Published: Sept. 20, 2018 By

This weekend, run the Nearly Naked Mile, catch a film screening and lectures, support CU volleyball and men's club hockey, join fellow grad students for a bike ride, celebrate Bisexuality Day and more.

CU on the Hill eventFriday, Sept. 21

Run the Nearly Naked Mile for a good cause

Run through campus in your underwear and donate your clothes to a good cause all by participating in the Nearly Naked Mile, The Herd’s annual fun run benefitting A Precious Child nonprofit and Denver Rescue Mission. Pre-race entertainment starts at 8 p.m. at the Koenig Alumni Center. Race starts at 9 p.m.

Friday Night Film Series: Tag

Sponsored by Program Council, this week's Friday Night Film Series will feature Tag. Popcorn and admission are free, and it will take place at 8 p.m. in Chem 140.

“One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag—risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down. This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they’re coming to get him.”

CU men’s club hockey game

The men’s CU club hockey team will take on the University of Denver in this local showdown. Admission is free, and the game starts at 7 p.m. at the The Rec's ice rink. Come support your fellow Buffs!

Lecture: “Climbing & Climate Change”

Join the Nepal English Education Foundation and the Mountain Environment Research Institute to learn about the toll that climate change takes on various outdoor sports. This event goes from 7 to 9 p.m. at Centaurus High School. Admission is $10.


Saturday, Sept. 22

“The Physics of Keeping Secrets: A Look Inside the World of Quantum Encryption”

The Saturday Physics Series will kick off with a discussion about how quantum physics offers radically new ways to encrypt, store and share secret information, even as quantum computers themselves threaten to undermine our current secret-keeping capabilities. The presentation by Professor Colin West begins at 2:30 p.m. in Duane G1B30.

Need more things to do?

The Hill Block Party

From noon to 10 p.m., local artists, vendors and music performers will set up for a day of fun. The sixth annual block party welcomes people of all ages to come to 13th Street on The Hill and take part in the festivities. Thanks to local sponsors like Fiske Planetarium, this event is free.


Sunday, Sept. 23

Graduate Cycling Club Ride

Graduate students with a passion for cycling are invited to join the cycling club for a ride though Berthoud. The group plans to cover a little over 40 miles in two and a half hours. They plan to leave from Tod's Espresso Café at 10 a.m.

CU volleyball vs. USC

Come out to support CU volleyball as they take on USC. The match starts at 1 p.m. in the CU Events Center and is free with your Buff OneCard.

Denver Digerati

Playing with light and sound, this event brings together two distinctive artists. Max Hattler and Robert Seidel are internationally known for their creative use of auditory stimulation. The event begins at 5 p.m. in the ATLAS Black Box Theatre.

Submit your art to be showcased in the UMC

The UMC Student Arts Program collects original art created by the CU Boulder student community to display throughout the building. The deadline to submit art is Dec. 15. Learn more about the submission guidelines.

Celebrate Bisexuality Day with Eliel Cruz

The CU Boulder student group Biphoria will host Eliel Cruz, an activist, speaker and writer on religion, LGBTQ issues and culture, at 5:30 p.m. in Duane 1GB20. The talk is free and open to all CU Boulder students, faculty and staff.