Lectures & Seminars

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Advocating inclusion in tech: Former Obama advisor to share lessons learned

May 23, 2017

On May 31, Ruthe Farmer, former senior policy advisor for tech inclusion in the Obama Administration, will share the story of her unconventional 16-year career as an advocate for tech and engineering education and equity.Read more »
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Ethics and Compliance Brown Bag to discuss hosting minors on campus

May 11, 2017

The May 22 brown-bag session will feature a presentation by Carolyn Peet, interim director of University Risk Management, on the subject of best practices in hosting minors on campus.Read more »
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Career, personal development seminars scheduled for summer

May 4, 2017

The Department of Human Resources offers seminars and workshops year-round for employees to expand their knowledge, learn new skills or enhance overall wellbeing. If you're on campus this summer, be sure to join.Read more »
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Learn how to build a global life

May 1, 2017

When the CU Global Ambassadors convene in Boulder on May 6, they will host a student event focused on building a global career, developing global leadership skills and promoting social good worldwide.Read more »
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NASA mission results shed light on magnetic reconnection

April 28, 2017

On May 3, LASP space physics research scientist Allison Jaynes will present early results from the NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Mission, launched in 2015 to study the little-understood phenomenon magnetic reconnection.Read more »
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Visiting scholar seminar on freshwater security, science communication

April 21, 2017

On April 26, Caltech professor Jay Famiglietti will discuss the convergence of climate models and decades of satellite data that suggest an unfortunate reality: Earth's water cycle is changing.Read more »
Finnish ambassador to the United States Kirsti Kauppi

What makes Finland great for education, research and innovation?

April 20, 2017

On April 28, the Finnish ambassador to the United States Kirsti Kauppi will give a public talk at the CIRES Auditorium to discuss education, research and innovation.Read more »
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Beyond Boulder: Retired CU professor was first American woman to earn PhD in Japanese history

April 17, 2017

Joyce Chapman Lebra became increasingly aware of ethnic and class distinctions as a child in the Territory of Hawaii, which provided the impetus for her life’s mission to give a "voice to the voiceless" as a historian, author and educator.Read more »
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Kip Thorne, pioneer in gravitational waves, to give 51st Gamow lecture

April 17, 2017

Kip Thorne, pioneer in gravitational waves and creative force behind ‘Interstellar,’ will give the 51st Gamow lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Macky Auditorium.Read more »
Professor Thomas T. Veblen performing research in forest

Veblen to lecture on human, climate impact on forests and wildfires

April 17, 2017

Professor Thomas T. Veblen will deliver a Distinguished Research Lecture titled "Wildfire regime shifts in Patagonian-Andean forest ecosystems: Feedbacks and consequences in the face of climate and land-use changes" April 25.Read more »