Community & Culture

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.

Fiske Planetarium: Out of this world student experiences across disciplines

Fiske Planetarium is much more than a cool place to explore the universe in high definition picture and sound. It’s helping prepare CU-Boulder students for careers in a wide range of professions, and it is allowing faculty across disciplines--not just astrophysics--to create engaging educational experiences for their classes.

Peace in Sight

Seated on a rumbling eight-passenger plane approaching a desolate airstrip in Africa’s war-torn South Sudan, Jordan Campbell (Comm’91) couldn’t help but feel nervous.

A novel venue enables a novel's presentation

Coming up in the CU-Boulder’s ATLAS Black Box Theater is square product theatre’s production of "SLAB," an adaptation of Denver writer Selah Saterstrom’s forthcoming novel. The story is about a woman’s life in the American South told through her memories and from the slab of her post-Katrina home.

Shakespeare festival is just one of many summer campus highlights

CU-Boulder is not a place that goes to rest during the summer. If you’re lucky enough to be here, Boulder’s backyard of open space, combined with campus performances and a multitude of music and arts festivals will offer limitless options to stay busy through the final days of summer.

Rocky Flats raid, history topic of June 6 - 8 event

Friday, June 6, marks the 25th anniversary of the FBI and EPA raid on Rocky Flats, the former U.S. nuclear weapons facility in Arvada. In an effort to recognize a significant part of Colorado’s history, the Arvada Center of the Arts, in partnership with CU-Boulder's Center of the American West, will host a weekend-long event, "Rocky Flats Then and Now: 25 Years After the Raid," June 6 - 8.

CU-Boulder Professor Emeritus Len Ackland will give the event’s introduction talk, “Rocky Flats Then and Now” on Friday, June 6, at 7 p.m.

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