doreen Jokerst, are reassessing how to serve the communities they are sworn to serve and protect through greater transparency, accountability and trust.

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Boulder Faculty Assembly supports resolution on more awareness around anti-Asian racism

April 9, 2021

Suspending bylaws in order to vote, the Boulder Faculty Assembly passed a resolution at its April 1 meeting supporting more awareness around anti-Asian racism. The resolution, which Staff Council also voted to support, includes a number of resources for the campus community.

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From Rick George: Leveraging our platform in Athletics for meaningful change

April 7, 2021

Racial injustice and inequity have been embedded in our culture for centuries, and the events of the last 12 months have spurred long overdue national discussions about these issues. Read more from Athletic Director Rick George.

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CU names associate athletic director for diversity, equity and inclusion

April 6, 2021

DaWon Baker will be CU's first-ever associate athletic director for diversity, equity and inclusion. Coming from the University of Nebraska, where he served in a similar role, Baker will start May 1.

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University leaders laud federal congressional efforts to codify DACA, clear green card backlogs

March 29, 2021

CU Boulder leaders are encouraged by federal immigration legislation moving through Congress that seeks to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and other Dreamers, and to clear a green card backlog that is impacting international scholars.

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IDEA Council proposes program to establish faculty and staff affinity groups

March 26, 2021

Building on its commitment to improving the university’s recruitment and retention of students, staff and faculty this year, the IDEA Council has proposed a program that will facilitate faculty and staff participation in campus affinity groups.

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A conversation with inclusion advocate Schuyler Bailar

March 23, 2021

The first transgender athlete to compete on an NCAA Division 1 men’s team is the keynote speaker at CU Boulder's March 24 Inclusive Sports Summit. The summit is open to the community, however, Bailar's presentation is open only to CU students and employees.

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Task force issues recommendations to build trust, accountability, transparency between CUPD, campus community

March 22, 2021

The Community Safety Task Force, which has been examining ways of strengthening the relationship between the University of Colorado Police Department and the campus community, has issued final recommendations.