Published: Nov. 18, 2019

This week brings Cosmic Casino and Galaxy Game Night, an overdose prevention and response training, a TEDxCU workshop on how to have difficult conversations with the people we love and more.

Person riding a bike on campusMonday, Nov. 18

Overdose Prevention and Response Training

2–3 p.m. Wardenburg, third floor
Learn how to recognize and respond to an alcohol, opioid or other drug-related emergency in this free one-hour training. Attendees will learn how to recognize signs of alcohol poisoning and overdose, how and when to use naloxone and strategies to prevent overdose.

UMC Farewell Feast

4–6 p.m. UMC 235
Join the UMC to celebrate mid-semester accomplishments! Enjoy a hearty meal before you head off to a much-deserved fall break.

China Town Hall

4–7 p.m.  Wolf Law 204
George Stephanopoulos will moderate this year’s webcast discussion on the topic of the current Sino-American relationship and the impact it is having on us, on our businesses, our educational institutions, our communities, our states, our country. Following the webcast, there will be a panel on how the U.S.-China relationship impacts CU research and education. The panel will be moderated by the Director of the Center for Asian Studies, Tim Oakes, and will feature professors Waleed Abdalati, Terri Fiez, Diana Salazar, Jimmy Ilseng, Tim Weston and Emily Yeh.

Tuesday, Nov. 19

EU Chat: “The Economics & Politics of Immigration in the EU”

12:30–1:30 p.m. CASE W313
Immigration has taken center stage in political discussions both in Europe and in the U.S. This talk will review recent trends in immigration, the underlying factors that drive migratory flows, the economic and budgetary implications and the policy actions taken by the EU and its member states. It will offer an opportunity to learn from each other’s experience and to create new ideas that can help the EU to design new policies. Registration required.

Space Minor Cosmic Casino and Galaxy Game Night

6–8 p.m. Idea Forge, east side of Fleming
The Space Minor is hosting a Cosmic Casino and Galaxy Game night, open to all CU Boulder students. There will be lots of fun games, free food, great prizes for everyone and even a scholarship for Space Minor enrolled students. This is an event you don't want to miss!

TEDxCUSalon: How to Have Difficult Conversations With the People We Love

6:30–8:30 p.m. UMC Aspen Rooms
Navigating difficult conversations can often feel treacherous, especially with loved ones. In this workshop, you will begin to conceptualize conflict as an opportunity for growth by learning the different “languages” we use to engage with conflict, the factors that contribute to escalation, and strategies for de-escalation. Registration is required. 

Wednesday, Nov. 20

CU Housing Fair

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom
Looking for housing for next semester or next year? The CU Housing Fair is a great way to explore local housing options from multiple landlords, property managers and vendors.There will be free pizza around noon and a raffle for a flat screen TV.

Changing Climate Changing Health

7–8:30 p.m.  Benson 185
Join GlobeMed at CU Boulder for this panel discussion on the local and global impact of climate change on health. The panel will discuss how climate change will impact human health and who will be most affected.

Thursday, Nov. 21

CU Boulder Wind Symphony concert

7:30 p.m.  Macky Auditorium
The Wind Symphony's final concert of the fall semester will feature a variety of music, from Stravinsky to modern works written within the last three years. Composed of the most outstanding wind, brass and percussion students in the College of Music, the Wind Symphony is dedicated to performing the finest wind repertoire. Can't make it? Check out the the Symphonic Band concert on Nov. 20.

Friday, Nov. 22

Fri-Yay Nights: Animal Strength

5–6 p.m.  Rec Center, Studio 2
Build strength, agility, mobility and coordination through animal movements! This class incorporates a full-body workout with calisthenics. No experience necessary; all levels are welcome.