Kicking off the 2015-16 CU Theatre & Dance season, “[UN] W.R.A.P.: Undoing Writing, Research and Performance” explores the complexity and evolution of “Black Dance.” The three-day symposium, held Sept. 18-20 at the Irey Theatre, will look at the historical impact and ongoing contributions of African American choreographers.
Following the leadership of its member institutions, the Pac-12 Conference officially joined the Green Sports Alliance. The Pac-12 is the first collegiate sports conference to count all its members as participants in the Green Sports Alliance.
Welcome new students!
College is an exciting time to meet new people from many backgrounds and different ways of thinking, to learn more about who you are, and to think critically about your long-held beliefs, keeping some and revising others.
Last week, the CU-Boulder Conference on World Affairs held an election to round out the membership of its first-ever board. The new board, consisting of representatives from both the university and the Boulder community, will assess progress against the CWA’s strategic plan and will be at the center of CWA policy and strategic decision making.
Faculty and staff members seeking funding for projects involving entrepreneurship or a problem-solving mindset are invited to submit proposals (deadline Oct. 15) for the new CU-Boulder Campus Entrepreneurship Seed Awards. The awards, provided by the cross-campus Entrepreneurship Initiative and administered by CU-Boulder’s Silicon Flatirons Center at Colorado Law, range from $2,500 to $10,000 or more.
The purpose of the awards, which are funded by CU-Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano as well as local entrepreneur Dan Caruso, is to inspire faculty and staff to take risks, develop new projects and to encourage entrepreneurial initiative.