Community & Culture

Continuing Education celebrates 100 years of connecting communities to the University

The University of Colorado’s Division of Continuing Education has come a long way from its humble beginnings in young Macky Auditorium where burlap bags separated staff space in 1912 and the division offered 28 correspondence courses in 11 fields. Today, Continuing Education partners with CU’s academic departments to offer flexible credit courses representing 35 departments and multiple programs granting nontraditional students and community members access to campus.

CU’s three ‘Rake’s’ mark world-first shared staging of art and music

The University of Colorado Boulder is hosting a world premiere shared staging of all three versions of William Hogarth’s “Rake’s Progress” in September and October. Exhibitions of the original Hogarth artwork and prints by David Hockney, as well as the staging of Stravinsky’s opera, will provide a multidisciplinary interpretation of this seminal work in Hogarth’s career.

CU-Boulder’s Student Involvement Week kicks off Sept. 4

August 31, 2012

 

With hundreds of student groups, clubs and organizations on campus, students at the University of Colorado Boulder have numerous opportunities to find their niche.

Beginning Sept. 4, CU-Boulder will hold its annual Student Involvement Week, which includes a variety of events and fairs offering students information about different clubs and organizations on campus and in the greater Boulder community.

Student season tickets can be a transformational experience

When senior Jariya Phanpaktra first bought student tickets four years ago, she had no idea the ride it would take her on throughout her academic career at the University of Colorado.

CU-Boulder to begin construction of carbon-conscious campus utility system

August 30, 2012

 

The first phase of construction on a University of Colorado Boulder campus utility project -- which will provide efficient heating and cooling while significantly reducing the university’s carbon emissions -- begins this week with utility work and construction staging on the south side of campus.

The project is expected to be complete in the winter of 2014 and involves three major components: renovation of the campus Power House on 18th Street; construction of a separate, new heating and cooling plant; and installation of new utility distribution systems.

No-sort recycling in CU housing and dining helps make landfill diversion easy

August 28, 2012

 

Recycling bins located throughout Housing and Dining Services at the University of Colorado Boulder are now single-stream receptacles, helping to make landfill diversion as simple as can be.

The new system, implemented this week in residence halls, dining facilities and at the Center for Community, allows all recyclables to be tossed into one container, alleviating the task of sorting materials.

Recycling throughout the rest of the campus will remain a dual-stream system with “paper” and “co-mingled container” categories.

No-sort recycling in CU housing and dining helps make landfill diversion a no-brainer

Recycling bins located throughout Housing and Dining Services at the University of Colorado Boulder are now single-stream receptacles, helping to make landfill diversion as simple as can be.

Pro Cycling Challenge warms up the route for Buff Bicycle Classic

Two weeks after professional cyclists race through Boulder and up Boulder Canyon, some riders in the 10th Annual Buffalo Bicycle Classic will follow much of the same route, the most mountainous section of Stage 6 of the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Since 2003, the Buffalo Bicycle Classic has raised more than $1.6 million for scholarships and has funded more than 730 scholarships. The event is the single largest source of scholarships for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Pro Cycling Challenge racers warm up route for ‘inclusive’ CU-Boulder scholarship ride

August 24, 2012

 

Two weeks after professional cyclists race through Boulder and up Boulder Canyon, some riders in the 10th Annual Buffalo Bicycle Classic will follow much of the same route, the most mountainous section of Stage 6 of the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

The pros ride through on Aug. 25 and the Elevations Credit Union Buffalo Bicycle Classic is scheduled for Sept. 9. The classic raises scholarship funds for high-performing University of Colorado Boulder students who qualify for financial aid.

CU-Boulder, city of Boulder to increase funding for relocation of Grandview Terrace bungalows

August 23, 2012

 

The University of Colorado Boulder and the city of Boulder today announced an agreement to jointly increase the amount of funding available for the relocation of three bungalows from the Grandview Terrace area.

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