Published: April 3, 2020

From the Conference on World Affairs virtual speaker series to animal webcams, we’ve got you covered with things to do this week. 

April 6–9

Vote in the CU Student Government spring 2020 election

 Online voting
The spring 2020 University of Colorado Student Government (CUSG) elections will take place this week. Students will elect four new representatives and three new student body presidents. Voting begins online at 8 a.m. April 6 and closes at 8 p.m. April 9. Learn more about the candidates and election.

April 6–10

Conference on World Affairs virtual speaker series

CWA will host a virtual speaker series including Dan Carlin, this year's livestream commencement speaker and the host of the Hardcore History podcast. The speaker sessions will be recorded and available afterward as well.

Monday, April 6

Virtual fitness at the Rec Center

Looking for ways to stay active while you’re at home? The Rec Center is hosting virtual fitness classes for you to enjoy! Ranging from mat pilates to body weight HIIT, tune in to get moving!

Tuesday, April 7

Virtual Just in Time Career Fair

15-minute virtual sessions  Handshake​
Stressed about finding a job after graduation? Or an internship for the summer? Then don’t miss this virtual career fair! Log in to Handshake on April 7 and look for the Virtual 2020 Just in Time Fair to get started. Dress professionally and be prepared with a digital copy of your résumé and your best elevator pitch.

Livestream the NVC 12 Championships

 5:30–7:30 p.m.  Zoom
Register now to see the culmination of the New Venture Challenge 12 season at the NVC Championships! Winners will pitch their business ideas for the opportunity to win up to $100,000 in prizes.

Wednesday, April 8

Wellness Wednesday: Self-care planning

2–4 p.m.  Zoom
Join Health Promotion for an online conversation around self-care planning. Worksheets to create your own personalized self-care plan will be provided.

Thursday, April 9

Animal webcams

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Just want a cute and cuddly distraction? Check out several different animal live cam options from watching silly sea otters and curious elephants or just mellow out to the hypnotic drifting jellyfish.

Friday, April 10

Virtual Tour of the Metropolitan Art Museum

Enjoy a virtual tour of the Metropolitan Art Museum in New York City and experience over 5,000 years of art from around the world!

Crafting Towel Art Animals

Sick of watching TV? Looking for something unique to do while you’re bored at home? Make a towel art animal! Select the animal that you would like to craft and follow these step-by-step guides! 


Submit a nomination for the CU Involvement Awards

Deadline April 10
Nominations are open for the CU Involvement Awards, which celebrate leadership, engagement and involvement on campus. Nominate any student, student organization or faculty/staff member who exemplified leadership and passion across the Boulder community.