Community & Culture

Chancellor’s Corner: Congratulations to the 2014 Chancellor’s Employee of the Year recipients

The annual Chancellor’s Employee of the Year Awards are presented to University of Colorado Boulder staff as recognition and appreciation for exceptional job performance and distinguished contributions to the campus community. I am pleased to announce the 2014 recipients.

Dynamic (Organic) Duo

Walking through a flood-ravaged stretch of Three Leaf Farm on the banks of Coal Creek in Lafayette, Colo., Sara Martinelli (Anth’92) surveys her surroundings with awe rather than frustration. It’s early summer. One horse pasture remains unusable, transformed into a marshy bog by the creek’s new course. Hay bales and splintered logs hang in downed cottonwoods. Some walking paths are still buried under flood debris.

Chancellor's Corner: Join me at the Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Next week will see the campus celebrate the 20th annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit, to be hosted in the University Memorial Center on Nov. 11 and 12. I want to extend a personal invitation to each member of the campus community to attend this important two-day event. This summit raises awareness on the need for our campus to continually transform itself to become more diverse, more welcoming and more inclusive of individuals, communities and ideas.

Campus community invited to attend the Diversity and Inclusion Summit Nov. 11-12

The 20th annual University of Colorado Boulder Diversity and Inclusion Summit will be held Nov. 11-12. This year, the summit continues with the theme “Building the Road Map." Complete summit schedule.

"Having our entire campus community and city and county of Boulder employees participate in the Diversity and Inclusion Summit is the key to having a successful summit and thus moving forward with our overall goal of helping our campus and community reach the goal of being a place that exemplifies diversity and inclusion," said Alphonse Keasley, CU-Boulder's assistant vice chancellor for campus climate and community engagement.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival announces 2015 lineup; season tickets on sale Nov. 3

November 03, 2014

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival has announced the lineup for its 58th annual year and two perennial Shakespeare favorites, Othello and the beloved comedy Much Ado About Nothing, will open in the Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre in June. 

Homecoming: Celebrating 100 years

Not everybody or everything makes it to 100, but the CU-Boulder Homecoming is about to reach that centennial mark. On Nov. 7, 1914, CU took on Utah to win 33-0 in the first Homecoming featuring an intercollegiate matchup. This year, from Oct. 22 to 25, CU-Boulder will host hundreds of guests at dozens of major events. 

Lt. Gov. Garcia commends programs aimed at increasing student success

Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia visited campus on Friday to learn about University of Colorado Boulder programs that focus on student success and graduation, including the CU LEAD Alliance and CU Complete.

Keeping history safe: visiting Kurdish delegation receives secret police documents from human rights archive

"...today we are here to honor the work of researchers and academics who helped keep Kurdish history safe."

An important page in history was turned yesterday on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, as Chancellor DiStefano officially handed over an electronic copy of important documents from the university’s human rights archive to a delegation of Kurdish officials.

Syrian-American musician brings message of peace to Boulder

As his country continues to suffer from civil war, terrorism and atrocities, renowned Syrian-American composer and pianist Malek Jandali will bring his message of peace and human rights to CU-Boulder with a lecture and public concert on Sept. 29.

Chancellor's Corner: A new year, and a renewed commitment to our campus climate

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to campus for the new academic year. This fall you’re going to hear from the combined leadership of the campus on the steps we are taking to improve our culture and climate, and we will be calling on you to be an active participant. Working together, we can make CU-Boulder a model for universities across the nation in creating a vibrant and engaging environment for all.

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