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Campus Happenings

Student Events & Updates



Week of August 26
 Photo of the Week
 
Anschutz students participated in CU on the Tee this summer. It was a 6-week program sponsored by the Colorado Golf Association aimed at getting young professionals involved in the game of golf.
Watch for new opportunities to join the next session of CU on the Tee! 
 
picture of student equipment available for check out

This Week's Events

Active Harmer Training
Monday, August 26, 11:30am - 1pm
Learn to be prepared and aware
Offered by University Police
Free pizza
Ed 2 N, room 1206

Welcome Wednesday
Wednesday, August 28, 5pm
Check out CU Anschutz student organizations
Free food and Eileen's Cookies
Bring your own water bottle!
Strauss Library Commons

CMA+AMC Movie Night

Thursday, August 29, 5pm
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Movie and discussion
Food provided
Bushnell Auditorium, Fitzsimmons Bldg 

Upcoming Events

Wanting to Cut Back?
Wednesday, September 4, 5pm
Skills-based group for students 
Decrease your use of alcohol or other substances
Fitzsimmons, room E-2305


Football Fitness Boot Camp
Wednesday, September 4, 6pm
Football themed boot camp
Wear NFL attire for a fun night on the field
Presented by the Health and Wellness Center
Tickets are $10 or free for members

Parade Grounds

ADHD Skills Group
Friday,September 6, noon
Weekly group will discuss strategies for goal achievement
Take charge of your challenges
Presented by Student Mental Health
Fitzsimmons, Room E-2301

Therapy Focused Book Club
Monday, September 9, 5:10pm
The Narcissistic Family, by Pressman & Pressman
10 week  group, various therapeutic topics
Student Mental Health


Ayurveda: An Introduction 
Tuesday, September 10, noon
Strauss-Wisneski Lecture
Free lecture series on integrative health
Strauss Health Sciences Library, Reading Room


QPR Suicide Prevention Training
Wednesday, September 11, noon
Learn the 3 steps to help save a life
Open to all students, faculty and staff

Sponsored by CU Johnson Depression Center
RSVP Required - Space is limited
Lily Marks Conference Room


Women in Leadership Power Breakfast
Thursday, September 12
Diversity in Leadership with Dr. Shanta Zimmer
Open to all Anschutz students, faculty and staff
RSVP Required
Breakfast - 7:00 am Education Bridge
Talk - 7:30 am Ed 2 N room 1102

Understanding Depression
Friday, September 13, noon
Resources and support tools 
Open to all students, faculty and staff

Sponsored by CU Johnson Depression Center
RSVP Required - Space is limited
Lily Marks Conference Room

Anschutz Block Party 
Wednesday, September 18, 11am-2pm
Food trucks, booths, prizes and more!
Apply for a booth for your organization
Bonfils Circle


Todd Siler: Mind Matters
Thursday, September 19, 4pm
Discussion with Todd Siler and Curator Simon Zalkind at 5:30
Fulginiti Pavilion, Gossard Forum


Piano Concert - Dr. Richard Kogan
Thursday, September 19, 7pm
Schumann: Music, Mood Swings and Madness
Free and open to the public
Suggested donation of $20
Donations support the CU Anschutz Choir and Orchestra
Education 2 South Auditorium 


Active Harmer Training
Tuesday, September 24, 11:30am - 1pm
Learn to be prepared and aware
Offered by University Police
Free pizza
Ed 2 N, room 1206

Stress Management
Monday, September 30, noon
Learn ways to reduce stress
Open to all students, faculty and staff

Sponsored by CU Johnson Depression Center
RSVP Required - Space is limited
Lily Marks Conference Room

Save the Date: Ski Daze!
Tuesday and Wednesday, October 8 & 9
More details to come
Boettcher Commons 

Lemonade Wagon
Wednesday, October 16, noon
Free lemonade and Eileen's cookies
Students, faculty and staff welcome
Boettcher Commons

Self-Care
Tuesday, October 17, 9am
Learn the importance and necessity of self-care
Open to all students, faculty and staff

Sponsored by CU Johnson Depression Center
RSVP Required - Space is limited
Lily Marks Conference Room

Active Harmer Training
Thursday, October 17, 11:30am - 1pm
Learn to be prepared and aware
Offered by University Police
Free pizza
Ed 2 N, room 1206

Mindfulness
Tuesday, October 22, noon
Discussion and hands-on exercises 
Open to all students, faculty and staff

Sponsored by CU Johnson Depression Center
RSVP Required - Space is limited
Lily Marks Conference Room

Active Harmer Training
Wednesday, November 13, 11:30am - 1pm
Learn to be prepared and aware
Offered by University Police
Free pizza
Ed 2 N, room 1103

Active Harmer Training
Monday, December 9, 11:30am - 1pm
Learn to be prepared and aware
Offered by University Police
Free pizza
Ed 2 N, room 1206

News and Noteworthy

Join the Student Health Promotion Committee (SHPC)! Students from all schools/college are working collaboratively to implement positive initiatives and create a culture of health and wellness on campus. Join the committee to: Launch campus wide initiatives and programs; apply academic coursework to real-world applications; gain leadership experience and build your resume; and HAVE FUN! Email AnschutzSHPC@gmail.com for more information.

Join the CMA+AMC for the celebration of the Holy Mass on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Mass begins at 12:20pm with confessions before (as early as 12:00 PM) or after by request. Lunch is provided! 

New fall on-campus courses for Basic Life Support now available! The required American Heart Association certification for healthcare providers can be completed on-campus during after-hours courses provided throughout the semester. Register for your course today. Questions? Email or call 303.724.2866.

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