Lectures & Seminars

Nobel laureate Adam Riess to give Gamow Memorial Lecture at CU-Boulder March 22

March 14, 2012

Johns Hopkins University Professor Adam Riess, who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics for uncovering evidence that the universe is expanding, will give the 2012 George Gamow Memorial Lecture at the University of Colorado Boulder on Thursday, March 22.

Free and open to the public, the talk is titled “Supernovae and the Discovery of the Accelerating Universe.”  The talk will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Macky Auditorium and is intended for a general audience.

Offbeat math professor Edward Burger to speak at CU-Boulder March 15

March 08, 2012

If you despise math and the sight of an equation makes you physically ill, Professor Edward Burger of Baylor University and Williams College may be able to heal you during a talk at the University of Colorado Boulder on Thursday, March 15.

Deepwater Horizon lessons are subject of Jan. 26 lecture at CU-Boulder

January 17, 2012

The University of Colorado Boulder will host a free public lecture this month illuminating the lessons learned from the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion that killed 11 workers and resulted in the largest accidental oil spill in U.S. history.

Called “What Happened at Deepwater Horizon?” the event will be presented Jan. 26 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Mathematics Building auditorium, room 100.

Linguistics Institute to offer free films, workshops at CU-Boulder

June 20, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder will host the 2011 Linguistics Institute from July 7 to Aug. 2, a prestigious gathering of faculty and students from around the world that also will feature free films, workshops and lectures open to the public.

MIT physics Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek to give CU-Boulder's Gamow Lecture

April 18, 2011

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Frank Wilczek, who shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in physics, will give the 46th George Gamow Memorial Lecture at the University of Colorado Boulder on Tuesday, April 26.

Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox to speak at CU's Macky Auditorium

March 28, 2011

Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, will speak at the University of Colorado Boulder's Macky Auditorium on Wednesday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. He is coming to campus at the invitation of the Distinguished Speakers Board, a student organization at CU-Boulder.

Fourmile Canyon Fire to be remembered in 'Words To Stir The Soul' at CU-Boulder March 14

March 02, 2011

The University of Colorado Boulder's Center of the American West will host "Words to Stir the Soul and Reckon with Reality: The Six-Month Anniversary of the Fourmile Canyon Fire" on March 14.

CU-Boulder Arts and Culture Week Begins Sept. 19

September 16, 2010

The University of Colorado at Boulder will highlight the breadth of artistic and cultural resources available on campus through a variety of free and low-cost events during Arts and Culture Week Sept. 19-25.

Climate Science Expert Richard Alley to Speak at CU-Boulder March 29

March 24, 2010

Pennsylvania State University Professor Richard Alley, an internationally known glaciologist and climate change expert, will give the 2010 George Gamow Memorial Lecture at the University of Colorado at Boulder on Monday, March 29.

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