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Arts & Culture Week Sept. 21-27
Arts & Culture Week highlights the breadth of artistic and cultural resources available at CU-Boulder. Starting Sept. 21 and continuing through Sept. 27, a diverse array of CU-Boulder programs will host a variety of free and low-cost events. Click here for a full schedule of events. Arts & Culture Week is presented through the cooperation of the Arts & Culture Roundtable of CU-Boulder, in recognition of the student fee funding support that is vital for cultural institutions on the Boulder campus.

Public comment invited on CU's carbon neutrality plan
A draft of the conceptual plan for carbon neutrality at CU-Boulder will be posted on the Climate, Energy & Sustainability website the week of Sept. 7 with an invitation for public comment. Prior to the plan's final publication and launch in mid-October, the public will be able to provide feedback by email and during public meetings at the UMC on Sept. 24 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room 247, and Sept. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in room 235.

‘Boulder’s Gay History: Out of the Shadows’ colloquium
On Saturday, Sept. 26, the CU Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Alumni Chapter of CU-Boulder (GLBTA Club) presents “Boulder’s Gay History: Out of the Shadows,” a colloquium examining the advancements and challenges experienced by Boulder’s gay community. Keynote Speaker Tim Fuller talks about his experience as a gay Boulder councilman recalled in a 1974 election when the city council moved to protect GLB citizens. The event takes place on Saturday, Sept. 26, 1-5 p.m. in Old Main. For more information visit the website or call 303-492-2280.

IECE faculty support lunch
The Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement presents its annual fall faculty support lunch, Sept. 30, 12-1:30 p.m. in ENVD room 134. This is a wonderful opportunity get information and support to help you with your civic engagement and service learning work. Topic: The Use of Constructive Advocacy in Civic Engagement, Guy and Heidi Burgess. Lunch provided by Udi's. RSVP by Sept. 23 to

Save the date: State of the Campus address, Monday, Oct. 5
Hear about re-accreditation and our plans for Flagship 2030 short-term implementations at the annual State of the Campus address, 3:30 p.m. in UMC room 235. The address is open to the campus community, the press, and the public. Chancellor Phil DiStefano will give an overview of the campus, its goals and priorities. A reception will follow from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the UMC fifth floor terrace.

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