Published: Feb. 17, 2020
Students bowling in the UMC Connection

This week brings a mac and cheese bar, AR/VR Show-and-Tell, succulent planting and stone decorating, a census info session, a poetry slam, CU women’s lacrosse and basketball games and more.

Monday, Feb. 17

I Love Mondays: Mac and cheese bar

2–3 p.m. UMC North Dining Room
Did someone say mac and cheese?! Cure your case of the Monday blues, take a break from studying and kick start your week with a mac and cheese bar at the UMC.

Days of Gratitude

 Feb. 17–21
Practicing gratitude helps us slow down and appreciate all of the good things happening in the world and in our own lives. Recognizing the sources of our joy also allows us to pay it forward to others. Celebrate and share gratitude at events all week long!

Tuesday, Feb. 18

AR/VR Show-and-Tell

2–4 p.m. Norlin E206
Join the Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship (CRDDS) for the first Digital Scholarship Open House of the semester. Learn about augmented reality and virtual reality tools, and demo each other's projects and works-in-progress. Present a lightning talk, or just come to learn and see what other people are working on. Light refreshments will be served. 

President’s Sustainability Solutions Challenge info session

5–6 p.m. UMC Aspen Rooms
PSSC is a competition series that seeks to encourage student-led innovation in sustainability on CU campuses or through the CU system with a chance to win up to $3,000! Join this info session to learn about the challenge, explore ideas about potential proposals and meet potential teammates interested in participating.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Wellness Wednesday: Succulent planting, stone decorating

2–4 p.m. Wardenburg, third floor
What are you grateful for? Practice gratitude this week by planting cute, little succulents and decorating stones.

Define a Decade: Census information and engagement session

5–6 p.m.  CASE W313
Learn about one of the most impactful federal projects that happens once every 10 years, and how you can encourage your community to participate. As the data that determines federal funding for our nation’s infrastructure, congressional districting and so much more, participating in the census is an  important civic duty. Come learn about what the census is, how it impacts you and how you can gain valuable leadership experience in your community. Free food and beverages are included during the informational meeting. This session will be held again on Thursday, Feb. 20, 5–6 p.m. in the UMC 386.

Thursday, Feb. 20

Buffalo Nites: Poetry Slam

7–9 p.m. Old Main Chapel
Join CSI for the annual Poetry Slam: Watch your fellow Buffs show off their skills and compete for prizes. A coffee hour with snacks will be held before the event.

Friday, Feb. 21

The Connection grand reopening

4–7 p.m. The Connection
Head to the newly renovated Connection in the UMC for free food, live music and comedy, free billiards and video games, discounted bowling, a visit from Chip the Buffalo and more! 

CU lacrosse vs. Harvard

4 p.m. Kittredge Field
Support the women's lacrosse team as they take on Harvard in this afternoon match.

Fri-Yay Nights: Pizza and women’s basketball

6–10 p.m. ECCR 245
Meet up for pizza and then walk over to the CU Events Center to cheer on our Buffs as they take on Arizona State! Entry to the game is free with a Buff OneCard.