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Campus Happenings

Student Events & Updates



Week of February 24
 
 Photo of the Week 
 
On Friday, February 14, the Strauss Library hosted therapy dogs for Valentine's Day! This is Hamilton in his professional work environment. CU Anschutz students, faculty, and staff stopped in to enjoy several different breeds of dog throughout the afternoon. Watch for more great events at the Strauss Health Sciences Library! 
 
students in line for hot chocolate at the first snow celebration

News and Noteworthy

The Office of Student Health Insurance is collecting feedback on the student health insurance offered by CU Anschutz Medical Campus. We want to hear what you like and dislike about the current insurance plan! Take our survey today! The survey closes on 02/27/2020.

Join the Department of Psychiatry for our new DBT skills group. This is a 13-week series of psychoeducation for improving your quality of life! This group is lead by Danielle Sukenik, licensed therapist. Classes held in Fitzsimons Room 2305. Register Today!

Be Heard! Big changes are coming to how you access Office 365 applications (email, OneDrive, OneNote, Teams, and more).OIT wants your input on the impacts to you and how we help make the roll-out go smoothly. Attend our student focus group and have your voice heard!

This Week's Events

Writer & Director Preston Sturges
Monday, February 24, noon
Presented by Howie Movshovitz, PhD
Free and open to the public
Fulginiti Pavilion, Gossard Forum


CU Anschutz Bible Study
Monday, February 24, 6:30pm
Presented by the Catholic Medical Association
The First Corinthians by Dr. Tim Gray
Free snacks
Register Today

Lunch and Learn: Composting & Recycling 101
Tuesday, February 25, Noon
Back by popular demand!
Presented by the Student Health Promotion Committee and Eco-Cycle
Proper recycling and composting techniques
RSVP today!
Education 2 Norht, Room 1102

Suicide Prevention Training 
Tuesday, February 25, 1:00pm
Evidence based training teaching warning signs
Learn 3 simple steps to save a life
Free training, register today!
Education 2 North, room 1308


Women in Leadership Series
Wednesday, February 26, 7:00am

Lilly Marks, Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Colorado
Networking and breakfast 7-7:30am
Presentation 7:30-8:45
RSVP requested
Education 2 South Auditorium (room 1102)

A Journey of Medical Professionalism: Two Initiatives of the ABIM Foundation
Thursday, February 27, Noon
How trust contributes to better outcomes, increased patient satisfaction and greater physician well-being.
Daniel Wolfson, Executive Vice President & COO of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Fulginiti Pavilion


Noche de Fuego!
Friday, February 28, 8:00pm-11:00pm
Empanada bar and mocktails
Music and Salsa dancing instructors
RSVP today!
Presented by Latin X Medical Student Association
Krugman Hall


Student Veteran Night w/ Colorado Mammoths
Saturday, February 29, 7:30pm

Tickets are $14 - portion benefits Student Veterans Organization
Buy your tickets today!
Pepsi Center

Upcoming Events

Free Ice Cream Social
Tuesday, March 3, Noon
Courtesy of the Student Veterans of America at CU Anschutz
Served by Joshua and Mac
Education 1, First floor lobby

Strauss-Wineski Lecture
Wednesday, March 11, Noon
Impacting the Healing Environment:
Using Healing Touch as a Nonpharmacoligic Modality
Strauss Health Sciences Library, Reading Room

CU at the Ballpark
Saturday, April 4, 6:10pm
College of Nursing Fundraiser
Rockies opening weekend vs the San Diego Padres
Buy tickets today!
Coors Field - 2001 Blake St. Denver

Did You Know?

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has a designated quiet space for practicing individuals to retreat for Salah (Daily Prayers). This space is on the Education 2 South Building, 2nd floor Room 2205A. All are welcome to visit and use whenever needed. The space comes with running water for wooduh, Sajadahs and Quranic texts, supplication, and Hadith books.There is congregational Jumah Prayers every Friday at 12:30pm. To be part of the task force advocating for this, please contact Beauty Jobe at the Office of Student Life on njareh.jobe@ucdenver.edu.