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Faculty Survey Results

The faculty survey presents the opportunity for faculty members to voice concern regarding the current direction of the institution and with existing policies. As a result, the survey can be used to evaluate several different aspects of the university’s culture and operation.   One of the major topics within the faculty survey was the effects…

MWB Builds Bridges in Nicaragua

Along with the opportunities provided by the international office, student organizations also create opportunities for students to travel and gain valuable international perspective. Over winter break, Mines Without Borders traveled to Nicaragua to build a pedestrian bridge for a local community. The experience provided students with perspective to living conditions in Nicaragua and they also…

Hike for Help Travels to Nepal

Hike for Help is a student organization that travels to Nepal to conduct humanitarian work with different projects to help the local impoverished communities. This last winter break, the members traveled to Nepal with the help of  Lhakpa Sherpa, the owner of Sherpa House, to build restrooms along the heavily used trails leading up to…

CU Environmental Center: Buffs Go Green

The level of Environmental Awareness on college campuses directly affects the development of students sustainability goals and value of future action addressing climate change. Sarah-Dawn Haynes, program assistant at the environmental center at CU Boulder stated, “Students are really redefining their values. They could be extremely different from their home towns.” CU’s environmental center has…

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