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Campus Happenings

Weekly Events & Updates

Nov. 27, 2017

Editor’s note: The “Campus Happenings” e-newsletter is distributed weekly to students at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus by the Division of Student Affairs. Those CU Anschutz events and updates are also available on this webpage. Check in every Monday to find out what’s happening! If you have items you’d like to contribute, please complete the submission form by noon on Thursday for the following week.​


Poster presentation abstracts deadline Nov. 30! All health sciences students are encouraged to participate in the Student Research Forum’s annual poster presentations. The deadline to submit your abstracts via the Abstract Entry Form is Thursday, Nov. 30 at 12:59pm. Abstracts will be published in the program, so it’s recommended that you follow the abstract submission formatting guidelines. The posters will be judged by both students and faculty and $320 will be distributed to the top entries, based on faculty scoring. The 32nd Annual Student Research Forum will be held on Tuesday, Dec 12, from noon to 3:30pm in Education 2 North and South.

Last chance to see Rembrandt! The final day for Rembrandt: The Etchings exhibit is Friday, Dec. 1, in the Fulginiti Pavilion. This intimate display from a distinctive private collection is open to the public at no charge on weekdays from 9am – 5pm.​​


New financing options for books & supplies: For the first time, the CU Anschutz Bookstore is offering new financing options for students purchasing books, course materials and even scrubs and lab coats. Starting Monday, Dec. 4, students will be able to charge their items to either their Financial Aid account or their Student account. The program runs through Friday, Feb. 2, for the Spring 2018 semester.​ 


Monday, Nov. 27, Noon – 1pm
CU Anschutz: Rembrandt as Printmaker
Presented by Timothy J. Standring, Denver Art Museum
Learn how the master etched his way to fame
Lunch provided
CU Anschutz Fulginiti Pavilion

Thursday, Nov 30, 11am – Noon
Gender Inclusive Restroom Access
Learn why it’s important & about current accessibility  
Updates on efforts to improve access
Presented by PRISM Gay Straight Alliance
RC2-4105 (P15-4105)

Thursday, Nov. 30, 4pm – 5:30pm
Clinical Virtual Reality:
Ready for Primetime?
Presentation by Skip Rizzo, PhD
VR technologies pioneer
Applications for treating PTSD, autism & more
Presented by:
National Mental Health Innovation Center
Ed 1, P26-1300

Final day Friday Dec. 1
Open weekdays, 9am – 5pm
Rembrandt: The Etchings 
Exhibit from private collection
No charge, open to the public
CU Anschutz Fulginiti Pavilion

Thursday, Dec. 7, 11am – 2pm
Bookstore Holiday Party
Support our troops
Decorate cards & ornaments
Light refreshments
Ed 2 South, lobby outside the bookstore

Tuesday, Dec 12, Noon- 3:30pm
Noon check-in
1pm & 2:15pm poster presentation sessions
32nd Annual Student Research Forum
Includes all health sciences students
Presented by the School of Medicine
Education 2 North and South

Saturdays, Dec. 2 – Dec. 23
9am – 11am
CU South Denver:
Breakfast with Santa
Breakfast buffet & crafts with Santa and Mrs. Claus
20% CU discount code, custudent, cuemployee or cualumni
CU South Denver, 10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree

Weekdays & weekends
CU South Denver:
Films, family activities, social events
20% CU discount code, custudent, cuemployee or cualumni
CU South Denver, 10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree

CU South Denver:
Degree programs, certificates, mini schools
CU South Denver, 10035 S. Peoria St., Lone Tree​


Did you know? New student health insurance perks! The 2017 - 2018 Gold Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) includes new plan perks to give students better coverage. The new SHIP combines the best benefits of Plan A and B from 2016. Click here to check out the enhancements of the new plan!

LASIK surgery discount: CU Anschutz students, staff & faculty are eligible for a discount on LASIK eye surgery at the UCHealth Eye Center. The offer includes a complimentary initial consultation and discounted surgery & post-operative care. For details, call 720-848-2020.