Marie Banich, a leading brain researcher who truly does understand what teens are thinking, and Adam Bradley, who makes the case for pop music as poetry, are among the featured presenters on the first stop of Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano’s CU Boulder Next national tour.
The nine-stop tour launches Feb. 24 in Los Angeles and will span four years. The outreach tour aims to bring people together around shared interests, inspire creativity and collaboration and deepen partnerships.
DiStefano invites prospective students and families, friends of the university, alumni and business and community leaders to learn more about what’s on the horizon at Colorado’s flagship campus in the realms of research, innovation, culture and education. Read his message about CU Boulder Next.
“This exciting program showcases the phenomenal breadth of academic achievement that makes CU Boulder a top university for innovation,” said DiStefano. “We look forward to interacting with alumni, donors, parents and prospective students in cities across the U.S. beginning in Los Angeles.”
Topics to be explored in LA include:
This exciting program showcases the phenomenal breadth of academic achievement that makes CU Boulder a top university for innovation."
The tour programming takes a deep dive into the university’s three strategic imperatives: shaping tomorrow’s leaders, positively impacting humanity and being a top university for innovation.
Activities include: short, Ted-style talks – called Buff Talks - by faculty and students who are breaking the boundaries in research, arts and culture. In addition, there will be interactive kiosks where participants can chat informally with each other or campus representatives, and a range of inspiring performances. Participants will also have an opportunity to chat with the chancellor and other campus leaders.
Other CU Boulder Next tour stops include: Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Chicago, New York City and Boulder. Read more here.