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Campus Happenings

Student Events & Updates



Week of August 19
 Photo of the Week
 
The CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences welcomed the Class of 2023 to school with a meet and greet. The event, hosted in Denver's Central Park, gave students a chance to interact with professors and peers before classes officially start. 
 
picture of student equipment available for check out

This Week's Events

LDSSA Institute Classes
Wednesday, August 21, noon
Study the New Testament
Weekly Classes
Lunch Provided
Ed2 N, Room 1107


Colorado ASDash 5k
Saturday, August 24, 9am
Begins in Sand Creek Park and ends at Anschtuz
Sponsored by the School of Dental Medicine 
Registration Required, $25
Sand Creek Park, Aurora

Upcoming Events

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 

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

HDHD 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


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 


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 

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

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
 

News and Noteworthy

Test drive the new student portal: We’re getting ready to roll out a new student portal and want your feedback. Next time you log in, you’ll see the Test Drive box in the upper right. Click through, take it for a spin and then use the New Portal Feedback Form to let us know what you think.

Link your existing King Soopers card to the CU Anschutz Shares Student Emergency Fund and King Soopers will automatically donate a percentage of your purchases. It takes less than 30 seconds to sign up, and requires no further steps on your part. With only 30 households participating last quarter over $500 was donated to supporting our students! Sign up today!

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.

Did You Know?

 The CU Anschutz Student Food Pantry is open to all enrolled students on campus. Located with University Police in building 406, we offer 24 hour, confidential access. Contact Campus Student Services for more information or to learn how you can support the Student Food Pantry.