Published: Nov. 4, 2019

This week brings talk by leading Silicon Valley venture capitalist, rock wall climbing contest, “Jews Out West” symposium and exhibit preview, lots of fall fun and more.

students walking on a snowy campusMonday, Nov. 4

Trivia night

 7 p.m. ​ UMC 415
Every Monday night at the University Memorial Center, test your knowledge of everything from celebrities to sports to history and more! Sign up at 6 p.m. Free to enter, and teams and individuals are welcome. Prizes are awarded to top finishers.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

Homecoming concert

6:30–10:30 p.m. ​ UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom 
Goth Babe, known for creating surf/indie pop sounds that perfectly capture the feeling of a long summer, is headlining, and Johnny Utah and Dafna are set to open. Get details and purchase tickets.

Halloween costume climbing competition

 7–9 p.m. ​ Rec Center, climbing gym
Rescheduled due to last week's snow, here's your chance to get one more run out of your Halloween costume! Come show off your moves on the climbing wall. Prizes for top finishers and best costume. Free for Rec Center members.

New to climbing?

On Monday, Nov. 4, first-time and beginner climbers will have free access to the bouldering wall and auto-belays. Staff members will be on-hand with instructional advice and belay climbers, as well as harnesses, climbing shoes and belay devices. Experienced climbers who want to help beginners get into the wonderful world of climbing are welcome to participate.

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Wednesday, Nov. 6

Wellness Wednesdays: Smoothie bike

 2–4 p.m. ​ Wardenburg, third floor 
Curious about mindful eating? Join this Wellness Wednesday event to explore what mindful eating means and make your own smoothie on the person-powered smoothie bike!

Fireside chat with Silicon Valley venture capitalist

 5–7 p.m. ​ Idea Forge
Join CU Boulder's Women in Entrepreneurship Club to hear Faran Nouri, leading Silicon Valley venture capitalist and CU alumna, share her inspirational entrepreneurial journey.

Buff Talks: Earth, Observation, Geospatial and Remote Sensing

 5:30–7:30 p.m. ​ Math 100 
Join this info session, as a panel of representatives from the field will answer questions about their industry and the steps they took to get where they are today.

Thursday, Nov. 7

Jews Out West symposium, exhibit preview

4:30–7 p.m. ​ Fiske Planetarium
Confronted by the aftermath of the Holocaust and the establishment of a Jewish State after World War II, Jews found new ways to think of themselves as Jewish Americans in the American West. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for an exhibit preview and light refreshments. The symposium will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. RSVP required.

Friday, Nov. 8

CU on Friday: Fall festivities

 4–6 p.m. ​ UMC 235
Join in on this UMC tradition! Make your own leaf lanterns while enjoying free caramel apples, hot apple cider, chili and corn chips.

CU Comedy open mic night

 6:30–9 p.m. ​ The Tune Up at Full Cycle
Do you enjoy listening to jokes live or telling them? Then this is the perfect place for you! No experience necessary to sign up to perform. The performers are a mystery and have ranged from pros to first-timers and everything in between.

Fri-Yay Night: Hot chocolate, snacks, crafts

 7:30–9:30 p.m. ​ UMC 247
Brrr it’s cold outside! Warm up and enjoy some hot chocolate, snacks and crafts.