Community & Culture

Faculty in Focus No. 12: The Dialogist

Boulder native Karen Ramirez developed a passion for the American West during a teaching assignment in the Far East. While teaching high school English in Japan and being immersed in Japanese culture for a year, Ramirez became intrigued with the difference between the ideal of the Western American culture of individualism, self reliance and mobility in contrast to Japanese culture’s strong ideal of communalism and interdependence.

CU-Boulder University Libraries to host exhibit and events on 100th anniversary of Rocky Mountain National Park

February 27, 2015

University Libraries at the University of Colorado Boulder is hosting an exhibit and multiple events to honor the 100th anniversary of Rocky Mountain National Park.

The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library is featuring a new exhibit, “Expressions of Rocky Mountain National Park: A Centennial Celebration,” featuring a selection of art, maps, and companion writings and objects showcasing the park’s natural wonders and 100-year history. It will be on display through Aug. 13.

Student's vision becomes a 'Global Student Initiative'

When Leslie Dong was 13 years old she traveled to China with her mother and siblings where they spent three years immersed in Chinese culture and learned to speak both Mandarin and Cantonese.

After that time spent in China, Dong knew she wanted to do something involving the country.

Student life: Literary Buffs

Literary Buffs, a new student group on campus that aims to connect undergraduates of all disciplines who share an interest in poetry, fiction, music and art, will host its first annual Literature and Arts Festival on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 3-6 p.m.

Women's Resource Center invites CU community to open house Dec. 9

The University of Colorado Boulder Women's Resource Center (WRC) will host a campus Winter Relaxation open house on Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in UMC 415-417. Come learn more about the center and the resources it offers.

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. 


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