Published: Feb. 24, 2020

This week brings a pingpong tournament, the C4C Pollinator Dinner, movie screenings, Destination Startup, free classes at The Rec and more.

Students walking through snow-cleared sidewalk on campusTuesday, Feb. 25

Spring Diversity and Inclusion Summit

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  UMC
Join the campus for a full day of conference-style sessions including experts focusing on making excellence inclusive.

Pingpong tournament

6 p.m.  UMC, The Connection
Who’s ready to get their pingpong game on? Come test your luck at a single or double knock-out pingpong tournament. This is a new and special addition to The Connection. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers!

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Inclusive Sports Summit: Awareness Leading to Action

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Dal Ward, Rec Center
Join CU’s third annual Inclusive Sports Summit! This event provides a space for everyone to discuss social issues while embracing one's differences through interactive presentations, panel discussions and experiential opportunities. Topics will include social justice, LGBTQ, race and ethnicity, health and wellness, and careers in relation to sports and recreation. Keynote speakers include Phillip Lindsay, CU alum and running back for the Denver Broncos, and Kate Fagan, CU alum and bestselling author of What Made Maddy Run.

C4C Pollinator Dinner

5–7:30 p.m.  C4C Dining Center
Join the CU Bee Club and C4C Dining Center for a pollinator dinner. All ingredients used in the specialty meals will be pollinator-friendly, and the Bee Club will have a table and variety of honey samples.

Thursday, Feb. 27

Destination Startup

7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Westin Westminster
Destination Startup connects Colorado’s most promising ventures with funding and networking opportunities so they can take the next step toward commercialization. This year's event, hosted by Venture Partners at CU Boulder, will feature 18 startups from CU Boulder, CU Anschutz, CU Denver, UCCS, Colorado State University, Colorado School of Mines and NIST. 

Program Council Film Series: Joker

8–10 p.m. Chem 140
Join Program Council for a free screening of this Academy Award-winning movie. Popcorn included.

Free events at The Rec for Body Image Awareness Month

Through Feb. 27 Rec Center
The month of February is dedicated to body image awareness, with a different theme each week. Events this week include a workshop on intuitive eating and meditation, strength training classes and a discussion on positive self-talk.

Friday, Feb. 28

Fri-Yay Nights: Leap year celebration

5–8 p.m. UMC west ballroom
Fri-Yay Nights brings a variety of fun activities to kick off the weekend right. Join your fellow Buffs to celebrate the leap year with a personal time capsule, origami and games. 

Open Space

7:30 p.m. University Theatre, Charlotte York Irey Theatre  $16
Be moved by dance works that lilt, groove and tumble across a spectrum of styles in this student-produced and CU Dance Connection-curated series. Tickets sell fast, but in the dynamic Charlotte York Irey Theatre, every audience member gets a front-row experience to the extraordinary works from CU Dance. Showing through March 1. Get 25% off your ticket with a Buff OneCard.

Program Council Film Series: Zombieland

8–10 p.m. Chem 140
Join Program Council for a free screening of Zombieland: Double Tap. As always, popcorn included.